Published: Mon, March 20, 2017
Sport | By Ellis Neal

Liverpool have more points against the top six than the bottom six

Liverpool have more points against the top six than the bottom six

Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, has said that the 1-1 draw with Liverpool on Sunday, is "one of the happiest days of my career as a manager".

The England worldwide squandered a glorious opportunity to win the game for Liverpool when he inexplicably missed the ball under no pressure and with the goal gaping after good work between Roberto Firmino and Georginio Wijnaldum. You have to consider the situation we played this game, how we played against them, a top team - they have exceptional players - means a lot to me.

A side like Manchester City, who they faced today, is nearly the ideal opposition for Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp to press and counter-attack at speed because they leave so much space. That's how it is.

Pep Guardiola had expected a response following last week's surrender in Monaco and that came in a pulsating Premier League clash with one of their top-four rivals at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday. But, of course it's a success.

Of the teams contesting the top four - Chelsea, City, Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal, Manchester United and Everton - Liverpool are the only ones who do not have a forward who scores regularly enough to be considered prolific.

But he said he took as much pleasure from the way City responded to the "sadness" of their midweek Champions League exit in Monaco. "The rest fight with all they have for the Champions League". "They have exceptional players".

City remain in third place, with Liverpool fourth and Manchester United snapping away in fifth spot.

The hosts conceded a penalty early in the second half when Liverpool winger Firmino chased a high ball into the penalty area where he was brought down by City left-back Gael Clichy. I never said it on my first day in Barcelona.

But supporters are more than a little aware that that points aren't won paper, especially when you're Liverpool. It was also another really good generation at Bayern Munich, there was not a second team in Germany, we tried to be it but it didn't happen.

If you're looking to save money for more stellar outfield players in your Dream Team, you could do worse than trusting either of these two between the sticks. "The spirit, how we played, it is one of my happiest days as a manager".

Romelu Lukaku leads the race for the Golden Boot in the Premier League, as Harry Kane's injury coupled with the Belgian's two goals has seen him register his finest return for a single season in England. I am so proud of my players.

Manager Mauricio Pochettino was impressed once more with the versatility of Alli, who now has 17 goals this season in all competitions and will need to keep scoring in the absence of injured striker Harry Kane.

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