"Liverpool is one of the two greatest teams in England and that's why we tried to be close with them in terms of many, many things and we are closer", City boss Pep Guardiola said.
"But as a player there is not much more that you can achieve than playing these type of games, because when you play them or when the atmosphere is like that, you know it's a big thing".
Liverpool were the only major thorn in City's side as they swept all before them last season, ending the chances of Pep Guardiola's side going unbeaten in the Premier League with a 4-3 victory at Anfield and then winning both legs of the Champions League quarter-final.
The Reds haven't lost to Manchester City in the Premier League at Anfield since former Liverpool FC striker Nicolas Anelka came back to haunt his ex-manager Gerard Houllier's decision not to sign the France worldwide on a permanent deal.
A win on Sunday would be massive for Liverpool both in terms of going back to the top of the Premier League as well as building confidence to carry through the global break and into the next run of fixtures. He said: "He made part of the training today".
Anelka sealed a famous win with an added time victor in a 2-1 win back in 2003.
The Liverpool manager was never going to admit publicly to any misgivings and, if he were one for statistics, the relevant numbers to support his view that nothing is really wrong would not have been hard to dredge up.
In Brazilians Alisson and Ederson, these clubs have two of the best keepers in the Premier League, and I expect them to have busy afternoons. If league titles are won on your own turf, the Reds are well on the way to a challenge this season.
"The best way to protect the bus is for Liverpool fans to go into the stadium".
"They are so good at making a real attack and the three guys in front connect very well". If we do not entertain the people, why do we play it?
Jürgen Klopp was shown a clip of Manchester City's lavish All or Nothing documentary yesterday.
On Wednesday, Ronaldo took to Twitter to "firmly deny" Mayorga's accusations , adding that he will not "feed the media spectacle". Portugal visit Poland in the Uefa Nations League on 11 October, before travelling to Scotland for a friendly on 14 October.
Jeff Flake's recent encounter in a Senate elevator with a protestor who demanded that Flake "look at" her. He also claimed the signs, which look professionally made, were identical - therefore paid by Soros.
His previous convictions make him ineligible for probation, Los Angeles Superior Court Ronald Coen ruled Thursday. Shortly afterward, Knight spent several years in prison for violating parole on assault and weapons convictions.
Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said Thursday the "behaviour of the Russians.is absolutely unacceptable". Moscow has angrily dismissed the allegations - saying they were part of the West's "spy mania".
Nauert said the meetings in Japan, South Korea and China were meant to brief counterparts on the talks in Pyongyang. North Korea is clear to make sure that the United States understands that these feelings are very reciprocal.
Diesel prices in Chennai increased by 22 paise to Rs 79.79 a litre and by 20 paise to Rs 77.30 per litre in Kolkata. In Mumbai, the prices of petrol and diesel rose to Rs 87.15 per litre and Rs 76.75 per litre respectively.
The former Indian pacer feels the number six slot could be the ideal one for Rishabh Pant given his attacking instincts. Virat Kohli's 139 followed by Ravindra Jadeja's maiden Test ton helped India declare on a commanding 649 for 9.
In comments responding to the statement on Facebook , Gilbert residents shared stories of erratic bird behavior. The reason, authorities said, is an early frost that sped up the fermenting process of local berries.
Steve Daines to stay at his daughter's wedding in his home state instead of flying to Washington to cast his supporting vote. Lisa Murkowski explained her decision Friday to oppose the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.
One of the longest-serving justices in Supreme Court history thinks it would be a mistake to put Brett Kavanaugh on the court. In a Wall Street Journal op-ed on Thursday, Kavanaugh said he "might have been too emotional at times " in his testimony.
India, Russia conclude S-400 missile deal
He said both nations will continue to work together to eliminate any barriers that halt the movement of goods and services . He also said that the two leaders discussed the resulting situation after USA withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal.
With Kershaw Pitching, Dodgers Look To Take 2-0 Lead Over Braves
It was April 29th and the Dodgers just lost their second straight game and fell to 12-15 while sitting at fourth in the NL West. In Game 2 of the 2016 NLCS, he threw seven scoreless innings against the eventual World Series champs, allowing only two hits.
Malaysia ex-PM’s wife to face money laundering charges
At court on Thursday, she sat quietly in the dock and did not look at the gallery, where her family members were seated. Their arrests and trials followed a whirlwind of police raids, court appearances and marathon interrogation sessions.
Treasurers set to ditch GST on tampons
Mr Frydenberg says every state and territory will be better off under his plan to introduce a floor in GST payments. In the peak of the mining boom, Western Australia's share dropped to just 35 percent as it propped up other states.