How Liverpool keep finding one way to win in this three-way title race

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp celebrates after the Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Luton Town at Anfield on February 21, 2024 in Liverpool, England.
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Liverpool are ‘finding a way to win’ in this title race. You’ve heard it time and again: yet the Reds showcased the exact definition of that particular football parlance by overcoming Luton despite missing 11 players due to injury and going a goal behind.

It is, to use another favourite football term, ‘the sign of champions’ to win games like these. But when your subs bench features five players who have never started a league game – and features only one player, full-back Andy Robertson, who has scored a Premier League goal this season – it really is a case of just ‘winning ugly’ and ‘getting the job done’.

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