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'If Liverpool Win Today, I Think They Will Win Whe League' - Mourinho

'If Liverpool Win Today, I Think They Will Win Whe League' - Mourinho

This afternoon's clash between Liverpool and Manchester City needs very little buildup. It is a game that will go a long way to deciding where the Premier League title ends up next May, and the eyes of the world will be on Merseyside.

A win for Jurgen Klopp's side will move them nine points ahead of last year's champions and eight ahead of second place. You would also think that a draw would not be a bad result for the home side considering it would maintain their sizeable gap over City.

However, Jose Mourinho believes this is a must-win game for Liverpool. Speaking in the Sky Sports studio, he also said that he believes they will win the title this season should they get all three points.

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I think Jurgen cannot say it, but I can. I think nine points is, for a very good, a different statute. You just have to control.

If Liverpool wins the game today, I think they will win the league.

No (a point is not enough for Liverpool). City are a really good team that are capable of very strong runs of consecutive victories. A slip for Liverpool will always happen.

It looks like a bit of a contradiction because Liverpool are the team with a six point advantage, but for me a draw would be a positive result for City and a bad result for Liverpool.

Liverpool have to get the momentum, get at the fragilities of City at this time. In my opinion, winning the game at home in Anfield is the only good result for Liverpool.

Roy Keane said that while both teams will go out to win this game, a draw wouldn't be a bad result for the home side.

City's mindset, and if you look at Pep's career it has to be, will to come and win the game. That's why he's been so successful.

Listen, it might be different with ten minutes to go if you're hanging in there or however the game pans out, the same for Liverpool.

I think a draw wouldn't be a disaster for Liverpool, if you can keep that gap with Man City. But Liverpool's mindset, with their record at Anfield, I'm sure they will be going all out to win the game.

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