MATCHDAY: Liverpool seeks to move 5 points clear in EPL
A look at what’s taking place around European soccer on Sunday: ENGLAND Liverpool can open a five-point lead in the Premier League by beating West Bromwich Albion at Anfield. It is set to be a damage-limitation exercise for West Brom, whose freshly hired manager Sam Allardyce is organizing his first away video game with the team and is understood to be pragmatic in these type of matches. Up until now Liverpool’s only loss of its title defense stays the 7-2 thrashing by Aston Villa in early October. The champions saw title rivals Leicester and Manchester United share the points in a 2-2 draw on Saturday. Liverpool’s Merseyside rival Everton is second. Tottenham can climb up into the top 4 with a win at Wolverhampton, while West Ham hosts Brighton and Leeds aims to rebound from a 6-2 loss at Male United in a home match with Burnley.