Liverpool legend John Barnes It seems that Manchester City are still the favourites to win the Premier League this season. However, the Briton expects the title race to be underway, with the Reds strong enough to compete on all fronts.
Pep Guardiola’s side lead by 14 points Premier League Table at some point in January. However, Anfield’s side closed the gap to one point ahead of the international break.
With only nine games remaining on the season, we have a close title race on our hands.Jurgen Klopp’s profile Manchester City The match at the Etihad Stadium on April 10 could be a title race.
Looking ahead to the final stages of the league, Barnes explained that he expects title contenders to win most of the remaining games. The Anfield superstar believes the Reds’ journey to the Etihad Stadium will be the deciding factor, but believes Guardiola and his colleagues are still in the driver’s seat. He told BonusCodeBets [via The Daily Star]:
“Manchester City didn’t play bad, despite the fact that they drew the other day when they should have won. I can see both teams winning most of the rest of the season. It’s them playing against each other. game, it will be”
Barnes also believes that the international break will not affect the Reds’ momentum heading into the final stages of the season. He believes his former employer is now capable of competing on all fronts. He said:
“The international break doesn’t mean Liverpool won’t go into their next game with any momentum. Liverpool now have a strong enough squad to play at all levels in all competitions. But Liverpool and Manchester City have been doing well, And it will go down the wire.”
Klopp and his team have 69 points in 29 Premier League games. Manchester City, on the other hand, have scored 70 points in the same number of games.
Liverpool and Manchester City also face off in the FA Cup
In addition to meeting in the Premier League, the title contenders will also meet in the FA Cup. They plan to lock down the horns in the semi-finals of the competition on April 16.
They could also meet in the Champions League. Both clubs have reached the quarter-finals of the competition and can play each other in the final.
City face Atletico Madrid in the quarter-finals, and if they advance, they will face Chelsea or Real Madrid in the semi-finals. The Reds, on the other hand, will face Benfica in the quarter-finals and Bayern Munich or Villarreal in the semi-finals.