Heart Of Football

Take Pep's word that tonight's big game will not be boring

Leaves fall in an English autumn, but champions never do. The media and fans may talk of Liverpool versus Manchester City as a title decider this early in the season but, when you listen to the managers, what you hear is relish for the battle, not fear of failure.

Thank goodness for Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on October 07, 2018, with the headline 'Take Pep's word that tonight's big game will not be boring'. Subscribe