Football Today, May 17, 2022: Liverpool look to keep marching to Southampton

As the Premier League season draws to a close, big games come and go.

Second-placed Liverpool are in action at Southampton tonight as they seek to lead the title race until the final day, and there is a reaction to Arsenal’s damaging defeat at Newcastle.

Southampton v Liverpool

Liverpool visit the Saints knowing victory would take them within a point of Manchester City and set up a tense final on Sunday.

Barring their mistake against Tottenham, the Reds have been in superb form as they chase an unprecedented four-fold.

Number 1 Alisson has been one of the key players for the Merseysiders and our focus is on the Brazilian ahead of tonight’s trip to St Mary’s.

Arsenal reaction

Just as it looked like Arsenal were set to return to the Champions League for the first time in six seasons, they stumbled.

Last night’s 2-0 loss at Newcastle means rivals Tottenham only need a draw at Norwich on the final day to secure fourth place, thanks to their vastly superior goal difference.

We’ve got all the reactions to the Gunners’ steamy night at Tyneside.

Arsenal’s hopes of reaching the top four are hanging by a thread after last night’s defeat at Newcastle

Transfer talk

Juan Mata’s time at Manchester United is coming to an end after eight years at the club.

But his performance two weeks ago against Brentford in his first league start to the season showed he still has plenty to offer at the top level.

So where will the little Spaniard go?

And our daily gossip column focuses on reports that Chelsea could join the race to sign Bayern Munich superstar striker Robert Lewandowski.

And there’s more

We take a look at the Ligue 1 stars who have caught the eye this season and could move on to bigger and better things next season.

And we keep you up to date with all the latest news throughout the day with LiveScore Daily.

Finally, as the Premier League season draws to a close this weekend, expect drama in Oklahoma as well, where the world’s best golfers will battle it out for the US PGA Championship.

We’ve put together a handy guide to help you get to grips with the top contenders for the second Major of the year.

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