London: Liverpool visit Norwich City this weekend, determined to maintain focus on the task in hand despite growing national excitement about their bid to be crowned Premier League champions.
Last weekend's pulsating 3-2 defeat of title rivals Manchester City left Brendan Rodgers's side two points above Chelsea at the summit and needing four wins to guarantee a first league title since 1990. (Also read: Steven Gerrard eyes defining moment as Liverpool F.C. eye title)
It was Liverpool's 10th successive win and the thrilling nature of their late-season burst, coupled with the emotion generated by the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster, has seen them cast as the neutrals' favourites. (Related: Liverpool F.C. boosted by diagnosis of Sturridge's injury)