Turning back a couple of days, Liverpool were just recovering from the shattering of their incredible home record at Anfield. But on Sunday they lost their second consecutive home league game to leaders Manchester City. Pep’s side dismantled the Reds 4-1 in a game filled with drama and controversy. The game went 1-1 till some minutes past the hour mark and with Gundogan making up for his missed penalty doubled his tally and gave them the lead as Sterling and Foden followed him.
Foden was the pick of all players and ended with a goal and an assist and received the Man of the Match award as well. In the post-match talks to the media, Foden spoke about how cautious they are and any slip-ups are unaffordable in the Premier League. Goal reports essentials of the interview,
Foden clarifies that Manchester City are as cautious as ever.
We have been playing great recently but there is still a long way to go and so many points to play for. We have beaten a difficult team and we are on a good run at the moment so we want to keep up that form and keep playing well.”
“We all believe we can do it but there are still so many points to play for and you can see that this season has been a bit funny with teams dropping points so we cannot get complacent now and we have to keep improving our game and stay on top of it as best as we can.”
Both the Manchester clubs lead the table currently in the top two spots but City have a 5 point lead with a game in hand and are likely to maintain their lead. Title contenders, Liverpool are enduring an injury rigged tough season marred with key players missing for the season and are currently in the fourth spot.
After a bumpy start to their league campaign, City replenished their squad with signings in the window and find themselves at the top again. This would be the third title in four years for Guardiola’s men in blue, should they remain at the top.
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