Manchester City's Gabriel Jesus 'unhappy' at Riyad Mahrez taking penalty vs. Liverpool

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The German coach was pleased with a point from Sunday's top of the table clash with City, which left the pair level with Chelsea on 20 points and ahead of Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur.

Klopp is pleased a hectic schedule of seven matches in 23 days is now over but is unsure what the next fortnight will bring for his players.

The Algerian said: "It is part of football, you have to go forward and stay strong".

He noted that his England midfielder Jordan Henderson had barely two weeks' rest following the World Cup in Russian Federation.

As for Manchester City, they were the only Premier League side to register a victory in the Champions League midweek with a narrow 2-1 win over Hoffenheim. If you want to see fresher, give them a summer break - for Jordan Henderson, it was exactly two weeks, which is amusing. But that's how it is. "I will support Riyad if the manager chooses him again".

Whilst City was comfortably beaten by Liverpool 3-0 away in the Champions League last season, Pep Guardiola's side has gone on a run of ten games without losing away from home in all competitions.

In the end he was proved correct, because while Jesus was not guaranteed to score, Mahrez missed his penalty spectacularly, a miss which was his fifth out of the last eight penalties he's taken.

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The change of position seemed to have a destabilising effect on the 21-year-old, who diverted Lovren's header back to Sergio Aguero in the penalty area.

However, Guardiola admitted his plan for a slower tempo to stop Liverpool springing onto the counter-attack had worked. The Brazilian had been keen but Guardiola sent a message on to the field via Benjamin Mendy telling him to defer to Mahrez.

The well known pundit was joined by former Red Craig Bellamy for a meeting of the minds, and between them they managed to produce almost no new insight into the world of football. Running in these transitions there is no one better.

Jurgen Klopp has to make some changes at the front.

"They are incredibly quick and we controlled them".

"I'm the captain there 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". "I think we deserved to win, but sometimes it is better to not lose as well".

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