After Alisson's heroics, are Liverpool still up against it for top 4? | Premier League | ESPN FC

A last-gasp goal from goalkeeper Alisson Becker in Liverpool's 2-1 win vs. West Brom breathed new life into the Reds' pursuit of a top-four finish in the Premier League. With two rounds to go in the season, is Jurgen Klopp's side certain to knock one of Leicester City and Chelsea out of the top four? ESPN FC's Steve Nicol, Shaka Hislop and Gab Marcotti discuss Liverpool's outlook for a Champions League berth.

0:00 Alisson's emotional reaction to his match-winning goal.
1:17 Are Liverpool still up against it for a top-four spot?
4:21 Are the bookies just giving Liverpool the benefit of the fixtures?

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Gurhan Weyrah
Gurhan Weyrah:
I am Man united fan. I wanted Liverpool to lose but after he scored the goal, i stood up and clapped. Who wouldn’t unless you are enemy of football. It was one of those moments that you forget about rivalry and enjoy wonderful moments of football
silent road
silent road:
Steve is trying that old trick, when you say it won't happen and end up happening. He been doing for a while now lol
Neel Banerjee
Neel Banerjee:
I'll suggest all the barca fans to go underground for a few days
Sakyi jnr Sakyi jnr
Sakyi jnr Sakyi jnr:
It think Steve is trying to save himself off any shock from Liverpool. I sometimes do that too.
Marve lous
Marve lous:
It requires money to make money. This is the best secret I have discovered we don't make money, we EARN and MULTIPLY money.
k tom
k tom:
"Shaka why are you looking at your phone?"
"What? "
Martin Fridrich
Martin Fridrich:
I love Steve but someone one day said: from doubters to believers! We can do it and we need this type of thinking again to help the team!
stephan gangapersad
stephan gangapersad:
As a huge Liv fan...stevie has it nailed on
Ronique Pennie
Ronique Pennie:
Steve in 2020: They lost the game because of the goalie
Steve in 2021: They WON the game because of the goalie
First Time
First Time:
Imagine this Chelsea lose to Leicester City and Liverpool win all the remaining match... After that Man City win Champions league... TT definitely will join sack race next season
After losing VVD since October, Gomez since November, Matip since January, Thiago out for 3 months early in the season, Jota was firing on all cylinders and we lose him for 3 months (and again now for 3 games to end the season) and Henderson since February. With all the chopping and changing, even the CBs we bought in January are now injured for what looks like will be the remainder of this season, it’s absolutely insane given all that that Liverpool are still in for a shout at top 4 AND could even possibly finish 3rd still. Just madness. Key is to just go out and get the results now against Burnley and Palace, nothing more we can do.
Apples Oranges
Apples Oranges:
That Sky Ali Interview just has to be "THE G R E A T E S T Footballing Journalist interview history has ever seen " 💯 ... Thank u Ali 🥺😢🙏 ..
Pixel Pro
Pixel Pro:
My top 4 predictions
1. West Ham
2. West Brom
3. Brighton
4. Burnley
Top 4 or not that goal will be remembered for a long time and even more so if they make it to top 4. Lol
Buhle Luthuli
Buhle Luthuli:
Stevie I don't want you on Air when we qualify for Europe
Paul Hirst
Paul Hirst:
Steve trying to pretend he just laughed at Allison's winner, reallyyyy ? I bet he felt like doing cartwheels.
A S:
Jotta has a killer instinct that mane and firmino don't at the moment.
Vedant Panse
Vedant Panse:
They're actually favourites for me they win their last 2 games they get top 4
ccf wins
ccf wins:
Now that we are in the driving sit, winning the last 2 games will most probably get us qualify for the ucl. If we don't than we do not deserve to qualify for the ucl because if we can't beat teams like burnley and palace then we will probably not able to win the ucl cup anyway. But I believe we can do it.
