On The Ball

A counter to Guardiola's well-laid plans is key to victory for Klopp

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola during Paris St Germain v Manchester City match in Paris, France on Sept 28, 2021.PHOTO: REUTERS

When Manchester City last visited Anfield, they secured their biggest win on Liverpool's hallowed turf since 1937.

February's 4-1 victory took the aggregate score in the last three meetings between Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp to 9-2. It could suggest that Guardiola has ended his hex; that, although Klopp still has more triumphs against him than any other manager, those days of dominance are in the past.

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