The seventh round of the Premier League ended in a draw, played between Newcastle United and Liverpool. Both teams scored one goal each before the first half, but neither could find a decisive goal and the game ended with a score of 1-1. Talking specifically about this round, there were a few games that made it clear that a few things need to be fixed in a few clubs as soon as possible.

Manchester had been leading the points table right from the beginning of the 2017/18 campaign. Manchester clubs (United and City) have been giving dazzling performances and crushing every team on their way to the title race.

If this competition keeps on going the way it has been, it’ll be the most historic chase of the Premier League title ever, between the Manchester clubs.

Barclays Premier League will be back with the eighth round matches after two weeks long gap as there’s an international break before that. Let’s shed some light on the most talked points across this round.

Is the trophy coming to Manchester?

As aforesaid, Manchester United and their local rivals Manchester City are vying with each other. Both teams have 19 points on the points table. Man City is at the first spot whereas United is at the second with less goal difference than their local rivals. The trailing team Tottenham Hotspur is at the third place with 15 points - four points less than the league leaders.

Even if United or City drops points in the next round matches, none of the trailing teams can overtake them as the Manchester clubs are four points ahead already. This is the best title chase that Barclays Premier League will witness. On the 9th of December, both teams will lock horns for the first time this campaign.

Man City beat Chelsea on their home ground.

Title contenders Man City outclassed and outplayed defending champions Chelsea with a dominant game on their home turf. Both teams came face-to-face in the late game on 30th of September at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea was in the pressure even before the match started. Their principal center-back player, David Luiz was suspended for this game.

It became worse for Chelsea when their six times goal scorer, Alvaro Morata, picked up a minor injury in the first-half. Man City dominated the most part of the game. Both teams were doing defensively well but in the 67th minute, former Chelsea player, Kevin De Bruyne, scored a spectacular goal for City from the eighteen-yard box. The goal gave Man City one-goal lead. Chelsea tried hard in the closing minutes to get at least one point by leveling the score, but they failed.

Liverpool still needs improvements in defensive department

Liverpool fans expected a good start of the campaign, but Liverpool has been struggling to perform up to mark so far. Liverpool boss, Jurgen Klopp, apparently made some changes in defense department when he took charge of the club.

Defence is the main problem for Liverpool for so many years and still, they have been struggling with it.

Last Word On Football suggests that Liverpool has one of the best-attacking trios in the Premier League. Players like Sadio Mane, Philippe Coutinho, and Mohamed Salah makes Liverpool attack very lethal. But as we know, “Attack wins you games and defense wins you titles.”

They played their seventh round game against newly promoted side Newcastle United. Both teams scored one goal each and Liverpool dropped two crucial points.

The London clubs Arsenal and Tottenham are back in form

Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur defeated the newly promoted sides Brighton and Huddersfield. It’s much clearer now that both teams are back in form after they struggled at the beginning of the campaign.

Arsenal hasn’t lost a single Premier League match after the summer Transfer Window closed on 1st September. They played four games this month and won three of them. One game ended goalless against defending champions, Chelsea.

The Guardian reports that Tottenham Hotspur has won three of their last five Premier League games. Two of them were drawn matches against Burnley and Swansea by 1-1 and 0-0. Tottenham struggled at the beginning of the campaign with their defense and attack. Their striker, Harry Keane, is back in-form and has bagged six goals in seven games.