LIVERPOOL -- Three thoughts from Anfield on Liverpool's 5-0 win over Watford in the Premier League.
1. Liverpool bounce back in style
Responding positively to defeats is part of Liverpool's DNA under Jurgen Klopp. Mohamed Salah's sensational performance against Watford on Saturday ensured that Liverpool maintained their record of having never lost consecutive games in the league under the German.
A tough loss to swallow at Manchester United last weekend was followed up with the easiest...
LONDON -- Three thoughts on Arsenal's 3-0 win vs. Watford in the Premier League.
1. Finally, a comfortable day for Arsenal
In the broader scheme of things, this game could not possibly have meant less to Arsenal. The three points gained by beating Watford 3-0 merely moved them to within 10 of fourth place; with just eight games remaining, it's still a gap too wide.
But victory was important to continue what goodwill and confidence the Gunners gained by winning in Milan last week, ahead of Thursday's...
LONDON -- Three quick thoughts from Watford's 4-1 Premier League victory over Chelsea at Vicarage Road on Monday.
1. Watford pile pressure on beleaguered Conte
This, to put it mildly, was not the night to get Antonio Conte the public statement of support he so craves.
Chelsea picked up at Vicarage Road where they left off against Bournemouth at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday: beaten by capable but unspectacular Premier League opponents in the most limp and hapless fashion possible.
Marco Silva's sacking by Watford on Sunday means there have never been more managerial changes by this stage of a Premier League season.
The Hornets became the eighth club to change their manager since the season started, when they parted company with the Portuguese following a significant dip in form since his flirtation with the Everton vacancy in October.
Sacking season started early when Crystal Palace ended their Frank de Boer experiment just four games in, with a steady succession of clubs...