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Liverpool need five more points to clinch Premier League title after drab Merseyside derby

Jurgen Klopp's side can still clinch the trophy at Anfield on Wednesday

Liverpool need five more points to guarantee the Premier League title following a scoreless draw with Everton in the Merseyside derby at Goodison Park.

Jurgen Klopp’s side can still clinch their first top-flight trophy in 30 years against Crystal Palace at Anfield on Wednesday – but only if Manchester City fail to beat Burnley at Etihad tonight.

Meanwhile Chelsea remain firmly on course to secure a top four finish

Frank Lampard’s side came from a goal down to win 2-1 away to Aston Villa, leaving Chelsea five points above fifth placed Manchester United

Olivier Giroud scored the winner for Chelsea – the result leaves Villa in the relegation zone.

Sheffield United could have gone fifth but the Blades suffered their heavyiest defeat of the season, losing 3-0 away to Newcastle

All three goals came in the second half and after John Egan was sent for Sheffield United.

Stephen Byrne

Stephen Byrne is the Head of Sport and News in KCLR96FM. He's an avid rugby fan and can be seen frequenting Leinster and local clubs games. He loves his GAA too and is a former hurler and footballer and stood between the posts for his home club of Kiltegan for many years. He's also a Man U fan for his troubles and shouts for Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga.
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