Jurgen Klopp beats Pep Guardiola! Liverpool win top match

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The "Reds" prevail in the contested league cracker with ManCity and extend their lead over the competition. The guests, on the other hand, continue to lose ground.

Jurgen Klopp has won the summit of the English Premier League with leaders FC Liverpool. The Reds defeated champion Manchester City 3-1 (2-0) on their twelfth matchday home crowd. The Champions League winner, who has remained unbeaten in the league and has been waiting for a league title for 30 years, is now in the international break with nine points ahead of rival and defending champion City.

Fabinho (6th minute), Mohamed Salah (13th) and Sadio Mane (51st) scored on Sunday in the entertaining match at Anfield for the efficient Reds. After just a few minutes, Man City called a hand penalty as Liverpool's Trent Alexander-Arnold had touched the ball in the penalty area with his arm. But the match continued and Liverpool took the lead in the direct return with the first chance.

City woke up too late

The guests, with Claudio Bravo in the goal for the injured Ederson, were defensively vulnerable and were unsuccessful in the attack. Man City had plenty of chances, but especially Sergio Aguero narrowly missed the goal. The goal of Bernardo Silva (78.) came too late for the team of coach Pep Guardiola, the pressure in the final phase, although again significantly increased, but was unsuccessful.

After the third defeat of the season Man City occupied with 25 points only fourth place in the Premier League table. Second is Leicester City ahead of third-placed FC Chelsea. Both teams have 26 points, eight points behind Liverpool.



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