Provided by OSEN | 2023.03.07 06:48
[OSEN=이인환 기자] “Tottenham is easier the rest of the day than Liverpool”.
England’s ‘Football London’ reported on the 7th (Korea time), “Jamie Carragher assessed that Tottenham have an advantage over Liverpool in the battle for fourth place despite Liverpool’s outright victory in the North West Derby.
Liverpool beat Manchester United 7-0 in the 2022-2023 Premier League Round of 26 held at Anfield, Liverpool on the 6th. Liverpool, with 42 points, has moved from 6th to 5th. Manchester United (49 points) kept third place.
3 points away from 4th place Tottenham (45 points), who added one more game. In terms of goals and losses, Liverpool (+19) have an advantage over Tottenham (+10).
Cody Gakpo, Darwin Nunez, and Mohamed Salah scored three goals. Before the end, even Firmino scored an extra goal, so there was no mercy. ‘Legend of Man United’ Sir Alex Ferguson, who came to his senses, bowed his head.
Liverpool’s victory spilled a historic record. Liverpool played Manchester United for the first time on 12 October 1895. Liverpool beat Manchester United 7-1 at Anfield. Liverpool’s record of winning the most points against Manchester United, which had not been broken until now, was broken after 128 years.
After the game, Liverpool legend Carragher discussed the final league game on Sky Sports in the UK, saying, “Now, Liverpool have a good flow, but Tottenham have shown a better game than Liverpool this season.”
He added, “Tottenham may have an advantage in the fight for fourth place. Looking at the schedule, Tottenham’s schedule is relatively easier than Liverpool’s.”
Regarding Liverpool’s possibility of finishing fourth, Carragher had hope, saying, “It is difficult, but not impossible. Liverpool’s performance in the second half against Manchester United reminded me of their best.”
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