Liverpool take title race to final day after Joël Matip header sees off Southampton

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Liverpool are going the distance. And so is their pursuit of the Premier League title. It is a remarkable detail of their season that they will play in every game of the four main competitions, with the Champions League final against Real Madrid on Saturday week set to be the last one. Before that – and with the domestic cups already secure – they will attempt to complete the third leg of an unprecedented quadruple.

They will still need the league leaders, Manchester City, to slip up at home against Aston Villa on the final day on Sunday and what a storyline that could be. City have injury problems in defence and one particular Liverpudlian will be keen to capitalise – the Villa manager, Steven Gerrard.

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Written by David Hytner at St Mary’s Stadium
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/2022/may/17/southampton-liverpool-premier-league-match-report under the title “Liverpool take title race to final day after Joël Matip header sees off Southampton”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.