Defeat at Chelsea on Sunday left Jurgen Klopp’s aspect heading into the overall fit of the season perhaps desiring victory over Brighton to protected a most sensible 4 spot having squandered alternatives in opposition to West Brom and Stoke.
Victory for Antonio Conte’s aspect, these days in 5th, at house to Huddersfield on Wednesday would see them draw degree with Liverpool on 72 issues, albeit with a massively inferior function distinction.
It will imply the Reds must fit Chelsea’s end result on Sunday at Newcastle as a way to ensure Champions League soccer subsequent season – despite the fact that they might have one closing probability within the ultimate in opposition to Actual Madrid later this month.
A yr in the past they needed to do the similar on the subject of Arsenal’s end result and answered with a 3-Zero win at house to Middlesbrough.
“It is a an identical (state of affairs). We all know what we will be able to be expecting,” Lovren informed liverpoolfc.com.
“It is going to no doubt be tricky. Brighton confirmed of their earlier sport in opposition to Manchester United that they are able to win in opposition to giant groups.
“However I am assured we will be able to do it. It is nonetheless in our palms. The following sport will no doubt be a tricky sport however I am assured we will be able to set up to win it.”