Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool are leading the table after 11 round of games with 27 points to their name. One can sense the red side of Merseyside oozing with confidence and hope that they might, finally, win the league after over two decades.
And why shouldn’t they be? Klopp’s men are not only winning but are doing so by playing a fascinating brand of football. It seems as though the Reds have found the perfect manager in the former Borussia Dortmund.
However, there are still some issues that Liverpool have to iron out—issues that will be their biggest hurdles in their surge for the Premiership title. And here are five reasons why Liverpool won’t win the Premiership.
#1 Burning out
Whenever one watches the Reds play, they get the impression that the players are a bunch of hungry animals that see the ball as their food. The relentlessness when it comes to pressing and attacking is perhaps what makes this Liverpool team so beautiful to watch.
However, there is always a problem with the hounding approach that Jurgen Klopp prefers.
With so much running around in every game—fun fact: Liverpool are the team that have covered the most distance and made the most sprints in the Premier League so far this season—it is only a matter of time when the players start getting fatigued.
Normally, the business end of the season is when the players start feeling the heat, and it reflects on their performance. This could mean that Klopp will have to rely on rotation to keep his players fresh. And that’s where the second problem is as Liverpool have a…