Liverpool followers ‘ought to be apprehensive’ about Manchester United after they beat Burnley to knock the defending champions off the Premier League prime spot.
That’s based on talkSPORT hosts Jason Cundy and Andy Goldstein, who imagine the Purple Devils ought to be thought of real title challengers this season after going three factors clear on the summit.
Paul Pogba struck 19 minutes from time to safe a hard-fought 1-Zero victory for United at Turf Moor on Tuesday evening.
It meant United leap above Liverpool for the primary time for the reason that begin of the 2019/20 season, and sit prime of the desk at this stage of the marketing campaign for the primary time since their title-winning 2012/2013 season beneath Sir Alex Ferguson.
Liverpool have been remodeled into one of many world’s greatest groups lately, nevertheless it seems their outdated adversary is again.
However United will face the last word take a look at of their title credentials after they journey to Anfield to face the Reds on Sunday.
However Purple Devils fan Goldstein says the stress can be off his crew for that conflict, and believes – for the primary time shortly – Liverpool ought to be afraid of their outdated foes.
“There have to be Liverpool followers barely nervous now, I don’t imagine any Liverpool fan who comes on this present and says they’re not,” stated The Sports activities Bar host.
“And I’ll let you know why, as a result of they’re not three factors off United now, and if City win their two video games in hand – and they’re going to, as a result of City look incredible – they’ll be two factors behind City.
“So successfully Liverpool, the champions, at the moment are third within the Premier League, that’s how I see it.
“Liverpool followers ought to be apprehensive as a result of United will now go to that recreation with no stress in any way, with an unbelievable away report within the league and can fairly fortunately sit, park the bus and take some extent.”
And Cundy additionally reserved a uncommon little bit of reward for United after their win over a cussed Burnley crew, saying it was the kind of efficiency that wins titles.
“Credit score to United, they needed to do it a unique approach,” added the previous Chelsea defender.
“Within the opening 20 minutes Burnley suffocated them a little bit bit, they couldn’t get the ball into Fernandes or Pogba and it took them some time to get their recreation going.
“However credit score to United, as a result of there are many alternative ways to win a match and so they needed to struggle as a result of Burnley didn’t provide you with something.
“You gained’t look again on this recreation and assume, ‘what an excellent efficiency’, however you’ll look again and say, ‘that was a extremely good three factors’.
“I’ve seen Liverpool do it, I’ve seen Chelsea do it, I’ve seen City do it and now I’ve seen United do it – if you go away to locations like Burnley and also you’re attempting to win a title, these three factors are hard-fought, not often do they arrive straightforward.
“So credit score to them. Burnley huffed and puffed however finally the standard confirmed.”