LONDON – With a 3-1 win at Burnley, Liverpool added three points on Wednesday to keep them in second place, two points behind leaders Manchester City, while Chelsea lost their third place after a 2-1 defeat at Wolverhampton.
German coach Jürgen Klopp’s Liverpool team was behind after Jack Cork scored for Burnley in the 54th minute, but the picked up their game with goals from James Milner and Brazilian Roberto Firmino in the 62nd and 69th minutes, respectively.
The Swiss Xherdan Shaqiri, in the first minute of stoppage time, scored the third goal for his team, which remain in second place with 39 points.
The third position, occupied by Chelsea, passed to Tottenham, who had a 3-0 win over Southampton and thus overtook a team that was unable to score sufficiently in Wolverhampton, where Chelsea took the lead with a goal by Ruben Loftus-Cheek but then fell behind with goals from Mexico’s Raul Jimenez and Portugal’s Diogo Jota, for a final score of 2-1.
Manchester United and Arsenal drew 2-2 in an even match in which the saves of Spanish goalkeeper David de Gea stood out.
The visitors went ahead twice, although on both occasions the players directed by Portuguese coach Jose Mourinho reacted immediately.
Everton-Newcastle and Fulham-Leicester City both drew 1-1 in the remaining matches of matchday 15 on Wednesday.