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SportLiverpool top of Premier League again after beating Cardiff

21:21  21 april  2019
21:21  21 april  2019 Source:   ap.org

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CARDIFF , Wales (AP) — Liverpool returned to the top of the Premier League with a 2-0 victory at Cardiff on Sunday, which was secured in the second half by Georginio Wijnaldum's strike and James Milner's penalty. It gave Liverpool a club-record 88 Premier League points, beating the 86 managed

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Liverpool top of Premier League again after beating Cardiff© The Associated Press Liverpool's Mohamed Salah and Cardiff City's Bruno Ecuele Manga, right, battle for the ball during the English Premier League soccer match at The Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff, Wales, Sunday April 21, 2019. (David Davies/PA via AP)

CARDIFF, Wales — Liverpool returned to the top of the Premier League with a 2-0 victory at Cardiff on Sunday, which was secured in the second half by Georginio Wijnaldum's strike and James Milner's penalty.

It gave Liverpool a club-record 88 Premier League points, beating the 86 managed in the 2008-09 season, but there is still a first English title in 29 years to secure.

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Liverpool returned to the top of the Premier League with a 2-0 victory at Cardiff on Sunday, secured in the second half by Georginio Wijnaldum's strike and It gave Liverpool a club-record 88 Premier League points, beating the 86 managed in the 2008-09 season, but there is still a first English title in

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Liverpool holds a two-point advantage over Manchester City, which has a game in hand and plays at Manchester United on Wednesday.

Liverpool's breakthrough against relegation-threatened Cardiff only came in the second half — the sixth successive league game which Liverpool has won by scoring a winner after the break.

Trent Alexander-Arnold delivered a corner to the near post where Wijnaldum met it to grab the opener in the 57th minute.

Liverpool was disrupted further by losing Fabinho following a clash of heads and Milner was sent on to play what proved to be a decisive role.

Milner netted from the penalty spot in the 81st minute after Sean Morrison grappled Mohamed Salah, who fell to the ground.

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