Yesterday, Thursday, Manchester United lost 0-1 to Brighton in the postponed match of the 33rd stage of the English Premier League, Liverpool’s chances of qualifying for the Champions League were revived at the expense of their local rivals.
And Brighton pulled out the victory in the ninth minute of injury time from a free-kick, which he received after hitting defender Luke Shaw in the penalty area, which was confirmed by an assistant referee who resorted to video, and Argentine national team midfielder Alexis McAllister successfully rushed to him.
After this defeat, United’s balance sheet froze at 63 points and fell to fourth place with a delayed match, two points behind Newcastle III, who, in turn, have a delayed match.
United’s defeat gave a glimmer of hope to rivals Liverpool to enter the fight for fourth place in the English Premier League, the last Champions League qualifying spot next season.
Liverpool are currently in fifth place with 59 points, four points behind United, noting that the Reds have played one more match.
However, Liverpool still have chances to snatch fourth place and qualify for the Champions League as they must first win all of their remaining four league matches and then reach 71 points.
After that, Liverpool will wait for United to lose in two matches and stumble in the third, be it a draw or a loss, then the maximum balance that United can reach is 70 points.