In the end he was proved correct, because while Jesus was not guaranteed to score, Mahrez missed his penalty spectacularly, a miss which was his fifth out of the last eight penalties he's taken. "As Riyad, I've been practising [penalties]".
"They [City] can make so many changes and they are still so strong".
Liverpool defender Andy Robertson reckons it would be foolish to dismiss both Chelsea and Arsenal from this seasons Premier League title race. The former FC Barcelona gaffer said, "Salah is younger, it was his first year back in England since his time at Chelsea, so we will see in the future, but a guy who has the quality to score almost 50 goals in a season always has that quality". Even when we won 3-0 at home, 4-3, 2-1 at City, over the full match it was never like this.
Obviously a win at Anfield would have been a huge psychological boost for his team, but a 0-0 draw is still a positive result.
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Alisson helped Roma reach the Champions League semi-finals last season and is the second-most expensive goalkeeper in history. Liverpool's Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson Becker, Frenchman Karim Benzema and Edinson Cavani completes the five-man list.
Manchester City got the biggest chance to seal the game when Lorey Sane was knocked down by Virgil van Dijk in his own penalty area and the Cityzens' were handed a spot kick. Let us know in the comments section below. "He is a coach who demands a lot from his players, not just in matches but also on a daily basis in training". With Pep Guardiola likely to welcome back Kevin De Bruyne from injury after the global break, City's attacking options from midfield will enjoy a significant boost. It's part of football - sometimes you score, sometimes you miss. But when a team plays against Liverpool, especially away from home, they simply can not go into the game without some kind of plan to stop the likes of Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane from wreaking havoc.
He added: "My relationship with my team-mates has also been very good, especially with the Brazilians like Roberto Firmino, who has been helping me, and also Alisson".
As for the impact of Sunday's draw on the title race, the Netherlands captain said: "I think it is not about these games, it is all about the other games, the hard games we have against mid-table and lower teams". If and when they do click, Klopp's will be scary good.
While many Chelsea fans are desperate to see Ruben Loftus-Cheek get some first team football for the club, his fellow countryman Ross Barkley has been the English midfielder to thrive at under Sarri so far this season.