Jurgen Klopp Feared Liverpool Would Be Denied Premier League Title

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Jurgen Klopp Feared Liverpool Would Be Denied Premier League Title 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Fri Jun 19, 2020 7:03 pm

Jurgen Klopp admitted he feared the possibility that Liverpool would be denied the opportunity to win the Premier League due the 19-20 season being declared null and void due to COVID-19.

Liverpool were 25 points clear of Manchester City when the season was suspended on March 13th.

Liverpool hasn\'t won the league championship since 1990.

“Honestly, yes. I didn’t think when we went to lockdown: ‘Oh my God, that is our season, we are so close,’ because it was not important in that moment. I became worried in the moment when people started talking about null and void this season because I was like ‘wow’. And I really felt it physically.

“That would have been really, really hard. We don’t expect to get it as a present, we didn’t want to have a points-per-game basis, so we were really happy when it was decided we could play again. There were moments when some people brought it [null and void] up from time to time for different reasons but when it was off the table I felt quite relieved. If they had done points per game and we couldn’t have played then we would have been champions but now we aren’t and we have to play for it and that is great, that is how it should be in sports. And now we go for it.”

Via Andy Hunter/The Guardian

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