Tuchel: Fans can give us extra percentage ahead of tense finale

Liverpool’s stoppage-time winner at West Brom on Sunday was dramatic enough by virtue of being headed in by goalkeeper Alisson but the consequences for the top-four race were profound, placing the Reds in a good position to take advantage of us meeting Leicester tomorrow.

Tuchel admitted he had one eye on proceedings at the Hawthorns yesterday and conceded victory for Jurgen Klopp’s men would make it a tense finale to the campaign.

However, having recovered so much ground since his arrival in late January, the Bavarian was also grateful to have fate in our own hands ahead of these final two fixtures against Leicester and Aston Villa.

‘I came home, switched on the TV and saw it was 1-1 in the middle of the second half,’ he continued. ‘I thought “oh that’s not a bad result” but I was a bit superstitious so didn’t follow it.

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