It’s now advantage Manchester City in the Premier League title race, as Liverpool dropped points for the fourth time in their last six Premier League games at Goodison Park.
The tension and nervousness amongst a number of Liverpool’s players was palpable as they were held to a 0-0 draw at Goodison Park, with Mohamed Salah missing two big chances for the Reds in the game.
They have now failed to score in two of their last three games in the Premier League, drawing four of their last six and their form away from Anfield is particularly worrying, winning just one of their five league games on the road in 2019. Included in that was a 2-1 defeat to Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium, with Pep Guardiola’s team looking in relentless form.
The reigning Premier League champions have won each of their last eight matches in all competitions, winning 16 of their last 17 in all and have the experience of leading from the front from last season’s title-winning campaign.
That experience could prove to be vital as we head into the final nine games of the Premier League season, with Liverpool struggling in recent weeks after being chased rather than the chasers.
Still, there is just one point between the two sides heading into now and the end of May and still plenty of football to be played, with it anticipated that the lead will change hands on multiple occasions, as has already been the case.
But who has the tougher run-in? With nine games left, we assess the route both sides must take in their pursuit of the Premier League title.