5 things to know about the English Premier League

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MANCHESTER, England (AP) - A run of 10 straight victories has propelled Liverpool to the top of the Premier League and into the unfamiliar position of title favorite.

And few would bet on that winning streak ending this weekend.

Protecting a two-point lead with four games remaining, Liverpool visits Carrow Road to take on Norwich - an opponent the Reds have scored five goals against in each of their last three meetings.

Manchester City has dropped five points in its last two matches to slip behind in the title race, so the pressure is on second-place Chelsea to keep pace with Liverpool by beating relegation-threatened Sunderland on Saturday.

Here are five things to know about the upcoming games in the Premier League:

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SUAREZ‘S HAPPY HUNTING GROUND

No one relishes a trip to Carrow Road more than Luis Suarez.

The Uruguay striker has scored hat tricks in his only two matches at the stadium, part of a haul of 11 goals in his last four games against Norwich.

“I wish Suarez would just leave us alone. Big bully,” Norwich midfielder Anthony Pilkington tweeted after Suarez’s four-goal performance in the teams’ last meeting - at Anfield in December.

Suarez is the league’s top scorer with 29 goals. No Liverpool player has scored 30 goals in a season since the inception of the Premier League in 1992.

Suarez’s strike partner, Daniel Sturridge, has 20 goals this season but is a doubt with a hamstring problem as Liverpool looks to stay on course for a first league title in 24 years.

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MOURINHO’S SELECTION DILEMMAS

It is the stage of the season when huge, season-defining matches come thick and fast - as Chelsea will testify.

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