Liverpool can go to Old Trafford and secure Man City the Premier League title

Liverpool could hand title rivals Manchester City the Premier League title when they visit historic foes Manchester United.

The Red Devils failed to find a way past Leeds at Elland Road, with their 16 shots on goal failing to hit the back of the net in a 0-0 draw.

It means that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side are 10 points off their rivals in the table with five games to go each.

And it now means that the pressure is all on United when rivals Liverpool visit Old Trafford on May 2.

City are taking on Crystal Palace the day before, hosting Roy Hodgson’s side at the Etihad Stadium.

If they win that fixture, they will be 13 points clear with four games to go – and that would mean a win for Jurgen Klopp against United would hand the trophy to Pep Guardiola.

A draw would keep the red side of Manchester in the fight but would have to rely on City losing the following weekend and themselves getting a win.

If the Premier League leaders draw against Palace, though, the pressure will also remain off Solskjaer for one final week.

The Norwegian boss saw his side have 16 shots on Leeds’ goal at Elland Road – but only four hit the target and none found the back of the net.

Marcus Rashford and the best chance of the half, his free kick whipping towards the net before Illan Meslier got a big hand in to save.

While Marcelo Bielsa’s side got themselves into the game after the break, with Bruno Fernandes left frustrated at his own team-mates.

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  • City were also in action, securing a fourth consecutive Carabao Cup with a 1-0 win over Tottenham at Wembley.

    Aymeric Laporte, who had fuelled Spurs fans’ anger with his avoidance of a red card, headed home Kevin de Bruyne’s free kick in the last 10 minutes.

    Liverpool will be looking at their trip to Old Trafford as an opportunity to get back into Champions League contention, sitting four points behind fourth-placed Chelsea.

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