The Liverpool Star, Mohamed Salah‘s goal has powered the team back to the top of the Premier League after a clinched victory of the 2-0 win over Chelsea on Sunday
Jurgen Klopp’s players were reinvigorated few hours after Manchester City won 3-1 at Crystal Palace, piling pressure on the Reds to respond as the title race heats up.
Liverpool rose to the challenge as Sadio Mane’s opener five minutes after the break and a blistering long-range drive from Salah two minutes later moved them two points clear of second-placed City on a raucous afternoon at Anfield.
But there is a growing feeling at Anfield that this will be the season Liverpool finally end their 29-year wait to be crowned kings of English football.
Chelsea which has posed as the major threat to Liverpool’s title bid, yet the players dealt with the challenge impressively to mark Klopp’s 200th game as Reds manager in style.
Klopp’s men are convinced they can hold onto pole position, While City having difficult league fixtures looming against Tottenham and Manchester United.
Their run-in is undoubtedly promising than City’s, with Cardiff, Huddersfield and Newcastle on the schedule before a potential title party against Wolves at Anfield.
After a minute’s silence featuring mosaics reading, “30 years” and “96” held up by fans around the ground, Liverpool’s focus was trained on avenging one of the more painful defeats in the club’s recent history.
Steven Gerrard’s infamous slip in 2014 led to a defeat against Chelsea that effectively gifted the title to Manchester City when Liverpool had looked odds-on to lift the trophy.