Klopp gives Liverpool title edge over Guardiola's City - Van Gaal

Klopp gives Liverpool title edge over Guardiola's City - Van Gaal

"Liverpool lost, but Klopp will be urging them to take massive confidence from the fact that a side as big as City reacted like when beating them".

City were also handed a reprieve by referee Anthony Taylor when captain Vincent Kompany only saw a yellow card for a wild two-footed lunge on Salah.

Former Liverpool star Graeme Souness has criticised Fabinho, admitting he is yet to be replaced by the former Monaco man.

While Thursday's loss to City was a bump to Liverpool's campaign, their recent form and overall ascendancy in quality should mean a win for the Reds on Monday. 'Four points is going to be interesting for the rest of the season for both teams, ' Fernandinho said.

"To see possibly the best team in world football celebrate with such relief was telling."

Roberto Firmino had hauled them level with the reigning champions at one stage, but Leroy Sane added to Sergio Aguero's opener as Pep Guardiola's side collected a priceless victory. But this time they have Jurgen Klopp in their corner and, no disrespect to Brendan Rodgers, but he has been here before.

For Wolves, their defeat to Crystal Palace was quite a poor one by their standards. "He is now with us since February a year ago ands it's just brilliant to have them around".

Wolves vs Liverpool will be broadcast live in the United Kingdom on BBC's Match of the Day with the programme starting at 19:30 PM GMT. If he hits Mo [Salah] more he is out for the season.

Matt Doherty has scored thrice and assisted four goals in 21 appearances in the Premier League (1851 minutes). 'Liverpool clash was like a final!'

The Liverpool boss is expected to make plenty of changes in defence and Alberto Moreno will come in for Andrew Robertson at left-back but his options at centre-back are limited with Joel Matip and Joe Gomez still on the sidelines.

"We have to", Klopp answered when asked if he would rotate his squad.

Could Wolves cause a shock against the league leaders?

"Simon is a Premier League goalkeeper, everyone knows that".

That isn't to say that they will offer little up the other end of the pitch.

He is competing with another teenager, Rafa Camacho, for a place at right-back in a much-changed line-up.

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes his side have made an important step forward when it comes to consistently matching title rivals Manchester City in terms of overall quality.

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