Why Liverpool will not choke in Premier League title run-in

Brendan Rodgers

Brendan Rodgers will send out his team to attack irrespective of how tense the last three games become.

Whether Jose Mourinho decides to field a weakened team or not, in light of Chelsea's upcoming Champions League semi-final second-leg match against Atletico Madrid, Liverpool only know how to play one way. And that is to attack.

The pace, verve, imagination and aggression are qualities that have delineated Liverpool's charge up the league table this season. They are unlikely to be absent at the weekend or indeed in the following few weeks despite tensions mounting as the Reds edge ever close to a Premier League title.

This was demonstrated with the visit to Norwich. The game showcased a team still able to express themselves with no fear or apprehension. Rodgers' style of play naturally helps since it is conducive to a game plan in which the players can thrive on and enjoy.

What follows is less pressure hence less nerves and it'll be the same not just against Chelsea, but Crystal Palace and Newcastle too. In turn a 9 point return instead of only the 7 required to be confirmed as the best team in the land stands a great chance of happening for Liverpool.

Rodgers is right to point out that it is Chelsea and Manchester City who have all the pressure since they far outspent Liverpool in order to win the league. Theirs is a much greater expectancy in other words.

So do not be surprised to observe Liverpool play with no nerves as the season reaches it's climax. Rather anticipate a team continuing to embrace all that is thrown at them and coming up with the solutions to the questions usually asked of all would-be champions.

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