Too soon to talk about the title – so let’s talk about the title

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Too soon to talk about the title – so let’s talk about the title

Liverpool show ruthless streak of champions to pounce on Man City’s frailties, and now the pressure is on

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Liverpool have lived through too many false dawns to take a first Premier League title in 30 years for granted, but in overpowering their biggest rivals Manchester City 3-1 to open up an eight-point lead at the top of the table, they showed why the long wait looks set to end.

Only City’s brilliance kept Jurgen Klopp’s men waiting last season when even the third-highest points tally in the league’s history still saw the Reds miss out on the title by a single point.

That disappointment has broken Liverpool sides of the past who have finished second best and quickly regressed...

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