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'Ask Jurgen' - Brendan Rodgers reveals what he would change about Liverpool title heartbreak vs Chelsea

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Former Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has insisted Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp would have lined up in the same way he did during the infamous Premier League clash with Chelsea in April 2014.

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As Liverpool chased down their first league title since 1990, having beaten Manchester City just two weeks prior, Jose Mourinho's Chelsea visited Anfield and played the role of party spoilers as they threw a spanner into the Reds' title pursuit.

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You wouldn't ask Pep Guardiola now to play, to play how you play and then play something totally different "If you ask Jurgen, he's not going to play any different.

In his fourth full season with the club, the German was able to go one better than his predecessor as he delivered the Reds' first league title in 30 as his side finished an incredible 19 points ahead of Manchester City.

And in the eight years since the encounter, the former Liverpool manager's tactics have been scrutinised and are often cited by critics as the reason the Reds didn't claim their first league title in 24 years.
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