After the final whistle Klopp buttoned his coach colleagues
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Liverpool against Manchester City, Jürgen Klopp against Pep Guardiola. The Premier League title fight is getting hotter. In the remote duel shows under what pressure Klopp. He is angry despite his victory at Burnley.
DThe fight for the Premier League title takes place slowly but surely in a private duel between Jürgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola. Thanks to 3: 1 at Burnley FC Liverpool moved after the fifteenth day again to two points behind the leaders Manchester City approached; the new third classified, Tottenham Hotspur, loses the connection. Klopp arrived after the match with the coach of Burnley together, at the following press conference Klopp infuriated against the hard boarding of the guests.
The Liverpoolers arrived in Burnley without their offensive magic trio: Sadio Mané was wounded, his colleagues Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino were sitting on the bench only. The Reds struggled to find their place and were left behind with Jack Cork (54 & # 39;). After a good hour, however, Klopp's team got activated. James Milner (62 & # 39;) and the substitute Firmino (69 & # 39;) mark the game. The former professional Bayern Xherdan Shaqiri got the final score in stopping time.
Jurgen Klopp buttoned after the final whistle in the field in front of the Burnley coach Sean Dyche. Trigger had faced several challenges against his players. In one of these actions, Liverpool's Joe Gomez reported an ankle injury. "Joe is hurt, and not just a little", Klopp confirmed at the next press conference.
"I told the referee about six, seven meters after the first straddle, that he should have told the players that they should not have done it," Klopp said. Although football aggression is part of it, but such wet slides are a particularly big danger: "Cool, get the ball, but it's like bowling: hit the player, and this happened five times." His opponent Dyche wanted Criticism does not apply: "They were some excellent on horseback, it's part of football".
Klopp had already caused a stir in the previous derby against Everton when he stormed the deceased winner of his eleven at the central club and celebrated with his goalkeeper Alisson Becker. For the action, the former coach of Borussia Dortmund was occupied by the English Football Association with a fine of the equivalent of 9000 euros. With 39 points, Liverpool remains close to the leaders of Manchester City.
The city still wins thanks to Sané, Arsenal without Özil
Pep Guardiola's team won their match at Watford the day before with 2: 1. Leroy Sané's 40th minute goal gave the visitors the lead before Riyad Mahrez, who scored Sanes's goal with an intervention, put the lead 2-0 up to 51. Ilkay Gündogan arrives in Manchester City at 73 & # 39;
FC Arsenal, in which former national Mesut Özil was not yet in the squad, switched to Old Trafford from German world champion Shkodran Mustafi (26) and Alexandre Lacazette (68) twice in head, but the record champion Manchester United was replaced by Anthony Martial (30.) and Jesse Lingard (69.) below shortly after the compensation. At the table, the Gunners are back in fifth place.
In fourth place is due to Chelsea FC's best goal difference, but embarrassed away the visiting team Wolverhampton Wanderers. Despite the initial lead, the Blues lost 1-1, lagging behind their local rivals Tottenham Hotspur.
The Spurs won 3-0 against Southampton FC, whose new manager Ralph Hasenhüttl was following the defeat at Wembley Stadium. Tottenham, the closest rival to the top duo, is six points behind Klopp's Liverpooler.