Trey Maxi Official
Trey Maxi Official:
3:15 this goose still against that beautiful liverpool win
I understand everything what everybody has said but Tuesdays result will motivate us at Burnley let's be clear
To add, Thiago had a very good game as well.
Stevie was using reverse psychology so Liverpool win
The Bosman Viewing
The Bosman Viewing:
Such a likeable guy 🙌
arton rrustemi
arton rrustemi:
Liverpool do have the leagues best form table thou, something noone of them mentioned.
Xolisa Wulana
Xolisa Wulana:
LFC get so much possession in games. They really work hard... their efforts are just being continuously clouded by the poor finishing of Mane and Firmino. Apart from the two kids playing center back those two forwards guys are a real problem for Liverpool at the moment. They been costing Liverpool games this season with them missing almost everything. LFC would kill games if only those two could just convert them chances! They really holding LFC back while the team is so depleted with injuries as well
adriel wo
adriel wo:
🙏🙏Sorry Mr Klopp🙏🙏
🙏Please give chance to play the🔥Best & Great Former Bundesliga Midfielders that had 🌟close & tide🌟stats🔥together on midfield, 🇬🇳Keita & 🇪🇸Thiago.
Liverpool are currently 8 games unbeaten with 6 wins 2 draws

Most in form side in the league
Achyuta Pitale
Achyuta Pitale:
Stevie, being a true Red, trying to reverse jinx.
Nik m
Nik m:
shakaaaaa laughing all day long
D _
D _:
Stevie makes a good pt
macandme foley
macandme foley:
Scored 8 in last 3 games 🤔 barn door was hit 👍
Stevie is being realistic, we need to beat 2 teams who will play a low block! Liverpool have struggled to score against low blocks all season, plus the cb’s are championship level. It’s far from sealed yet.
Jota's injury has me worrying, because he is such a driving force of attack, and he actually finishes his chances more often than Mane and Firmino combined. So yeah I am worried still. Nervous. But we can do it, it is very much possible. The last two games wont be easy though.
Jesse Paiz
Jesse Paiz:
Liverpool are actually in a solid spot. There essentially 3 points out of 3rd with 3rd and 4th playing eachother. They win their last 2 games, and chelsea lose they are in. They win both games and Leicester lose it comes down to goal difference, with a liverpool having at least a two goal advantage.
jeff foster
jeff foster:
Does shalka remember he said Liverpool would make it after the Man U game? They all run with the hares and the hounds them pundits!!
adriel wo
adriel wo:
🙏🙏Sorry Mr Klopp🙏🙏
🌟🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿Ovie Ejaria can be the👍best 🇳🇱Wijnaldum's replacement & 🌟🇷🇸Marko Grujic is 🇷🇸Serbian Fabinho & 🌟an alternative CB👍.
Rosebank Global
Rosebank Global:
1 goal all season, Allison is a flop
Bhuvnesh Kalsan
Bhuvnesh Kalsan:
Chelsea'll lose to villa. Mark my words
Abdi Mustafa
Abdi Mustafa:
Here after Natt Philips smashed a header and won the game 0-3
Sayam Ghosh
Sayam Ghosh:
I really question stevie's iq here. Points on the table surely matters but Leicester and chelsea play each other. Do the math Stevie.
Jayster of the Famous CFC
Jayster of the Famous CFC:
I said earlier this week: top-4 will be
Multitalented Jugglers Deejayasap
Multitalented Jugglers Deejayasap:
Steve I swear you’re being negative 🤷🏾‍♂️🤷🏾‍♂️ I don’t think I’m the only one who sees this
Evelia Tamaronis
Evelia Tamaronis:
Keep on chanting that we will not get a UCL spot, just keep doing that. It always ends up being the opposite.
L S:
Up against it? If they can't beat 2 duds with nothing to play for then they deserve the carabao europa league
Roronoa Zorro
Roronoa Zorro:
Stevie is honest.
