Gary Neville has jovially prompt Liverpool may very well be taking part in Europa League soccer subsequent season after their 1-Zero dwelling defeat to Burnley.
Ashley Barnes’ 83rd-minute penalty noticed the Reds undergo a primary Premier League dwelling defeat since shedding 2-1 to Crystal Palace in April 2017.
The end result noticed Liverpool’s winless league run stretch to 5 video games as they misplaced floor on Premier League leaders Manchester United, who’re six factors forward of them now.
And Purple Devils legend Neville poked enjoyable on the Reds’ predicament at full-time on Twitter.
He wrote: “Soccer on Thursday Nights ain’t that unhealthy.”
Liverpool have gone 438 minutes with out a top-flight purpose as Divock Origi, Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino missed large possibilities to attain in opposition to Burnley.
The Reds had 27 makes an attempt on purpose, essentially the most any Premier League workforce has registered in a single match this season.
Liverpool are fourth within the desk and face 5 of the Premier League’s high seven of their subsequent six video games.
Jamie Carragher believes his former membership shall be ‘combating for his or her lives’ to safe a high 4 spot if their type doesn’t enhance rapidly.
He advised Sky Sports activities: “For no matter cause this season, it’s massively dropped off within the final 4 or 5 video games.
“It’s an enormous fear going ahead, not simply when it comes to the title, when it comes to the highest 4 positions.
“There are such a lot of groups who will fancy their possibilities this season. At this second, Liverpool are massively out of shape and have gotten a extremely powerful run of six fixtures to return.
“In the event that they don’t go effectively, they’ll be fully out of the title race by then, I’ve little doubt, by the top of February.
“However then between now and the top of the season, if that occurs, Liverpool shall be combating for his or her lives to ensure they’re within the Champions League.”