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Jurgen Klopp was desirous to stress that the job remains to be not but performed, regardless of Liverpool edging nearer to a top-four end with a 3-0 win at Burnley on Wednesday night time. 

The Reds gained an enormous benefit within the top-four race as they adopted up Leicester’s 2-1 loss at Chelsea with a 3-0 victory away to Burnley.

Roberto Firmino, Nat Phillips and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain had been the scorers, with the win seeing Liverpool leapfrog the Foxes into fourth with one recreation left to play.

That comes in opposition to Crystal Palace, in entrance of 10,000 followers at Anfield, and talking in his post-match press convention, Klopp made it clear he’s not counting his chickens earlier than they hatch.

“I knew this season is, for us, an extremely robust, robust, robust season,” he informed reporters.

“I heard Valentine’s Day was the final time we had been within the high 4, as a result of we didn’t win a number of video games since then.

“However now within the final eight, 10 video games we’re again on observe.

“If we win on Sunday, then most likely – it is dependent upon the results of Leicester or Chelsea – we’re certified for the Champions League.

“It’s insane that we got here that shut, however we’re not by.

“So once you win the semi-final, then you definitely go to the ultimate. That’s the place we’re, and we are going to give our absolute every thing to win that as nicely.”

Klopp was requested in regards to the affect of Phillips, who not solely scored however made a goal-saving clearance on the road on the different finish, however he was eager to attend till showering his centre-back with reward.

“I really like the boy, he is aware of that,” the supervisor stated.

“If we actually make it, or not, no matter – let’s speak after the Crystal Palace recreation.

“Simply let’s end this season and in order for you I’ll write a guide about each boys, about Nat and about Rhys. It’s no downside.

“However let’s please play this recreation and let the boys keep centered, allow them to get better and all these sorts of issues.

“Then we are able to speak about that. I promise you I’ll reply your query for an hour!”

Phillips is anticipated to begin alongside Rhys Williams once more on the ultimate day in opposition to Palace, with victory successfully guaranteeing a spot within the high 4 – and even perhaps as excessive as third.


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