Liverpool 6-0 Leeds United: Jurgen Klopp’s key decision that helped pile pressure on title-rivals Man City

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Watch as Will Rooney delivers his post-match verdict from Anfield and highlights the key moment that Jurgen Klopp embraced the title race.

Liverpool thrashed Leeds United 6-0 at Anfield on Wednesday night to close the gap on Premier League leaders Manchester City to just three points.

And it was a night when Jurgen Klopp sent a clear message to City boss Pep Guardiola.

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With the Reds cruising at 3-0 up and a Carabao Cup Final against Chelsea to look forward to on Sunday, Klopp could have been tempted to substitute some of his attacking stars.

But the Liverpool boss knows this title race could come down to goal difference in the end and instead the German stuck with his main men and went for the jugular.

Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah played the full 90 minutes against Leeds and was unlucky not to score a hat-trick. Photo: John Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty ImagesLiverpool’s Mohamed Salah played the full 90 minutes against Leeds and was unlucky not to score a hat-trick. Photo: John Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images
Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah played the full 90 minutes against Leeds and was unlucky not to score a hat-trick. Photo: John Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images | Liverpool FC via Getty Images

The six unanswered goals at Anfield means Liverpool now have a superior goal difference of +50 compared to City’s +46 with 12 games to go.

The rivals meet at Etihad Stadium on 9 April for a potential title decider when a Liverpool win could move them level on points.

Watch the video above for all of Will Rooney’s post-match reaction from Anfield.

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