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EPL Table: 2016 Standings After Saturday's Week 32 Results and Top Scorers

James Dudko@@JamesDudkoFeatured ColumnistApril 2, 2016

BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - APRIL 02:  Sergio Aguero (C) of Manchester City competes for the ball against Adam Smith (L) and Max Gradel (R) of Bournemouth  during the Barclays Premier League match between A.F.C. Bournemouth and Manchester City at Vitality Stadium on April 2, 2016 in Bournemouth, England.  (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)
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Harry Kane set a scoring record for Tottenham Hotspur in England's top flight on a bittersweet Saturday for the prolific No. 10. Kane struck to help Spurs draw 1-1 with Liverpool at Anfield, a result that's given Premier League leaders Leicester City the chance to go seven points clear at the top by beating Southampton on Sunday.

Also among the top four, South American forwards ran riot during Week 32's Saturday fixtures, as Manchester City's Sergio Aguero and Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez both found the net in emphatic wins.

Aguero netted his 17th league goal of the season as City beat Bournemouth 3-0 away from home. The prolific Argentinian now trails the division's top scorer, Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane, by just four goals.

Meanwhile, Sanchez took a step closer to putting himself back among the top 10 with his second goal in his last three league games. The Chilean was in inspired form as the Gunners ran riot against FA Cup conquerors Watford at the Emirates Stadium.

Here are the final scores from Saturday's fixtures:

Premier League Week 32: Saturday Scores
HomeScoreAway
Arsenal4-0Watford
Aston Villa0-4Chelsea
Bournemouth0-4Manchester City
Norwich City3-2Newcastle United
West Ham United2-2Crystal Palace
Sunderland0-0West Bromwich Albion
Stoke City2-2Swansea City
Liverpool1-1Tottenham Hotspur
Sky Sports

Here's how the top scorers race looks after those results:

PL Top Scorers: Week 32
PositionPlayerTeamGoals
1Harry KaneTottenham Hotspur22
2Jamie VardyLeicester City19
3Romelu LukakuEverton18
4Sergio AgueroManchester City17
5Riyad MahrezLeicester City16
6Odion IghaloWatford14
7Olivier GiroudArsenal12
8Jermain DefoeSunderland12
9Diego CostaChelsea11
10Marko ArnautovicStoke City10
WhoScored.com

The updated standings:

PL Standings: Week 32
PositionClubPlayedWonDrawnLostGoal DifferencePoints
1Leicester City3119932366
2Tottenham Hotspur32171143262
3Arsenal3117772258
4Manchester City3116692454
5West Ham United31131261253
6Manchester United3014881150
7Southampton3113810947
8Stoke City3213811-347
9Liverpool301299545
10Chelsea3111119844
11West Bromwich Albion31101011-740
12Everton2991191038
13Bournemouth3210814-1638
14Watford3110714-637
15Swansea City3291013-937
16Crystal Palace319715-834
17Norwich City328717-2131
18Sunderland316916-1927
19Newcastle United316718-2725
20Aston Villa323722-4016
PremierLeague.com

Harry Kane, 22 Goals

Spurs aren't leading the table, but Kane is still topping the scoring charts after extending his lead over Leicester's Jamie Vardy. The England international fired in when midfield pass-master Christian Eriksen grafted to keep the ball in play.

Kane took Eriksen's chipped pass with his back to goal and held of his marker before shooting emphatically on the turn. It was a decisive finish from a natural predator in the box.

The strike also helped Kane set a club mark, per Squawka:

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Harry Kane now has 22 league goals this season, the most by a Spurs player since Gary Lineker (28) in 1991/92. https://t.co/rOrTg8uMIH

Considering finishers the quality of previous record holder Gary Lineker and Jimmy Greaves have donned a Spurs shirt, Kane's incredible achievement demands plenty of respect.

While the draw on Merseyside is a blow, Tottenham's title bid will stay alive as long as their ruthlessly efficient centre-forward remains in this sort of form.Β 

Sergio Aguero, 17 Goals

Aguero struck amid a goal flurry from recently sluggish City. There were no signs of a hangover from the derby defeat to Manchester United when Fernando, David Silva and Aguero all punished the Cherries.

For Aguero, the goal confirmed his status as the most prolific marksman in the league during this calendar year, according to Squawka:

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No Premier League player has scored more goals in 2016 than Sergio Aguero (10). https://t.co/ZACccyr2XZ

He's appeared a little forlorn in recent matches, where the Citizens have looked too reliant on their gifted No. 16. But Aguero's overall recent form is ominous for the rest of the division's top scorers, per OptaJoe:

OptaJoe @OptaJoe

9 – Sergio Aguero has scored 9 goals in his last 10 Premier League appearances. Form.

Playing in a team adept at creating so many chances, Aguero is still a good bet to scoop the top spot in this race once the season ends.

Alexis Sanchez, 8 Goals

Sanchez simply savaged the Watford defence and set the tone for Arsenal's dominance in just four minutes. The Chilean turned in Alex Iwobi's fine cross at the second attempt to net the Gunners' opener.

He soon turned provider for the same player as Arsenal doubled their advantage. As OptaJoe pointed out, it's been a while since Sanchez has been this effective in the final third during league action:

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2 – Alexis Sanchez has scored and assisted in a Premier League game for the first time since April 2015 vs Liverpool. Rejuvenated.

In fairness to Sanchez, a lengthy injury absence starting before Christmas has stunted his second campaign in north London. So has the workload for a player who represented his country in last summer's Copa America.

But as much as those factors, Sanchez has struggled to work well with the traditional style of striker Olivier Giroud. The Frenchman's aerial power doesn't bring out the best in a roving forward like the former Barcelona man, who is at his best in a free role up front.

But since Iwobi and Danny Welbeck have gotten the nod, Sanchez has looked a different player.

The title looks out of reach for both Arsenal and City despite their emphatic wins, but both clubs at least know they can still rely on brilliant performers up front. By the same token, Spurs will continue relying on Kane to keep them in touch with Leicester.