Liverpool are still the least favorite
macandme foley
macandme foley:
Stevie is just another bitter ex red. I've rarely heard him say anything positive 🤷‍♂️ we are playing with an 18 year old cb and our 6th choice cb.
adriel wo
adriel wo:
🙏Sorry Mr Klopp🙏
Liverpool needs💪⚡New🌟Spirits🔥
🙏Please bring🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿Harry Wilson, 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿Ben Woodburn, 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿Harvey Elliott, 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿Sheyi Ojo, & 🇷🇸Marko Grujic into the🔥🌟main team to contribute with the main players🌟🔥👍🙏.
Mickey Scott
Mickey Scott:
If the boys listened to Stevie they would be F'd. He's so depressing.
I still can't believe it is real; what Alisson did yesterday.
Abass Adan
Abass Adan:
Good header as fan well good win
4th Genna - Rayan Cherki The GOAT.
4th Genna - Rayan Cherki The GOAT.:
Chelsea lost to Arsenal, and lost to Leicester City. Confidence is dented and heading into a match vs the team they just lost to in the cup final. Chelsea could bottle top 4 and Tuchel would look like from an hero to a bottler within the blink of an eye.
kennedy njenga
kennedy njenga:
Leicester won't beat Tottenham 7_0
K T:
in all fairness, shaka was more happy for us than nicol. the biggest doubter of liverpool is surprisingly a liverpool legend but it seems like hes unhappy because his predictions of liverpool of not making to the top four is looking unlikely.
im not being negative rather just telling you how i see it
Fitzroy George
Fitzroy George:
Can't see how shaka and Steve doesn't understand that it has nothing to do with how good you are Playing right now. It's just about getting over the line and Gab is quite right it's about mathematics and not how you feel
pulak biswas
pulak biswas:
Aa 9
Aa 9:
Am a leicester fan, it will be disappointing if we bottle top 4 again. But we won the fa cup. Another final against Chelsea beat them we defo in CL. Will be tuff. Steve is trying to not jink it.
Savage King is here n there
Savage King is here n there:
Leicester can never make top 4! Chelsea would beat them on Tuesday
Dick Dingwiza
Dick Dingwiza:
Oh, the highs and lows of footy. Yesterday was incredible for Liverpool fans and as a Utd fan I was both in shock, in awe of Allison and a tad pissed all at the same time. Something tells me though, there’s still heartbreak for scousers around the corner.....
Del hassan
Del hassan:
If we manage to win against Burnley then we have a chance coz the last game is at home and we have fans for it
Mitiku Getaneh
Mitiku Getaneh:
England; if they want to defend a match get wan Bissaka. If you want win matches and a tournament get TAA!
Tymko C
Tymko C:
3 Chelsea 70 pts 4 Liverpool 69 and 5 Leicester 67. I think Foxes will bottle it yet again in the very end as they always do late in the season by losing to Chelsea and only drawing against Spurs. Blues and Reds will win out and make the top 4. Of course there's a small chance I'm wrong.
Bhavik Patel
Bhavik Patel:
Why is this goal being so hyped up? Did they win a trophy? Did I miss something?
Cudi Monger
Cudi Monger:
Lol steve keep hating ur actually good luck lol
adriel wo
adriel wo:
🙏🙏Sorry Mr Klopp🙏🙏
🙏Please buy back this season's⚡🌟🔥EFL Championship🔥🌟⚡⚽most dribbles⚽player, 🌟🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿Ovie Ejaria🔥& our young⚡Super Striker⚡🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿🌟Rhian Brewster⚽🔥👍🙏.
Ridz Reen
Ridz Reen:
Ali the gel of LFC. He scored and the team embraced him. Hope Salah will stay. Mane can choose to leave. Hoping for Ousmane Dembele , Sancho and Haaland to join the LFC family
Biodun Savage
Biodun Savage:
Steve simply doesn't have Liverpool blood flowing in his vein otherwise he'll believe in them. All his predictions against Liverpool have failed. He should learn from Don Hutchinson whom they've all made a laughing stock due to his believe in Liverpool's top4 possibility.
