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Premier League 2018/19: 3 teams who can stop Liverpool's unbeaten run 

  • These three teams could hand Liverpool their first loss in the Premier League this season.
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Modified 20 Dec 2019, 20:44 IST

Can any team find a way to stop the unstoppable force Liverpool FC in the Premier League this season?
Can any team find a way to stop the unstoppable force Liverpool FC in the Premier League this season?

After a breathtaking start to the current 2018/19 Premier League season, Liverpool will look to extend their unbeaten run in the league as long as possible. A collective unit combined with stellar individual quality helped Liverpool stay atop the Premier League without losing a single game so far in this season.

Jurgen Klopp's red army sits at the top of the Premier League with 54 points from 20 Premier League games, winning 17 of them in the process. They are six points ahead of their closest rivals Tottenham Hotspur, who are in second place.

What's truly magnificent about this Liverpool side under Jurgen Klopp is that they have maintained showing attacking prowess while being flawless at the back. They have conceded only eight goals so far, which is noteworthy in any of Europe's top five leagues.

While anything can happen in the ever competitive English Premier League, no team has managed to inflict a defeat to this side. Although being invincible is still a pipe dream, Jurgen Klopp will hope to win the Premier League title without any mishaps.

Without further ado, let us take a look at three teams who have the potential to defeat Liverpool and break their unbeaten run in the current season.




#1. Manchester City

Southampton FC v Manchester City - Premier League
Southampton FC v Manchester City - Premier League

The first team of the list will obviously be the champions Manchester City. Pep Guardiola's famous 'Centurions' are not far below Liverpool as they are just 7 points behind them. With their first fixture being against Liverpool, they will look to close the gap.

Despite a recent poor run of form from Manchester City that benefited Liverpool, they are a squad with world class players who can change the shape of a tie within moments. Mahrez's penalty miss in their first encounter in the league helped Liverpool get back from the tie on a positive note.

Manchester City are the team who has scored the most number of goals but their defense looked a bit shaky and gave away goals in the past months which is why their goal difference is below Liverpool's.

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In recent times, Manchester City had faced the most trouble from Liverpool both in Champions League and Premier League. Their encounter will certainly be enticing for football fans all over the world.

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