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(Reuters) – Liverpool supervisor Juergen Klopp urged his crew to maintain the stress on their Premier League rivals within the final two video games of the season as they make a late cost for a top-four end.
Liverpool secured Europa League soccer for subsequent season after Monday’s 3-0 win at Leicester Metropolis and sit one level behind fourth-placed Manchester United and third-placed Newcastle United, although each groups have a recreation in hand every.
Klopp, whose aspect at the moment are on a seven-game profitable streak, stated six weeks in the past he had doubts about their possibilities of enjoying in Europe subsequent season.
“I did not consider it may occur,” Klopp instructed reporters. “What we lacked that point was clearly consistency and there was just one likelihood for us to get in these conditions – profitable just about all of the soccer video games.
“All the remaining is just not in our personal palms however we all know now we have to win all of the video games till the tip of the season to have an opportunity.
“… You would like anyway that the opponent was simply dropping and you’ve got that sort of stress off your shoulder. Our job is to maintain the stress.”
Liverpool host Aston Villa on Saturday earlier than a visit for his or her closing match to Southampton, whose relegation has been confirmed.
(Reporting by Manasi Pathak in Bengaluru; Modifying by Neil Fullick)