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'Liverpool still have more chance of slipping up than Man City'

Jurgen Klopp, manager of Liverpool, celebrates following the team's victory in the Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Burnley FC at Anfield
Jurgen Klopp, manager of Liverpool, celebrates following the team's victory in the Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Burnley FC at Anfield

Former Republic of Ireland and Spurs defender Stephen Kelly has been discussing why Liverpool are looking more "dangerous in attack" this season on BBC Radio 5 Live's Football Daily podcast: "What's different about Liverpool this season is that they are very dangerous in attack. They look rejuvenated and they have energy in those middle thirds of the pitch.

"When they go forward, they have got four or five players that they can chop and change and with that they are really dangerous and really threatening. They are scoring goals now, they are finding their feet, and they are all contributing. They scored three goals with three different players [against Burnley].

"They look like a very difficult team to play against. So we are questioning whether they can win it. They are top of the table and they have responded really well with a great result here, but it's just whether they will slip up or not.

"Looking at those two teams, I think Liverpool still have more of a chance of slipping up than Manchester City do. That sounds crazy but that's just what I think. Liverpool have done fantastically well and then you add to that the pressure Klopp has put them under now."

The Telegraph’s Luke Edwards added: "The thing about Liverpool is they are winning games and doing brilliantly, they're having a fantastic season, but they seem to make it stressful [for themselves]. They seem to be winning games under duress.

"They have needed a lot of late goals and Burnley really did have their chances. Burnley had two really good chances where they should've equalised at 2-1. If you compare that to Manchester City, they are winning games and making it look routine. They have cruised to victories and are dominating teams. I don't see Liverpool doing that.

"I hope that Liverpool can stay in there but, if you ask me as a journalist, I think it will be absolutely amazing if Jurgen Klopp was to win the title in his last season at Liverpool."

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