Some Say Riyad Mahrez's Penalty Is Still In The Air Right Now

Some Say Riyad Mahrez's Penalty Is Still In The Air Right Now

It resulted in the first goalless draw between these two at Anfield since 1986 - and also City's first clean sheet at the ground since then - but Reds boss Jurgen Klopp will be celebrating Monday's third anniversary at the club as the happier manager. Manchester City now sits second in the Premier League standings with 19 points, but third-place Liverpool has earned just as many points and only trails its rival by a six-goal differential.

Klopp echoed Guardiola's sentiments that Liverpool had more than one eye on City ahead of the game, and suggested his team were more reluctant to jump into challenges and press the reigning champs high.

The Liverpool No.4 was judged to have fouled Leroy Sane inside the area five minutes from the end of a meeting with the reigning champions that was short of genuine chances at either end.

That's not how they usually do things, at all, but such are the fine margins this season, it proves how much respect they have for one another.

"I think there's a big drop off in quality but you saw it against Chelsea in the Carabao Cup here, there's a big drop off in quality between Mane, Salah, Firmino and the ones below".

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Prop Owen Franks said there was still plenty to play for against South Africa even with the title in the bag. The dedicated supporters have travelled from the Eastern Cape for the match.

Souness added if you're going to take a penalty from someone, you have to be certain you'll score: 'Yeah you have a nominated penalty taker but if they're having an off day, someone who really fancies themselves, you have to be a good striker of the ball.

The result ensures that both teams at least remain unbeaten this season in the Premier League; they will however rue their inability to open up a two-point gap against the other and fellow league leaders Chelsea at the summit. The goalkeeper. We can not forget against which team we compete and we made that performance.

"If somebody would have told me after eight matchdays you have 20 points, I would say with that fixture list: 'I'll buy it, let's start with the ninth matchday, '" Klopp said. Maybe we need two penalties to score one goal. We had our chance. Whose on the pitch, whose playing well, taking them well in training.

"At home we made very good game as well. We were close, more than ever to winning here but it is better than last season when we lose and especially when we try to be ourselves all the time", he added.

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