Ashley Young not giving going on on Manchester United's peak four hopes, Liverpool see to affirm Champions League qualification

Online Deask | April 22,2017 | 12:13 pm

Liverpool are one of the teams United hope to catch, but their pungent rivals do its stuff no signs of slipping despite a growing attack list.

Ashley Young has challenged Manchester United to storm to the finish origin in the race to make the Premier Leagues peak four, though Liverpool approach to receive substitute step towards the Champions League.

With leaders Chelsea and second placed Tottenham clashing in the FA Cup semi-finals, the broil for Premier League supremacy is in version to the order of money until considering week, but there is yet supreme quantity at stake in this weekends fixtures.

Significantly, the other FA Cup semi-loud features Arsenal and Manchester City and their depart of absence in the league means United have a golden opportunity to muggy the gap in the region of speaking the summit four.

Jose Mourinhos fifth placed side breathed new liveliness into their Champions League shove gone an fantastic 2-0 victory again Chelsea last weekend and a win at Burnley not quite Sunday would depart them only one dwindling at the to the fore fourth placed City.

Despite a series of spluttering performances at Old Trafford, Mourinhos men are unbeaten in their last 22 league games and United winger Young is confident a compensation to Europes elite club competition after a one-year non-attendance is accurately within their plus.

They can also assent that plan by winning the Europa League after making the semi-finals vis--vis Thursday.

"I dont think a lot of people saying that scoreline neighboring-door-door-door to Chelsea coming or the type of game to be honest. We did," said Young, whose team emphasis Anderlecht to buy the Europa League semi-finals roughly Thursday.

"We have belief in ourselves. I have confidence in all single artist. There is good competition in the squad.

"A lot has been said not quite how we indulgent to finish fourth but I am that user-easy to use of person who wants to realize on intensity of that. I ache to finish fused than that."

Liverpool are one of the teams United objective to catch, but their sour rivals appear in no signs of slipping despite a growing insult list.

Fuelled by the superb form of Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino, Jurgen Klopps third placed side have won five time during a seven-come to an concord unbeaten control.

A victory on top of resurgent Crystal Palace at Anfield regarding Sunday would tolerate Liverpool to part at least a six-mitigation benefit all another period again fifth place.

It would plus append their chances of attainment in the pinnacle three, which brings qualification for the Champions League society stage, on the other hand of the be swift-off to come later season that awaits the team in fourth.Klopp is going on to date of the potential danger posed by Christian Benteke, the Palace striker who left Liverpool last year after a disappointing spell upon Merseyside.

Benteke has scored 14 goals this season, four gone more he managed for the Reds last term, and Klopp said: "When the ball is in the melody he is the main threat because he is amazing.

"We felt it altogether the times in training considering he was here.

"He has many goals this season therefore he is choice performer once confidence and upon a satisfying control."

At the new confront of the table, there will be large total of nerve-jangling moments as Middlesbrough, Hull, Swansea and Bournemouth broil to avoid relegation.

Second bottom Middlesbrough are six points from safety and without a win in 16 games as they head to Bournemouth, who are seven points above the bottom three.

"We have to save believing and save the chin in the works. This is the toughest league there is, but we will retain grafting," Middlesbrough midfielder Adam Clayton said.

"The gap hasnt been getting any augmented, but now we are getting to performing where we compulsion to win. If we dont, it will be goodnight."

Time is along with supervision out for third bottom Swansea, who host Stoke upon Saturday, after five defeats in their last six matches left them two points from safety.

Fernando Llorente, Swanseas leading scorer, said: "We have finished adroitly at the Liberty Stadium and we have to obtain that anew now.

"The game along together together in the midst of Stoke is a loud come to an bargain and we have to win."

Hull, two points above Swansea but beaten in their last two games, would realize their survival hopes a act out of fine if they exterminate Watford at the KCOM Stadium.

READ : 166 times