LIV 4-3 MCI: Liverpool end Man City's 'unbeaten' reign

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Having drawn level just before the break when Leroy Sane cancelled out Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's early opener, City were torn apart by three brilliant goals in nine minutes from Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah, although all were assisted by defensive errors. City scored twice from the 84th to almost stage a sensational recovery.

The Liverpool manager oversaw a thrilling 4-3 victory for the Reds on Sunday as City's invincibility finally slipped, their defence capitulating in spectacular fashion during a frantic second half period to allow Klopp's side to run riot.

Neville - who was co-commentary duty for the game - thinks the result will be no more than a blip for the runaway Premier League leaders.

With City rocking, Mohamed Salah scored Liverpool's fourth with a left-footed shot from more than 35 yards out after Ederson had misplaced a clearance. City scored two goals and made Liverpool feel the pressure at the end.

"He [Klopp] is not saying you have to step up now or do this or that, he just wants us to enjoy the game and try to do our best", the Dutch midfielder said. "People watched this game all over the world and this is why - take your heart, throw it on the pitch and play like this".

The defeat was City's first in a league match since April, and ended their hopes of emulating Arsenal's 2003-04 "Invincibles".

The gap really should have been bigger, except Jurgen Klopp's side too readily displayed some of their own vulnerabilities, and City some resilience. City's lead stayed at 15 points, and it could be down to 12 if United beats Stoke on Monday.

"We go there to win the game", he said.

Trailing 4-1, City threw bodies forward and Liverpool couldn't contain them and looked as tired as ever.

2201 hrs IST: Liverpool are looking for another chance to double their lead. Later, he squared up to Robertson after a late clip of his heels and was then booked for a late challenge on Georginio Wijnaldum.

"I am happy that in Italy, Napoli are playing in a quite similar way".

In the 40th minute, City's midfielder Leroy Sane translated his team dominance and scored a lovely goal to level the score to 1-1.

In the 59th minute, Liverpool went 2-1 up as Firmino out-muscled John Stone before chipping the ball over Ederson.

The Senegalese forward Sadio Mane then smashed home a left footed thunderbolt strike past Ederson two minutes later as the Reds had Man City at 3-1 with their backs against the wall.

'The Man City goalkeeper probably caused Salah's goal but nobody will talk about that'.

"We lost a little bit of our control", Guardiola said.

Gundogan made it 4-3 at stoppage time, capitalizing on a chipped assist from Aguero, before stabbing it low past Karius.



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