Liverpool could cut Manchester City lead, albeit briefly, at six points car hosts relegation-threatened Norwich on Saturday.
Despite son team to earn son last four games Reds’ manager Jurgen Klopp says Manchester City will not watch anxiously in their rearview mirror.
The home game against Norwich, a couple of hours before Manchester City plays out-of-form Tottenham Hotspur, offers an opportunity to just compose up a little pressure on the Pep Guardiola side.
Not that Klopp has much faith in Tottenham throwing a key in the works of The city is a well-oiled machine.
If the form of Liverpool is impressive, that of City is simply extraordinary, having won 14 of son last 15 league games and draw the other. What more did he look unstoppable on Tuesday as he beat Sporting Lisbon 5-0 to all but book one? place in the last eight of the League of champions.
Liverpool also enjoyed an impressive 2-0 away win at Inter Milan on Wednesday and while Norwich bat for his Premier League lives on, it’s hard to imagine Liverpool not fearing up a fifth in row league win Saturday.
Norwich lost 4-0 against Manchester City last week despite matching the league chief in the first half and midfielder Billy Gilmour is experiencing another huge test waits at Anfield.
“We gave (City) the right test,” said the Chelsea loanee. the score doesn’t say that but at 1-0 at halftime on the thought that on had a chance to come back out and the start goal kill us.
“But we know at Anfield it will be hard, hard test. We are going there with the same state of mind and battle.”
Tottenham Hotspur manager Antonio Conte avoided a defeat in his first new league games in charge after replacing Nuno Espirito Santo in November. But things went wrong.
After losing to Chelsea in the League Cup semi-finals Tottenham suffered three successive blows league defeats against Chelsea, Southampton, and Wolverhampton Wanderers – the last two the most damaging for his four best prospects.
Conte has not known to run like that as manager since he was manager of Italian club Atalanta in 2009 and with a trip to a creepy city side, this run looks like become worse.
Tottenham actually won reverse mounting in August, one of just two defeats City has suffered this season.
While Tottenham has lost three in a row, Newcastle United has won son last three to escape the relegation zone and the Magpies will travel to West Ham United in Early kick-off on Saturday.
A win would see Newcastle climb in the 15th, although West Ham has the incentive to get the fourth place of Manchester United if it takes all three points.
While Liverpool does son best to keep the title race interesting, the battle for fourth place and qualification for the League of champions like go the distance.
United, fourth, is out at Leeds United on Sunday while Arsenal, who are sixth but with Three games in main over both sides above, accommodates struggling Brentford on Saturday.
Wolves, who have crawled up in the seventh and in contention for the four first, face Leicester City on Sunday.
Chelsea, third, the newly crowned world champion, returns to domestic action with a game against crystal palace on Saturday with one eye on the next League of champions of the week last 16 ties against French club Lille.