Liverpool news Liverpool no longer favourites to retain title after Man United go top MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - The Red Devils leapfrogged Liverpool into first place in the Premier League with a 1-0 win over Burnley on Tuesday
Breaking News ! Manchester United may have gone top of the Premier League on Tuesday but they are not favourites to win the title. The Red Devils beat Burnley 1-0 to leapfrog Liverpool and go top of the Premier League after New Year's Day for the first time in seven years. Next up is a potentially huge game against Liverpool on Sunday in a match that is sure to be a test of both teams' title credentials this season. Yet, if the bookies are anything to go by, Liverpool's main title challenger this season remains Pep Guardiola's Man City side. Read More Related Articles Gary Lineker's question for Manchester United fans after moving above Liverpool in table Read More Related Articles 'They didn’t expect it' - Gary Neville makes Liverpool and Manchester United admission Odds compiler site Oddschecker says City are favourites for the title, with their odds as short as 5/6 with some bookies. The Reds are second-favourites, with odds ranging from 5/2 to 33/10 in some markets. Despite going top, Man United are third-favourites, with odds ranging from 5/1 to 33/5. It appears that the bookies expect it to be a three-way fight for the title, with fourth-favourite Spurs' shortest odds at 14/1. The fact the bookies feel the Reds have a better chance of winning the title than their rivals at Old Trafford is perhaps reflected in the odds for this weekend's game between the two sides.
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Klopp's side are 19/20 favourites for the clash, with Man United's shortest odds 23/10. Man United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer appeared to take a similar tone when discussing the clash after his side's win on Tuesday night. The Old Trafford manager admitted his side will be coming up against a big test on Sunday. "We're looking forward to it," he said. "We enjoy being where we are at any time, if it's the first game or last game, it's a big difference. "But, at the moment, we are where we are and we go there knowing that we're playing against the best team by a mile in the country for the last year-and-a-half. "They're champions by right."
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