Manchester City beat Liverpool – The victory of the team that leads the Premier League over Liverpool, one of those who still counted as candidates, represents an important step in the championship. Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City achieved a victory at Anfield that they had not achieved since 2003.
Manchester City beat Liverpool and shows their title intention
The best team of the Premier League of the moment destroyed a Liverpool (1-4) that can still enjoy being the reigning champions. He showed the defensive deficiencies of Liverpool wingers Andy Robertson and Trent Alexander-Arnold and embarrassed goalkeeper Alisson Becker by punishing the Brazilian international by scoring two goals for his mistakes in the second half.
On the other hand, the performance of Phil Foden, who scored the second City goal and scored the fourth superbly, highlighted why the 20-year-old is considered the jewel of the club’s youth ranks. Raheem Sterling, Ilkay Gundogan and Bernardo Silva were also unstoppable in midfield.
Having lost their last two home games, against Burnley and Brighton, Liverpool’s confidence heading into this match clearly deflated, but they ended up not only having been beaten again, but with their opponents making them look normal.
Less than a year after Jurgen Klopp’s team was hailed as one of the best, if not the best, teams of the Premier League era, their title defense has collapsed after just half a season and the goal now. it is simply to ensure qualification for the Champions League.