Tag: Premier League title race


How Gerrard can win Liverpool the title when his Aston Villa face Man City in season finale

If Liverpool goes on to win the Premier League title this season then they will require a huge helping hand from Steven Gerrard and his Aston Villa. Villa will be travelling to Manchester City next Sunday and if they manage to take points from the final Premier League game then the trophy will be lifted by Jurgen Klopp’s side. The Reds are currently four points behind Man City with a game in hand which will be played on Tuesday night at Southampton. Their final match is against Wolverhampton Wanderers. Commenting on the possible scenario, former England footballer and current sports broadcaster, Gary Lineker tweeted, “What a finale to the season,” after Man City’s draw against West Ham. “Could Steven Gerrard finally win the Premier League title for LFC?” What a finale to the season. Co...

Premier League: Fine margins as Man City, Liverpool wade into title-race finale

The final international break is over. The remaining games are right there in front of them. The starting gun is about to be fired on another sprint to the line between Manchester City and Liverpool in the Premier League. Saturday marks the beginning of a six-week fight for the title between two teams that have dominated English soccer over the past five years and set a new bar when it comes to what’s required to win the league. And here they are again, back as the top two and separated by just one point with nine matches to go — one of which sees them face each other in what could be the defining match of the season. City, the defending champion, holds the lead — as it has done since the end of December — but an advantage that was as large as 14 points in mid-January, when Liverpoo...