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Jamie Carragher: Critics too harsh on 'remarkable' Liverpool

Jamie Carragher: Critics too harsh on 'remarkable' Liverpool

Liverpool defender Andrew Robertson has laughed off suggestions manager Jurgen Klopp was feeling the strain after their title-race wobble.

Wijnaldum had missed Liverpool's previous league match against West Ham because of a knee problem, and needed medication to ensure that he would be fit to face the Cherries, but a late illness threw his participation into doubt.

Keita commanded the midfield all afternoon against Bournemouth and played a part in all three goals, including a sublime ball with the outside of his foot to Roberto Firmino in the build-up to Liverpool's third. In the end I was vomiting and everyone was a little bit scared.

The win takes Liverpool back to the top of the Premier League table for 24 hours at least, with goals from Sadio Mane, Georginio Wijnaldum and Mohamed Salah. Manchester City, meanwhile, lock horns with the Blues again in the Carabao Cup Final.

Manchester United (a rejuvenated, hungry, attacking Manchester United) v Liverpool is massive and will have a huge sway on proceedings. If City are going to win back-to-back titles I think they can look towards the last month and think about his influence, he has been outstanding.

"The scarves, the flags, the banners: it was something that I hadn't really experienced".

Pep Guardiola will defend his title.

Klopp has often referenced the difference in supporters for a night game, especially in the Champions League, and those on a weekend afternoon.




But, looking at the form, and the run-in, I'm going to plump for Liverpool ... just.

Look no further than Aston Villa if you want a Championship classic because they have been part of multiple results ending 3-3 and they were part of the game of the season so far against Nottingham Forest, which finished 5-5.

"Manchester City have set themselves a standard in the last week". I didn't train on Friday and I didn't sleep at the hotel either because they thought I might infect other players.

However, what was more important was getting back to winning ways after back-to-back 1-1 draws against the Hammers and Leicester had left critics questioning their mettle for a fight.

It will be because of these games (and squad depth) that they are not champions this season and that will be a shame. They are just unstoppable. We have to give everything in every game and in the end see where we are.

It means Liverpool fly to Marbella on Monday for warm weather training with their season firmly back on track.

It was only the Dutchman's second goal of the season and many fans would have been surprised to see him in that position and finishing with such aplomb.