In Good Conscience

Salah and Sterling - icons who stand up for their beliefs

As perhaps the most exhausting Premier League title race enters its final fortnight, the house rules of Liverpool and Manchester City should be maximum rest, minimum distraction.

City's manager Pep Guardiola summed it when he said this month: "The only focus right now is don't drink one drop of alcohol. Rest, eat well, regenerate and prepare for one game at a time."

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 27, 2019, with the headline 'Salah and Sterling - icons who stand up for their beliefs'. Print Edition | Subscribe