05 Apr 2017 09:57:30
Haven't seen anyone else post so I'll be that guy.
83 points. Enough to win the league?
I have a sneaky little feeling somewhere deep down that it just might be.
Obviously any points dropped I think we're done and even with 83 you're still asking for favours from 3 sides really.
But we're 70/ 1 and if city and us win tonight that could quite easily be halved! Add to that it would be Chelsea having lost 2 in a row.
05 Apr 2017 10:27:14
I like your optimism, possibly worth a quid! But I'd be really happy with 3rd or 4th and good summer recruitment.
05 Apr 2017 12:15:37
sadly I can't see it really. even if chelsea screw up (which is a big if), the chances of city and spurs doing the same are next to nothing.
getting back into champs league will be massive and that's not sealed yet - but definitely looking a lot more likely after the weekend/ last nights results.
lets focus on bournemouth first and go from there.
05 Apr 2017 12:25:38
Possibly but it relies on a number of mitigating factors including:
- Chelsea making mistakes. Chelsea might have a blip and with the FA Cup as a possible distraction they could drop points - will they drop enough though? We haven't really seen a complacency in their team this season, it would be a big shock if they showed it now.
- Us bucking the trend of under performing and losing to lesser teams as well as coping with a few key injuries in key positions (Mane, Henderson, etc) .
- Other teams also faltering at the same time. We'd need both Spurs and City to drop a significant number of points and, to be honest, they just don't look bad enough. City might as their defence is a shambles but Spurs look rock solid right now and have a water tight defence as well - I really don't see them dropping off like last season.
It will be an interesting run in and, you never know, we could pull off a huge surprise. The reality is though we're a lot of points off the top with a lot of high quality teams around us vying for the CL places. I'd honestly prefer us to just take it a game at the time and try and secure CL - once we do that we can look at 1st place and see how attainable it is (or is not as the case may be) .
05 Apr 2017 12:57:41
3rd or 4th place is our most likely finish, tho I must add that the last time Mane was missing, we lost the plot, but we will be more prepared this time .
05 Apr 2017 13:34:12
I'll take 3rd or 4th right now and with a win tonight and Arsenal dropping points, we can lay a death blow to Utd's CL chances and leave Arsenal's on life support.
05 Apr 2017 14:16:00
Chelsea have some tough games left. If they lose tonight, they will lose confidence and once that goes you can suddenly forget how to win.
05 Apr 2017 14:25:06
See where we are in 3 weeks time I think. It's so so unlikely to happen but I haven't given up hope.
05 Apr 2017 14:45:56
8 wins from 8 would be astonishing by itself but even if we did it chelsea would need just 5 wins from their last 9 games to finish above us. Let's make sure we get top 4 and then see how we do next season.
05 Apr 2017 15:00:20
Remember this is LFC, we don't make anything easy for ourselves so despite the latest lot of results helping us a great deal I'm not confident of us helping ourselves lol.
05 Apr 2017 17:59:46
I've been quietly thinking that Chelsea might slip up for a while, but fully expect Spurs to take advantage if that happens.