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Rio Ferdinand makes bold claim after Liverpool beat Bayern Munich

Liverpool progressed to the quarterfinals of the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday evening with a 3-1 win over Bayern Munich.

Ferdinand has claimed, according to the Independent, that England is set for a period of European dominance.

All four Premier League sides have made it to the last eight and Ferdinand believes this is significant.

He said: “We mentioned the cycle before the game and it seems like it’s turning in England’s favour.

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“Four teams have come through. No, it wasn’t a great performance from Liverpool. We’ve seen them play better but at this stage, knockout football is not about performing sometimes.”

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Liverpool made it to the final of the UEFA’s premier club competition and with PSG, Atletico Madrid and Bayern Munich out, they could go all the way again.

I don’t believe England is necessarily set for a period of prolonged dominance in Europe but having four sides in the quarterfinals is certainly impressive.

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