Explained: How Liverpool can overtake Manchester City and win Premier League title on final day

Liverpool head into the final day of the Premier League season knowing they can finally end their 29-year wait for a league championship.

However, Manchester City stand in their way with Pep Guardiola’s side favourites to retain the title for the second successive year.

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Who will be getting their hands on the Premier League trophy this afternoon?

City lead the Anfield outfit by one point heading into the last round of 2018/19, with Guardiola’s men visiting Brighton for their season finale.

Jurgen Klopp’s side are at home for their final match, with Wolves – who have an incredible record against the top six this season – heading to Merseyside.

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Will Nuno rain on Liverpool’s parade?

Many expect City to beat Brighton and ensure their second piece of silverware this season, but what must happen for Liverpool to win the Premier League?

If the Reds beat Wolves they will claim the title as long as City either draw or lose their match against Brighton, while Liverpool can also draw their game and win the league as long as City are beaten by at least four clear goals.

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Klopp could win his first trophy as Liverpool manager today

If Liverpool lose to Wolves, they have no chance of ending their title drought as Man City will win the title.

Guardiola’s side will also win the league if they beat Brighton by any scoreline, regardless of Liverpool’s result.

It promises to be a thrilling final day, and talkSPORT will be around the grounds to bring you all the Premier League action as it happens!

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