‘We Can Afford To Lose’ – Man City Fan Struggles To Grasp How Games-In-Hand Actually Work During BBC Radio Phone-In (Audio)

Chris Wright

15th, April 2019

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As the 2018/19 season lumbers on toward conclusion, it very much looks like Liverpool and Man City are going to take the Premier League title chase to the wire.

The numbers involved are fairly simple. After both sides won on Sunday, top-of-the-table Liverpool now have four league games remaining while City have five left in which to make up a two-point deficit on the leaders.

However, when City fan Joe rang into BBC 5 Live to discuss the run-in with Conor McNamara and Chris Sutton, things got off to a muddled start and went downhill from there due to the former’s steadfast failure to grasp the mechanics of the situation…

“I might have got the numbers wrong”

Yep, Joe. You did mate.