By Max Winters For Mailonline
Published: 12:19 GMT, 1 January 2019 | Updated: 12:19 GMT, 1 January 2019
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
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.
Antonio Conte'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