LONDON – Liverpool showed their huge competitive strength to grab a seat in the top four of the English Premier League season 2022/23 after seven consecutive wins in liverpool fixtures.
The Reds hailed an easy 3-0 victory over Leicester City at King Power Stadium in the EPL matchday 36 on Monday.
Curtis Jones shone in the game with double scores in the 33rd and 36th minutes, both assisted by the guest team’s playmaker Mohamed Salah.
Another Englishman, Trent Alexander-Arnold fixed the result through a fantastic free-kick in the 71th minute.
The Reds hopeful for top four
After snatching 21 points in the last seven Premier League games, Liverpool is now holding sixth place with 65 points and 36 matches played, only one point behind Newcastle and Manchester United but one more game played.
Brighton is their only competitor for the ticket to the UEFA Europa League next season. The Seagulls have 58 points with 34 matches played.
The Reds stand a chance to complete this season as top four, considering they have better performance and a relaxing schedule for the rest of this season.
Jurgen Klopp’s squad will meet Aston Villa and relegated club Southampton before season end.
Man United against Bournemouth, Chelsea and Fulham, while Newcastle face Brighton, Leicester City and Chelsea.
Liverpool trio on fire
Liverpool also has a few players who are in top condition, giving the German head coach more options in arranging his best formation.
Trent has contributed one goal and six assists in his last eight appearances, becoming a key player in his team’s winning streak.
Klopp turned this 24 years old right back into a midfielder, maximising his speciality in long passing and assisting.
Mo Salah is still the core player, the Egyptian controlled the match yesterday with three assists.
Upcoming: Champions League
After the EPL matchday 36, the UEFA Champions League semi final second leg will be played this Tuesday and Wednesday night.
The Milan derby will be featured in San Siro again tonight, as Inter Milan hold a lucid chance to march into the final with a 2-0 advantage.
AC Milan needed to at least win by two goals today to drag the game into extra time or even reverse the aggregate in ninety minutes.
In another more focused clash on Wednesday, the rivalry between Manchester City and Real Madrid will decide the most favourite of champion to appear at Istanbul on 10th June.
Both teams drew 1-1 at Bernabeu Stadium last Tuesday, giving the Cities a slight advantage to beat the defending champion at Etihad Stadium tomorrow.
The Premier League powerhouse again relies on Kevin De Bruyne and Erling Haaland to attack the Spanish giant’s defence, which the Belgian scored in the first bout, but the Norwegian had been well guarded.
If Pep Guardiola’s squad could avenge the fourteen times European winner and qualify into the final, they will have a huge opportunity to earn their first ever Champions League trophy, as their strength overall are beyond both Milan clubs.
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