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Liverpool are far from out of the race

Liverpool have the longest odds of the three favourites and sit 3rd, 4 points shy of leaders Chelsea. They do, however, possess undisputedly the best attacking front three in the league, with the most goals both as a team (35) and for an individual via Mohammed Salah’s 11 goals. Salah is accompanied by the likes […]

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Nothing short of humiliation

Disorganized, naïve, embarrassing. Manchester United’s performance against Liverpool last Sunday can be described in many ways, but the face of Sir Alex Ferguson up in the stands perhaps epitomized it best. With puffed-out cheeks and a sullen expression, the former United boss looked devoid of all energy and hope – not unlike the home team. […]

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City open up gap at the top with dominant win

The last time Manchester City won at Anfield, in May 2003, Phil Foden was about to celebrate his third birthday. Since then, the 2017/18 City side that holds virtually every Premier League record, unbeaten in 30 matches, was narrowly defeated 4-3. Even in 2011/12, when City won their first Premier League, and Liverpool recorded their […]

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Was City and Liverpool’s stalemate the clash of the world’s best?

The highest quality of football, perhaps anywhere in the world, can now be found in the North-West of England. Sunday’s clash between Manchester City and Liverpool was expected to offer insight as to which city boasts the very best club side the world has to offer. Yet when the speculation ceased and the endless pre-match […]

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Would you rather: Champions League or Premier League?

Following an excruciating summer hiatus, top-level football is back. A month into the season, the various narratives of England’s elite clubs are beginning to unfold, with Manchester City, Liverpool, Chelsea and Tottenham fighting on four fronts. These teams look to claim domestic and continental supremacy in the Premier League and Champions League respectively, as well as the […]

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The end of elites: has competition returned to European leagues?

Liverpool’s imperious start and Manchester City’s brutal response to an early stumble against Norwich that the Premier League has another close title race to look forward to. Yes, Guardiola’s side came unstuck against Wolves last weekend, but nobody will bet against the Cityzens from bouncing back. However, as hype builds for round two between Guardiola […]

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As Liverpool and City lead the way, who else can make the top four?

With both Liverpool and Manchester City making impressive starts to their respective Premier League campaigns, the race to reach the other two highly coveted Champions League places is heating up. Tottenham, Manchester United and Chelsea have all lost recently, making the chase even more intriguing. Both Liverpool and Manchester City have excelled in recent weeks, […]

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Disappointment as sensational Salah resorts to simulation

After receiving unprecedented praise throughout the media over the past eighteen months, Liverpool’s Egyptian poster boy Mohammed Salah has been heavily condemned this week for his actions during their recent Premier League fixture at Anfield. Klopp’s men were keen to widen the gap at the top of the table in their game against Crystal Palace, […]