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Will Liverpool be able to handle the tag of favourites?

Date: 18th April 2014 at 6:24pm
Written by Chris Knight

The "chihuahua" from Merseyside has proven to have a bite behind the bark. Liverpool emerged victorious over Manchester City in a topsy-turvy encounter to finish the weekend not just clear at the summit of the Premier League, but as the outright shock favourites to go on and lift the trophy. Brendan Rodgers' tongue-in-cheek response to Jose Mourinho's "little horse" comment humorously managed to minimise expectation a few months ago. But Sunday's victory over one of their title rivals has fuelled the belief amongst the club's fanbase. Despite having never reigned supreme in the Premier League era, many of the Anfield faithful now expect Liverpool to be crowned champions come the end of the season. Having been cast in the role of plucky underdog for so much of the campaign, will Brendan Rodgers' side be affected by this shift in perception? The evidence from Sunday's victory would suggest not. Rodgers' side delivered an impressive first half to stride into ... Read More


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