…there’s a golding 4th place :)
I was reading a Paul Tomkins article yesterday about a permanent job for King Kenny as manager (http://tomkinstimes.com/2011/02/kenny-dalglish-permanent-lfc-manager/). And today, i was remembering one crucial quote:
“Four wins on the bounce, achieved with four clean sheets. The same players that Roy Hodgson and his cronies believed “no-one could do better with” have already won two of three away games under Dalglish, to one win in Hodgson’s 10. Indeed, Dalglish achieved this latest win without Torres, or his replacements, Suarez and Carroll.”
Since Kenny’s return, it’s a real joy to see how our team’s way of playing football has totally changed. Him and Clarke, gave to players confidence in their roles. Meireles is back from the dead. The defense is begining more solid. And we now use to lead the matches until winning them. All that we rarely saw under Roy’s reign (that we can name “interim”).
We lost a “betrayer-key-genius” player, gone to a club without history. We lost a neither-winger nor-striker gone to Germany.
But with King Kenny, we have now all the reasons to dream of a bright end of the season. And more.
Even if we had a catastrophic start of season, we’re now plenty of hopes of getting the fourth place, synonym of Champions League:
4.Chelsea 44 pts (-1)
5.Tottenham 44 pts (-1)
6.Liverpool 38 pts
Allright, 6 points late, maybe 9. But we have still 4 “Great games” to play to create THE surprise: Mancheater United (h), Man City (h), Arsenil (a), Tottenham (h). And 12 pts to take against our rivals in the hunt for the CL place.
Let’s take a look at Chelsea’s schedule (only Great games): Mancheater U (h), Man City (h), Tottenham (h), Mancheater (a).
And City now: Mancheater U (a), Chelsea (a), LIVERPOOL (a), Tottenham (h).
So, all is really possible, and we have to consider the 4th place as our “End of a storm”. As our greatest Cup or Tiltle for the season. Relegating, then, Europa league Cup as a bonus…
The 4th place, as a stunning back for the Club. An incredible relief for players in doubt…
Come on Reds make it real !!!