Who will win the Premier League 2020-21? Chelsea and Liverpool are the pacesetters in the Premier League horse race following successful wins on Match Day 5 contest in English Football.
While the Manchester sides; City and United are following from behind, the Blues and the Reds lead the Premier League table after a convincing win at the weekend.
Chelsea claimed a vital away win at Tottenham Hotspur thanks to second-half goals from Thiago Silva, N’Golo Kante (deflected effort) and Antonio Ruediger's striker-like finish in the penalty area.
And Liverpool also settled the score as Crystal Palace visit the Merseyside Arena on Saturday.
For the EPL top two sides; Chelsea and Liverpool, it was a goal (3-0) galore even as (Sadio) Mane marked his 100 goals for Liverpool thus joining fellow teammate Mohamed Salah as one of the Reds Centurion in the history of the club.
Both teams would slug it out at the top of the League table possibly forcing other sides to settle for their other kind of agenda in the run to the season.
While Liverpool’s win was commanding and very much alarming the whole team in the EPL are beginning to understand the message both sides are already sending across to everyone.
The fact that they’ve rarely conceded goals this term proves their overall team capability on the pitch.
That could be traced thanks to the safe hand of Alisson Becker (for Liverpool) and Senegal's Edouard Mendy (for Chelsea) in the goal.
Thomas Tuchel and Jurgen Klopp who is all of Borussia Dortmund antecedent have taken English League by surprise showing tactical ingenuity and managerial class in their respective job.
While their team of players has been responsive to their creative ideas on and off the pitch.
From all indications, Pep Guardiola and his side could find it tough dealing with the race to compete against Chelsea and Liverpool.
The draw at home against Southampton speaks very much of Manchester City’s season undoing while they trail these two sides (League leaders) in the Premier League standing.
The Citizens really need help in the striking position having only Ferran Torres and Gabriel Jesus as the only manageable personnel on the position.
Cristiano Ronaldo has hit the ground running at the Theatre of Dreams for Manchester United so far.
But his teammate Jadon Sancho is yet to come to terms in the Red Devils set-up just like he does alongside Jude Bellingham at Borussia Dortmund in Germany.
All the rave views above is revealing the significance of Liverpool and Chelsea's early-season dominance in the Premier League.
While Liverpool’s inability to beat 10 men Chelsea at Anfield for that matter suggests a lot in the League ranking between them and Chelsea.
Your guess is as good as mine on this stance as we look forward to the entertaining battle between the two sides at the top of the Premier League table following the next round of matches in the EPL.
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