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Pep Vs Klopp served up a thrilling and pulsating game from start to finish, as could be said of their rivalry.

Pep Vs Klopp served up a thrilling and pulsating game from start to finish, as could be said of their rivalry.

It was billed to be the clash of the weekend and potentially the clash of the season considering how the league table was poised going into the game.

It promised to be a thrilling and pulsating game from start to finish, the last dance between two master tactician Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola did not disappoint.

A thrilling and pulsating game from start to finish

Manchester City started brightly, forcing Kelleher into a save in the first five minutes. After that, it was all Liverpool. The young Liverpool side got on the ball and forced City backwards, creating chance after chance but failing to test Ederson.

Manchester city looked rattled by the intensity that Liverpool were playing with, with young Conor Bradly combining with liverpool attackers in a brilliant 10 minutes spell roared on by the confield crowd.

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Luis Diaz took the task of harrying city personally with his pressing and mesmerizing runs.

Manchester city would silence the crowd though, with stones turning home a corner from the near post.

Liverpool went into the break as they started the game and started the second half in the same fashion. Ederson had to come out to thwart Nunez just 2 minutes in the second half and ended up injuring himself but not before giving away a penalty. Mac Allister stepped up to convert.

With the scores now level, Liverpool looked like they had the bit between their teeth. They carved out several chances and Luis Diaz was at the end of a couple which he squandered.

Just like in the first half, Manchester City found the quality to hit Liverpool on the counter. They tested Kelleher a few times but the youngster was equal to the task.

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The game became end to end in the closing stages. Doku hit the inside of the post, while Luis Diaz missed a effort with a miscued chip. Liverpool had two penalty shouts waved away. One, subject of huge controversy at the end of the game with klopp believing it was a stone wall penalty.

The game ended in parity for both sides but Liverpool would have fancied taking all three points. For the rivalry between Klopp and Pep, it couldn’t have ended on a better note. A thrilling and pulsating game from start to finish, as could be said of their rivalry.

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