Liverpool will have the chance to once again leapfrog Manchester City and keep the pressure on Pep Guardiola’s side, who will play their 31st game of the Premier League season after the international break as they prepare for FA Cup action.
That presents an excellent opportunity for Jurgen Klopp’s side to regain top spot, against a Fulham side who have little to play for as they slide towards the Championship. The newly promoted hosts have struggled to re-adapt to Premier League
With just eight games left the Cottagers are as good as relegated, but that puts all the pressure on Liverpool
The forward hit a brace either side of Virgil van Djik’s effort to secure an unlikely 3-1 victory away at the German giants. Mane now has six goals from his last four games, having stepped up at a vital time with talisman Mohamed Salah
Mane’s goals have kept Liverpool’s Champions League dreams alive and could be crucial if they are to beat Manchester City
Liverpool can’t afford to pass up the opportunity at Craven Cottage and may need a perfect record between now and the end of the season to stand any chance of lifting their first title in nearly 30 years.
The Reds will also be without Naby Keita and Joe Gomez, both of whom are nearing recovery from their respective injuries.
Source : 90min