‘Broke the soul’ – Ally McCoist thinks 2021/22 moment responsible for LFC’s terrible start to season

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Ally McCoist has suggested that Manchester City winning the title on the last day of the 2021/22 season perhaps ‘finally broke the soul’ of the Liverpool squad.

This comes courtesy of a tweet from @AnfieldWatch relaying the Scot’s comments on talkSPORT in the wake of the Reds’ second league defeat.

Jurgen Klopp’s men have been the incumbent champions’ closest competitors in recent years – a clear mile ahead of the rest of the best – though have struggled to replicate their quadruple-challenging form this time around.

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From questions over the club’s injuries to the formation chosen by the manager, each potential concern has been crossed out one by one whilst a lack of answers for our current crisis has become increasingly abundant.

It was thought that the psychological and physical impact of coming close to a quadruple haul of silverware had inspired a hangover amongst the FA Cup holders.

Why not a singular event?

To lose out on the title by a point once again will have hurt us deeply, though we remain unconvinced that Pep Guardiola’s men and Ilkay Gundogan’s 81st-minute winner are to blame for our poor start.

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