Giuseppe Conte
Giuseppe Conte:
LiVarpool got lucky as always
B Rabbit
B Rabbit:
I hope not but it probably will be Liverpool and Chelsea as Leicester will have that more than likely end of season collapse again- let’s hope not
Oliver Clair
Oliver Clair:
Will 5th place do because city and Chelsea are in the final?
does anyone else think everyone's exagerating? "struggled " ? Liverpool dominated the ball. and ended up winning. doesn't matter when we scored.. we didn't struggle!
What if Leicester win Or draw against Chelsea..
Sub if You hate Bryce Hall
Sub if You hate Bryce Hall:
If Tuchel bottles this, He's gone in the summer
Alisson has the same amount of goals for Liverpool as Thiago this season 😂(no offence just saying)
Crystal palace won't be easy. They're playing well.
Mr Emeng
Mr Emeng:
Ggs bro
Haily Rizzo
Haily Rizzo:
Chelsea playing Leicester next in the league, that means one of them will be dropping points.
Xudeyfa Indhageelle
Xudeyfa Indhageelle:
This guy talking about Liverpool creating chances, what about Chelsea they couldn't create any clear chances when they were down to 1-0 in the last two games
john wick
john wick:
Liverpool can not score more than 1 goals against lower team man
Kimmich The Warrior
Kimmich The Warrior:
Top 4 predictions
1, man city
2, man utd
3, chelsea
4, Liverpool
W or L
Paul Rose
Paul Rose:
Hislop: Nothing about Liverpool's football says Top 4. Over 70% possession and 26 shots in the game. That says top 4. We have Mane low on confidence, teams set up to low block, and teams set up to exploit the weakness at the back where we have a player who got promotion to the Bundesliga 1 with Stuttgart and another who only played non league football before September and debuted in the Premier League in December. I think a lot about LFC tells you how good the side is. Also the run of results is littered with draws where wasteful shooting and good keeping have been more influential or as influential as defensive frailties, post West Brom at the tag end of December. A lot of the draws could easily have been won by 3 goals, undone by 1 mistake. That's football. You just have to keep faith in what you are doing and working hard.
Mi W
Mi W:
This Steve penguin is such a put off figure at espn uk that everytime he appears u feel leaving this channel ! Irritating soul
Byron Russell
Byron Russell:
I stopped watching ESPN because of how stupid some of the pundits were. I came back, n now they even look as stupid as they sound. I’m gone
Daniel Chong
Daniel Chong:
of all the talking we can even finish 3rd
1:05 98% in their hands? What are you on about
Lothar Matthaus
Lothar Matthaus:
Ghost of Roy!!
Williams so far out of depth, a shame but true slow, will never be quick, if slow now
Liverpool aren’t guaranteed to beat Burnley
Shourjya Nag
Shourjya Nag:
Leicester going to Europa
1 goal the hole season, Alison is a flop
Peterle Ki
Peterle Ki:
We might get Messi and Lewa next season, they both want to leave and there is no better place than Premier League. Mark my words
taiyab ghafoor
taiyab ghafoor:
Stevey Nicol one of the worst pundits ever. Liverpool are the form team of the league. 9 wins from 11. Yes performances not great but results business.
jeff foster
jeff foster:
Stevie, Stevie , Stevie. Ynwa
Andros C
Andros C:
Chelsea players distracted by CL final. Will be 5th CL qualifier as defending Champ 2020/21.
The Making De Moi
The Making De Moi:
I have a feeling that liverpool be the architect of their own downfall, just like Barcelona.
michael douglas
michael douglas:
Steve is two mouth
kaveshen padayachee
kaveshen padayachee:
Yourl so dam negative
Mark Devereux
Mark Devereux:
Well Stevie was WRONG!!!
King DJ Spence Da ONE ✌💙
King DJ Spence Da ONE ✌💙:
Peterle Ki
Peterle Ki:
Simple and short answer? No, they are trash