Liverpool and Man City played out the match of the season so far with one of the high football scores of the weekend in the Premier League. The momentum during the game swung wildly with both sides dominating for periods of the game. Manchester City dominated the first half but could not finish their chances, Just before the hour mark, Sadio Mane opened the scoring after a brilliant through ball by Mohammad Salah. Phil Foden then equalized before a moment of individual brilliance by the mercurial Salah put the hosts ahead. Against the run of play, Man City equalized when a Kevin de Bruyne long-range effort took a wicked deflection off Joel Matip.

Player ratings

Liverpool: Alisson (7), Milner (5), Matip (7), Van Dijk (6), Robertson (7), Fabinho (7), Henderson (5), Jones (6), Salah (9), Jota (6), Mane (8).
Subs used: Firmino (6), Gomez (6)

Man City: Ederson (7), Walker (7), Dias (7), Laporte (7), Cancelo (7), Bernardo Silva (8), Rodri (8), De Bruyne (7), Jesus (7), Foden (9), Grealish (5).
Subs used: Sterling (6)

Players of the match: Phil Foden and Mohamed Salah.

Managers Reaction

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp: “An exciting game, with two completely different halves. Thank God there were two halves because the first was exactly how we shouldn’t do it against City, the second was how we should.”

Man City boss Pep Guardiola: “What a game. That is the reason the last year, Man City and Liverpool were always there because we try to play in this way. Unfortunately, we couldn’t win – but we didn’t lose. That’s why the Premier League is the best [that it could go either way]. It was great, really great.”

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