Liverpool are top of the Premier League at Christmas, just as predicted. The Reds have dealt with terrible decisions, reckless tackles and a hectic schedule yet they are still untouchable. With the Reds looking set to run away with it again, Roy Keane has said that Manchester United will be pushing Liverpool for the Premier League title.
Libpool top the league
They all wrote us off.
The wheels were meant to come off when Virgil van Dijk ruptured his ACL.
The wheels were meant to come off when Thiago and Joe Gomez joined him on the treatment table.
The wheels were meant to come off when we started dropping points to horrendous decisions like those in the Merseyside Derby.
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The wheels have stayed put and the Reds have battled their way to the top of the Premier League.
Last week saw a microcosm of why this side is so successful: they edged a victory over title rivals Spurs before thrashing Crystal Palace 7-0 in South London.
Manchester United ‘pushing’ Liverpool
The Reds’ demolition of Palace was, surprisingly, not the highest scoring game of the weekend.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side bested bitter rivals Leeds United 6-2 at Old Trafford.
Roy Keane claimed after the game that Manchester United will be pushing Liverpool for the Premier League title, telling Sky Sports:
“United are in a great position considering how slow they were out of the blocks.
“If United can get their house in order at home, there’s no reason why United can’t stay up there.
“I think Liverpool are still the best, but there’s no reason why United should be fancying their chances in terms of pushing Liverpool.”
What RTK has to say
Manchester United may be one of the closest to Liverpool at the minute but whether they can maintain that is another matter entirely.
The Red Devils have been consistently inconsistent under Solskjaer.
They turn it on one week then down tools the next.
The mentality monsters of Anfield are going to run away with it again and there’s nothing Roy Keane or his ex-club can do to stop us.