Ahead of Arsenal vs Liverpool in the 2021-2022 Premier League match , the coach of the Reds (Liverpool’s nickname) was reluctant to think about the results of other club matches. Currently, the German national is focused on stealing victory at Arsenal, on Thursday 17 March 2022
This match is a momentum for Liverpool to stick closely to Manchester City on the map of the 2021-2022 Premier League title competition. The reason is, before this match, The Citizens (Manchester City’s nickname) only played a goalless draw against Crystal Palace, last Tuesday 15 March 2022.
Practically, the distance between Liverpool and Manchester City is now only four points. For your information, the Reds are now in second place with 66 points. Meanwhile, Manchester City are entrenched at the top of the standings, with a record of 70 points.
So, if you win against Arsenal, Liverpool will further erode the gap, to just one point. However, it did not affect Jurgen Klopp. He remains determined to focus on winning.
“It will affect our mood if we think about this competition with them (Manchester City) or something else. The fact is we still have to play Arsenal and are still four points behind,” said Jurgen Klopp.
Furthermore, Jurgen Klopp rejected the notion that his team would win against Arsenal. The former Borussia Dortmund coach predicts that tomorrow’s match will be difficult.
“We respect how good they are, we always respect the opponent on our way there, some Premier League games are very difficult, one of which is tomorrow,” said Jurgen Klopp.
On the other hand, victory is also very meaningful for Arsenal. Because, it will make them more comfortable in the top four zone, as well as cut the margin of points from Chelsea who are in third place.
To note, Arsenal are currently in fourth place in the 2021-2022 Premier League standings . The team nicknamed the Gunners is one point ahead of Manchester United in fifth place, with 50 points.
It’s just that Arsenal still pocketed three match savings. This means that if they win against Liverpool, and complete their savings match, Arsenal will be even closer to the third position.