Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson has not given up his hopes of fighting an exciting championship battle with Manchester City.
“It’s not the end of the world and we’re still in the race,” Henderson said after the 2-2 (1-2) win over defending champions Manchester City. However, the Reds lost the last chance to lead the standings in the English language under their own power Premier League To take over.
The disappointment also continued with the Liverpool coach yourgen club within the limits. “It was a great match,” Klopp said. “We have to live with the outcome and we can live with it.” The Reds twice equaled their delay in Sunday’s high-level football match at the Etihad Stadium after goals from Kevin De Bruyne (the fifth minute) and Gabriel Jesus (36). Diogo Jota (13) and Sadio Mane (46) scored for Liverpool. Klopp excited “What a match!” “It was like a boxing match, you put your arms down for a second, you punched really hard and then you shook yourself a little bit.”
Man City remain in the lead by a point, but could have secured an initial decision in the title race with a victory seven days before the end of the season. “It was a great opportunity,” City coach Pep Guardiola said, with Riyad Mahrez missing a great opportunity in stoppage time. “But there are still a lot of matches left.”
On paper, Guardiola’s side have a slightly easier remaining program in the latter period of the season, while Klopp, with Liverpool, must compete against the wrecks of Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur, who have regained their strength. “Obviously they don’t lose a lot of points, we know that,” Henderson said. “We have to focus on ourselves and try to win as many games as possible. And if they make a mistake, we have to be there.” Kevin De Bruyne, City’s top scorer, said: “I know a lot of people said whoever wins today will win the title. But I don’t think either team thinks that way. Like today, we have to keep playing for the rest of the season.”
Manchester City and Liverpool meet again on Saturday. The two big teams will play the FA Cup semi-finals at Wembley Stadium in London.
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