Dumped out by Lionel Messi and Barcelona, lots of people are now asking where Man City will end up in the English Premier League. Could they not miss out on the pursue for the trophy on the top four running altogether? That question was definitely unimaginable only few couple of weeks ago. The current English Premier League champions looked nailed on at the second place. Before the Boxing Day they were incredibly flying due to a consecutive eight-win and only a draw. However, that has been changed a great deal at the moment.
Ever since they have been dumped out of the Champions league, the FA Cup and gained only 16 points from 33 matches ended by two matches against Burnley, a draw in December and Saturday is absolutely an expensive loss for the team.
All of a sudden, Man City have been dragged from the top four. The Reds have come from out of nowhere to be a massive challenger for the race in the league. On the other hand, Chelsea has been running so smooth in this season. Try to remember the gap between Man City and Liverpool on New Year’s day. Man city were thirteen points ahead of Liverpool. Yet, the gap is now only four points, clearly indicating that the team has decreased their determination. Liverpool have all the fascinating momentum to get back from near-to-death situation. This has been an extra edge. Finishing at the top four will be incredibly crucial to both sides. That is why the Sunday Clash will be pivotal for both teams.
It has been 34 years since Neither Man United nor Liverpool finished in the division’s top three in the English Premier League. It took place in the 1980-1981 season when Paisley’s Liverpool ended the season at the fifth position and Dave Sexton’s Man United finished eighth.
Early in December last year, it seemed that Liverpool would do fine to end up the season eighth time around. The team were languishing in the bottom half of the English Premier League table and the knives were rumored to be sharpened for the manager. Yet, a reverse fixture proved to be the great momentum in Liverpool’s season. Brendan Rodgers switched to a three-defender that day and the team seemed to have lots of problems during the game. Since the 3-0 loss at Old Trafford December 14th, in which The Reds remained undefeated in 13 English Premier League games, gaining 10 wins. No team has been in better form