Liverpool fans are fearing the absolute worst regarding remaining Premier League fixtures
Liverpool have no more games against the current top six in the Premier League.
While that fact would be celebrated by fans of most clubs, it's less simple for Reds supporters to appreciate.
Jurgen Klopp's side have developed a strange habit of turning up regularly for the so-called "big games" while they have struggled on several occasions against opposition that most would consider beatable.
Defeats to relegation-threatened Hull, Leicester and Swansea in the Premier League since the turn of the year, coupled with their FA Cup elimination at the hands of Championship side Wolves, has left many Liverpool supporters dreading those kinds of fixtures.
But the Reds seem to come alive against the bigger teams, having racked up 20 points in the mini-league being fought out by six sides at the top of the table, with their draw against Manchester City on Sunday their last encounter with top six opposition for this campaign.
Between now and the end of the season, Liverpool will face Everton (H), Bournemouth (H), Stoke City (A), West Brom (A), Crystal Palace (H), Watford (A), Southampton (H), West Ham (A) and Middlesbrough (H).
On paper, that's not the most daunting run-in and is arguably the most favourable when you look at the remaining fixtures of Liverpool's rivals for the top four.
But supporters are more than a little aware that that points aren't won paper, especially when you're Liverpool.
Should win all 9 of our remaining games or at least most of them.. Unfortunately Liverpool don't work that way
— Chippi (@EbyPatelChippi) March 19, 2017
Remaining fixtures are more tough for Liverpool than this match #MCILIV
— Shubham pawade (@shubhampawade01) March 19, 2017
Only 2 of our remaining games are in the top half of the table. That's a scary thought for a Liverpool fan 😕 #LFC
— Austin Currie (@Acurrie25) March 19, 2017
Liverpool's fixture list for the rest of the season is an absolute breeze - which probably means they'll drop points in half of these pic.twitter.com/YWeyFtIeTn
— Chris Deeley (@ThatChris1209) March 20, 2017
As a Liverpool fan,my biggest worry is that our games against top teams are done!!
— Mboo Makokwa (@Vonmako) March 20, 2017
Liverpool would be top of the league if we played the Top 6 teams only #LFC
— Mike A (@porx_79) March 19, 2017
Normally the run in would be pretty straightforward apart from the derby but we are Liverpool
— JFT96 (@Roysta1974) March 20, 2017
There is only one team that could have a run of fixtures like this and still fuck top 4 up, and that club is Liverpool FC https://t.co/JvPwVgHodO
— Danny (@DannyGraham82) March 19, 2017
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