Liverpool has successfully beaten Manchester United into submission, according to John Aldridge.
John is happy to see the Reds being described as top dogs while turning the tables on the Red Devils who mocked them for so long.
He revealed recently that he is pleased to see Anfield faithfuls paying Manchester United fans back in their own coin by taunting them whenever they have the chance.
He added that even if celebrations are in order for the wide gap, no Liverpool fan believes the title race is over.
His words, “Football success is cyclical and unfortunately for Liverpool they have had to wait three long, painful decades for the moment to arrive when they could claim to have finally beaten United into submission, becoming top dogs in England all over again.
“I will never say the title is in the bag for Liverpool until the finishing touches have been added to this incredible season, but to have reached this point with just two points dropped and a massive lead at the top of the table meant a celebration was in order once United were beaten.
“No Liverpool fan has said this title race is over yet because we have all lived through too many disappointments in recent decades to contemplate that fantasy, but to give some back to the United fans who have laughed at Liverpool’s expense for so long was very satisfying.
“Alex Ferguson famously vowed to knock Liverpool off their perch as the kings of English football at the start of the 1990s and he did that in a grand manner, but the tide has finally turned back in favour of their biggest foes.
“Liverpool’s time is here at last, with the misery United are living through simply adding to the joy for all who call Anfield home.”
“Incredibly, I still don’t feel as if Jurgen Klopp’s team are playing to their full potential this season, because the United game was another example of a team failing to ram home their advantage due to a lack of killer instinct from the front three of Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino.
“It was men against boys for most of the United match, but they were still in contention until the final few minutes because Liverpool failed to take enough of their chances to put them to the sword.
“We have seen that time and again from this team over this remarkable unbeaten Premier League run as aside from the odd hammering, they have tended to do just enough to get over the winning line more often than not.
“After his fine strike against United was cancelled out by a VAR decision, Firmino still hasn’t scored a league goal at Anfield all season and it is remarkable to note that a team with such a massive lead at the top of the table does not have a player in the mix for the top scorer prize.
“There is still time for the front three to find their scoring boots. If they do, the Premier League title could be confirmed in record time.”
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