Klopp Liverpool is taking a big step towards the championship
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Liverpool win the Premier League top match against Manchester City. The team of Jurgen Klopp takes the opponent apart at times and makes an important step to the first championship in 30 years.
Jurgen Klopp looked a bit disbelieving. The coach of Liverpool cheered for his circumstances downright restrained. He clenched his fist briefly after beating Manchester City for the second time before giving instructions to his players. After the game the German was much more relaxed. Liverpool beat Manchester City 3: 1 in an intoxicating top match, taking a very important step towards the championship. The advantage over City is already nine points.
"It would be nice if we also use every opportunity we play out," said Klopp before the match. His team must have listened carefully to this sentence. Because the first two chances were in there. Fabinho gave Liverpool the lead in the sixth minute with a thundering long-range effort. The Brazilian took a sloppy liberation attempt by Ilkay Gundogan and threw the ball from 20 yards unstoppable to 1-0 in the gate.
The second shot on goal also wriggled in the net. Only seven minutes later, Mohamed Salah made it 2-0. Robertson struck a cross into the box. The ball tapped open, the Egyptian stood at the far post and headed the ball over the line. City was not shocked and kept playing. But they were powerless against the raids of the Reds.
Again and again Liverpool quickly bridged the midfield and made it to the top chances. Two of them left Roberto Firminho. Citys goalkeeper Claudio Bravo defused a nice Schlenzer Salahs. It would have been the pre-decision even before the break.
Liverpool with 34 points from twelve games
Sadio Mane made sure of that six minutes after the restart. The striker headed a fantastic cross from Henderson to 3-0 in the gate. Liverpool slightly slowed the pace and tried to bring the comfortable lead over time. This was achieved by the team until the 79th minute, when Manchester's Bernardo Silva scored with a low shot from ten meters to 3: 1. City tried everything again, but was always in the strong defense of Liverpool hang.
Liverpool lost just one game last season, but finished second with 97 points. Because Manchester had a counter more. After the dream start with eleven wins and a draw, everything indicates that Liverpool will win the championship again after 30 years.