Liverpool continue their winning streak against Manchester City, defeating the Premier League top match 3-1 with the reigning champions, giving Liverpool the chance to win the ninth season game at Anfield.
Even more impressive: In the Premier League, the Reds have not yet lost, instead, now run eleven wins in twelve games. The lead on Leicester and Chelsea is already eight, on City even nine points – already the preliminary decision in the title race?
Klopp praised the TV broadcaster BBC: "The guys were completely focused and concentrated. It was so good. That's the only way we can beat City. "
Liverpool LOCKS Pep!
Liverpool's win against ManCity is well deserved as coach Jurgen Klopp's (52) team slashes freezing and ManCity is too imprecise, especially in the first half.
After six minutes there's the first excitement: ManCity calls for a penalty since Alexander-Arnold gets the ball in the penalty area, but referee Michael Oliver (34) continues and in return Fabinho shoots the ball with a long shot to make it 1-0 in the meshes – humming!
The Klopp-Elf pushes further on the pace: A Robertson flank nods Salah in the 13th minute to 2: 0 – the early preliminary decision in this game. And in the master fight?
ManCity has the best chance after 29 minutes, but Angelino puts the ball on the post.
Second round and again it goes fast at Liverpool: Because ManCitys replacement keeper Bravo is not determined enough out of the gate, Mane can easily head to 3-0 (51.).
And City? The Pep troupe does not give up, comes through Bernardo Silva even ran again (78.), but in the end it stays at 3-1.
Whether Guardiola can catch up with the back of the leader with his team yet? "No idea," the city coach said slightly annoyed at Sky Sports. "I am not a magician. I can not look to the future. "
For Klopp and Liverpool a very important victory. Maybe even the deciding on the way to the first championship since 1990 …