sport news Which omens indicate positive things to come for Liverpool and Jurgen Klopp?

Liverpool can edge closer to the title with a win over Manchester City and history seems to be on their side... but which omens indicate positive things to come for Jurgen Klopp's men? Liverpool could go 10 points clear at the top if they defeat Manchester City  There are a number of omens suggesting this could finally be Liverpool's year No team that has been six points clear at New Year has failed to win the title  Liverpool were crowned champions when Crystal Palace last beat City in 1990 No side has defended the Premier League title in the 2010s - a bad sign for City

By Max Winters For Mailonline

Published: 12:19 GMT, 1 January 2019 | Updated: 12:19 GMT, 1 January 2019

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Liverpool go into Thursday night's titanic clash with Manchester City knowing that a victory will take them 10 points clear at the top of the Premier League table.

Jurgen Klopp's side remain the only unbeaten team in the top flight and are edging ever closer to winning their first domestic league title since 1990.

In another major boost to Liverpool fans, there are a number of omens suggesting this could finally be the year the Reds put their title misery to bed.

Liverpool could go 10 points clear at the top of the Premier League table on Thursday night

Liverpool could go 10 points clear at the top of the Premier League table on Thursday night

Roberto Firmino celebrates with team-mate Mohamed Salah in their 5-1 victory over Arsenal

Roberto Firmino celebrates with team-mate Mohamed Salah in their 5-1 victory over Arsenal

The first major indicator of impending success is relatively obvious. There has been no team in Premier League history that has been six points or more clear at New Year that has failed to win the title.

After beating Watford on January 2 in 2018, Manchester City were already a staggering 15 points clear of as they eased to the title in record-breaking .

's Chelsea had already built a six-point lead over Liverpool on New Year's Day in 16/17 as they also waltzed towards the crown.

Liverpool go into the game against City at the Etihad seven points in front and know that from this position past results

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