Liverpool’s strikers can win them the league

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How Liverpool are rewriting the rules this season

Date: 26th March 2014 at 12:38pm
Written by Cal Byrne

‘Strikers win you games, defenders win titles’, that was Kolo Toure’s reaction to criticism of Man City’s approach to their 0-0 draw with Arsenal in 2011. And professional sport is littered with similar clichés. But it looks like the defender’s current team are attempting to reverse this maxim. And there’s no reason to believe that they can’t. The biggest argument against Liverpool winning the title has been their defensive record. And on the face of it, it would appear to be pretty strong. Liverpool have 38 goals after 30 games, meaning that whatever happens, they will finish the season with a goals conceded per game ratio of at least one. Only one team has won the Premier League with a worse defensive record, and that was Manchester United last season, with a total of 43 conceded. If Liverpool continue on ... Read More

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