Slav slams Liverpool play-off plan


bilicsmilesSlaven Bilic is unhappy wt the prospect of facing a Liverpool play off against Liverpool for Europa Cup qualification should events throw up that scenario.

It’s an unlikely outcome and of course Liverpool have a chance to qualify anyway via a victory in the Europa League Cup Final.

But Slaven has a definite view on things and declared: “It should be decided on who scores the most goals and went on to add: “We have beaten Liverpool twice this season and that should be enough.

“I really don’t think there should be a play off situation.”

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  • Dunlopilo says:

    I don’y know how reliable this information is, but it would be a complete mockery if it were to be dictated. Better goal difference, better results on home and away games for West Ham. Slaven is right, there is no reason for any “playoff”. That is the healthy, sports logic approach. Now. this is maybe generated by a traditional club pushing and pressing for this in fear of being left out of the cash machine proceeds, or someone seeing another source of money (paying spectators, TV rights, etc). If this were to be confirmed, it would remind us again it is less and less about the sport, and more (and only) about the dosh…

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