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******** Liverpool 3-1 Manchester City: Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool were incredible
Crouch:“I got loads of texts from family and friends at the final whistle on Sunday, saying they are absolutely buzzing and that it is a massive, massive win.
“But, when it comes to the title , all the Liverpool fans I know are trying to keep a lid on their feelings as best they can.
“I totally understand why. I was up at Anfield for the game near the end of the 2013 – 14 season when they beat Manchester City 3-2, meaning the title was in their hands with four games to go.
“The place was buzzing, and everywhere you went in the city it was the same – absolutely electric, with people telling you they were going to win the league.
“Then came Steven Gerrard’s slip against Chelsea in their next home game, and they ended up throw ing it away. A lot of people were burned by that and that has left them thinking ‘we are not going to make that same mistake again’.
“That is still true now, even after beating City. I know loads of Liverpool fans and they are all saying the same thing to me – ‘it’s not over’. None of them are talking about winning the league yet; they are saying there is a long way to go.
“I think some of them might secretly be thinking differently, but none of them will say it. It will be the same with everyone connected to the club at the moment.
“It has been 30 years since Liverpool were last champions, which is a long, long time – they know what has happened in their most recent title bids, and they don’t want the same to happen again. “
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