Gabriel Jesus Not Happy With Pep Guardiola's Decision

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"He's a coach who demands a lot from his players, not only in matches, but on a daily basis in training".

A small video clip has emerged from the Liverpool vs Man City game where Jordan Henderson is clearly asking for the ball to be played to him but his teammates are clearly rejecting his request by playing square.

Sunday will see a top of the table Premier League clash as Liverpool welcome Manchester City to Anfield.

City forward Jesus had wanted to take responsibility but manager Pep Guardiola instructed Mahrez to step up.

However, the north London side have won their last six games in the Premier League to move to within two points of Manchester City, Chelsea FC and Liverpool FC.


Despite the penalty miss, Guardiola declared himself happy with the point. "(A draw) is better than last season when we lose", added Guardiola as City's wait for a first win at Anfield since 2003 continued.

"We have not seen that approach from Guardiola before, but if Riyad Mahrez's late penalty had gone in, his gameplan would have worked to perfection".

Klopp and his City counterpart Pep Guardiola were satisfied with their team's displays in a tight, tactical encounter which finished 0-0 at Anfield, but the German was clearly frustrated to now lose his players for worldwide duty. Where City have faced a fixture against a team just promoted from the Championship (Wolves, Fulham and Cardiff), last season's data has been taken from the fixture against the team relegated to make way for them (Swansea, West Brom and Stoke).

"Now the players go off and play the Nations League which is the most senseless competition in the world of football", said Klopp, who urged the soccer authorities to look at the issue of players being overused.

The manner in which both teams pressed each other didn't lead to the goal fest many predicted, but it made for a very tight, tense and intense match.


There were just four shots on target in the match, and the best chance of the game came in the final minutes when Leroy Sane was taken down in the box by Virgil Van Dijk for a penalty kick.

On Sunday, against the best team in the land, Liverpool showed that they have that now.

"This is part of football, sometimes these things happen".

"I'm the captain [of Netherlands] and we have a very important game against Germany, so we have to try to be ready for that one and then try to get a bit of rest after that one".


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