Liverpool fans have been in a positive mood all day in the Football Transfer Tavern, having witnessed their side emerge from a tricky away fixture at Swansea with all three points.
A third consecutive league goal from Jordan Henderson secured the victory, and sets up next weekend’s clash against Manchester United at Old Trafford perfectly.
Many see the game between perhaps the bitterest rivals in English football as the shootout for fourth spot, but Brendan Rodgers was keen to point out after the game he is hoping his team can finish even higher this season.
With Manchester City in freefall and Liverpool the form team in the country, a runners up spot is not out of the question – with the current gap at four points.
The Reds have won 10 of their last 13 Premier League matches, and have closed a gap of 11 points on Manchester City in that time.
After a dismal start to the season, Brendan Rodgers side have been playing catch up. But with just nine games remaining, we have identified five reasons why the Reds could manage a runners up spot for the second season running.
Click on Brendan Rodgers to reveal 5 reasons why Liverpool will get second place in the Premier League
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