Liverpool have once more held up their a part of the discount by decreasing the hole to Man City to 6 factors, with a sport in hand. However how does the remainder of the season look?
Jurgen Klopp‘s aspect got here from behind towards Norwich for a 3-1 win, that means the uncommon likelihood to put strain on Metropolis was taken and it was duly rewarded.
Metropolis’s 3-2 defeat to Tottenham was solely the sixth time this season they’ve dropped factors, seeing Liverpool transfer to inside six factors of the leaders.
With a sport in hand towards Leeds on Wednesday, there’s a likelihood to chop that deficit to 3 factors to go away the title within the palms of each groups.
There can be loads of twists and turns to return however with the 2 groups to satisfy in April, how do their respective run-ins evaluate?
Let’s check out their remaining 13 and 12 league video games respectively.
Leeds (H) – February 23
West Ham (H) – March 5
Brighton (A) – March 12
Arsenal (A) – March 16
Man United (H) – March 20
Watford (H) – April 2
Man City (A) – April 9
Aston Villa (A) – April 16
Everton (H) – April 23
Newcastle (A) – April 30
Tottenham (H) – Could 7
Southampton (A) – Could 15
Wolves (H) – Could 22
*Additional progress in FA Cup will see league fixtures moved
It’s seven house video games for Liverpool of their run-in, however inside that stretch, they’re on the highway back-to-back on two events.
The conflict with Metropolis, after all, can be season-defining and it appears set to go right down to who blinks first.
Leeds, Watford, Aston Villa, Everton and Newcastle are the perimeters, on paper, one would count on Liverpool to choose up most factors, as too the opposite 4 matches at Anfield.
With the Champions League and a potential FA Cup run, it will likely be all palms on deck and a shifting schedule may even add to the drama.
Everton (A) – February 26
Man United (H) – March 6
Crystal Palace (A) – March 14
Brighton (H) – March 19
Burnley (A) – April 2
Liverpool (H) – April 9
Wolves (A) – April 16
Watford (H) – April 23
Leeds (A) – April 30
Newcastle (H) – Could 7
West Ham (A) – Could 15
Aston Villa (H) – Could 22
As for Metropolis, they’ll meet 9 of the identical opponents because the Reds with six of their remaining video games on the Etihad.
Whereas they’ve not typically dropped factors, Southampton, Crystal Palace, Tottenham and Liverpool have all proven the way in which.
The likes of Everton, Man United, Wolves, Watford and Newcastle can have loads to play for and can pose as a lot hazard to Liverpool as they do Metropolis.
And as for Aston Villa, Steven Gerrard takes his aspect to the Etihad on the ultimate day…what a narrative that could possibly be!
Liverpool are nonetheless the chasers and can desire it that means, now to rattle via the following 13 video games, one by one.