Thirty minutes of breathtaking football is hardly enough to ever justify a £35 million ($70m) price tag. But for Liverpool, any sign of repayment for their hefty investment on Andy Carroll is very much welcomed.
Manchester City have all but clinched the Premier League title now. It wasn’t so much their 2-0 win away to Newcastle yesterday which did the job. It was their 1-0 win against Manchester United last week.