Following a quiet first half, the game erupted into life, with goals from Phil Foden, Kevin De Bruyne, Sadio Mane, and Mohamed Salah in a thrilling 45 minutes. Chelsea's 3-1 win over Southampton on Saturday keeps them top of the league.
The game got off to a fast start, but City quickly took control and started to make life tough for their opponents. Clear-cut opportunities were scarce. Though, When Phil Foden got free in the box, he only managed to head Kevin De Bruyne's superb cross wide.
After the interval, the game picked up, and Diogo Jota swiveled on the outside of the box and forced a fantastic stop from Alisson. Liverpool proceeded to click into gear in the second half, taking the lead with a quick counter-attack just before the hour mark.
Mohamed Salah slipped past Joao Cancelo and surged forward before laying the ball over to Sadio Mane, who dinked the ball over Ederson to give Liverpool the lead.
City equalized only ten minutes later. The goal came from Phil Foden, who took Gabriel Jesus' ball expertly before reversing his finish to leave Alisson helpless. Pep Guardiola reacted on the sideline as James Milner managed to avoid a second yellow card.
Salah then went on to steal the spotlight on the pitch. He turned Bernardo Silva and Aymeric Laporte inside out before slamming home a powerful effort to put the Reds ahead.
De Bruyne's powerful effort from outside the area was deflected in by a huge Joel Matip deflection, adding to the tension. Liverpool then wasted a final-minute chance to win it, with Rodri producing a game-saving tackle.
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