Gundogan says City are in charge of title race (Picture: Getty)Ilkay Gundogan believes Liverpool have been ‘very lucky’ in their Premier League title push.
Liverpool lead Manchester City by two points ahead of a double-header on Sunday when the Reds take on Chelsea and the Sky Blues play Crystal Palace.
City, who have game in hand over the Reds, will be hoping Liverpool drop points against Chelsea, while Palace are aiming to complete the league double over the defending champions.
Liverpool have developed a knack for late winners (Picture: Getty)Gundogan has been a crucial part of City’s impressive campaign this season, but thinks their closest rivals have rode their luck in recent games.
‘Liverpool are desperate to be champions,’ he told Fanatik. ‘They want to win the Premier League more than the Champions League.
‘But everything is in our hands. I think we have played the better football. We were seven points behind them and then we went ahead of them.
City have a game in hand over Liverpool (Picture: Getty)‘If we win our game in hand, we will go past them and be the leaders. We shouldn’t forget that.
‘I think they have been very lucky in the past one or two months. They have scored a lot of late goals recently.
‘Everything is in our hands. If we win the last six games then we will be champions.’