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Guardian - Thu Apr 5 10:38 PM
• Liverpool midfielder believes it disturbed Manchester City’s players • ‘It was an amazing atmosphere, the best I’ve ever played in’ Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has thanked Liverpool fans for generating a “horrible” atmosphere for Manchester City on Wednesday and believes it disturbed Pep Guardiola’...
Guardian - Thu Apr 5 6:15 PM
• Team bus was hit by bottles, cans and flares on way to Anfield • Police will ‘find those responsible and put them before the courts’ Merseyside police have appealed for fans with mobile phone footage of the Manchester City coach being attacked before the Champions League quarter-final first leg...
Guardian - Thu Apr 5 4:18 PM
By the benchmark they have set, Manchester City were terrible at Liverpool – light up front, porous at the back and less than tigerish in midfield – and they need to react quickly Only three managers have outwitted Pep Guardiola this season, and while Wigan’s Paul Cook and Basel’s Raphaël Wicky w...
Guardian - Thu Apr 5 12:32 PM
The Manchester United manager’s track record at the top end of the market is under scrutiny given the struggles of Pogba and Sánchez and with City aiming to clinch the title in Saturday’s derby Regular readers of the Jeeves and Wooster stories will be familiar with the plot device which involves...
Guardian - Thu Apr 5 11:56 AM
Manchester City’s Manel Estiarte films missiles, bottles and flares being thrown at the team bus as it approaches Anfield on Wednesday night. The attack caused the driver’s door to be smashed and the vehicle to be put out of commission Manchester City players refuse to blame bus attack for Liverp...
Guardian - Thu Apr 5 11:02 AM
The atmosphere inside Anfield helped Liverpool to victory over Manchester City. In an era of agents’ fees and expected goals it was a reminder of what football should be about Football has increasingly become a sport judged on tangibles. This is the age of expected goals and big chances, of stati...
Guardian - Thu Apr 5 9:21 AM
Manchester City manager’s attempt to calm Liverpool’s fury by starting with Ilkay Gündoğan contributed to his Champions League first-leg downfall at Anfield Thirteen games played, seven won, one drawn. No other manager has a record against Pep Guardiola anywhere near as good as that of Jürgen Klo...
Guardian - Thu Apr 5 12:21 AM
Pep Guardiola’s safety-first approach handed the initiative to Liverpool and to a man they seized it with vigour on another momentous European night at Anfield This was the wrong time and place for making concessions. The team coaches were re-routed away from the King Harry pub on safety grounds...
Guardian - Wed Apr 4 9:58 PM
For Liverpool it was one of those nights when perhaps they reminded themselves why the banners fluttering on the Kop included one carrying the message “European royalty”. All three of their goals were scored at that end. They swept Manchester City away during a first-half blitz and will go into t...
Guardian - Wed Apr 4 8:00 PM
• Supporters threw bottles and fireworks as coach arrived at Anfield • Liverpool apologise to Pep Guardiola and his players for incident Liverpool have apologised after the club’s supporters damaged Manchester City’s team bus by throwing bottles and fireworks as the visitors arrived at Anfield fo...
Guardian - Wed Apr 4 6:38 PM
Updates from the 7.45pm BST kick-off at Anfield Klopp says tie with City will produce ‘fire’ And email Paul or tweet @Paul_Doyle to get in touch 12.40pm BST Hello and welcome. That hors d’oeuvre that Cristiano Ronaldo served up last night can only have whetted the appetites of any Liverpool and M...
Guardian - Wed Apr 4 1:37 PM
Jürgen Klopp has urged his Liverpool side to 'create our own history' as they prepare to face Manchester City in the first leg of their Champions League quarter final. City might hold a commanding lead at the top of the Premier League, but their only league loss all season has come at the hands o...
Guardian - Wed Apr 4 1:09 PM
Pep Guardiola insisted that the favourites tag was a feeling, as Manchester City prepare to face Liverpool in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final. Liverpool may have the superior European legacy, but it is City who lead the Premier League by a substantial margin. For Kevin De Br...
Guardian - Wed Apr 4 10:38 AM
Mohamed Salah could expose City’s problem left-back position while Gabriel Jesus must rise to his biggest challenge yet Related: Jürgen Klopp urges Liverpool to make history in Manchester City showdown Related: Manchester City’s Sergio Agüero ruled out of first leg against Liverpool Continue reading
Guardian - Tue Apr 3 10:33 PM
The home crowd will play its part in a hotly anticipated first leg where neither manager will compromise their attacking beliefs Before the cameras started rolling, Jürgen Klopp could be found in a quieter moment, leaning against the wall inside the tunnel, with the backdrop proclaiming Liverpool...
Guardian - Tue Apr 3 5:31 PM
• Argentina striker has not recovered from knee injury • Gabriel Jesus expected to start in attack in Champions League Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has confirmed striker Sergio Agüero is not fit to feature against Liverpool and has been left behind in Manchester. The Argentina striker, 2...
Guardian - Tue Apr 3 4:45 PM
• Manager believes his side are ready to combat City’s threat • Joel Matip set to miss rest of the season with thigh injury Jürgen Klopp has told Liverpool to write a fresh chapter in the club’s rich European history ahead of their Champions League quarter-final first leg against Manchester City...
Guardian - Mon Apr 2 10:40 PM
• German midfielder keen to avenge 4-3 Premier League defeat • ‘We’d like a great result at Anfield and then to dominate the second’ İlkay Gündoğan believes Manchester City know how to avoid losing again against Liverpool in their Champions League quarter-final, with the first leg at Anfield on W...
Guardian - Mon Apr 2 1:56 PM
Manchester City play Liverpool in the Champions League knowing they finally have a keeper good enough to match their ambitions. But Ederson’s route to the top was not plain sailing Pep Guardiola was a few months into his Manchester City adventure when his team lost 4-0 at the Camp Nou . City had...
Guardian - Mon Apr 2 8:48 AM
Arsène Wenger is given a striking decision, Hugo Lloris climbs the wrong table and Christian Benteke’s woes rumble on Alexandre Lacazette heard one of the loudest cheers when he came on for Danny Welbeck against Stoke City. Arsène Wenger said Welbeck had hurt his back and so Lacazette’s return fr...
Guardian - Sun Apr 1 11:06 PM
City manager puts dealing with Liverpool in the Champions League ahead of clinching Premier League against Manchester United “They are far too good for anyone, ” said Sam Allardyce. “Almost unstoppable, ” stated Pep Guardiola. The temptation is to assume each was discussing Manchester City after...
Guardian - Sun Apr 1 11:06 PM
• Liverpool manager points out they have already beaten City • Klopp also makes point of referring to 5-0 defeat at the Etihad Jürgen Klopp has predicted “there will be fire” when Liverpool face Manchester City on Wednesday and believes that, at their best, his team can stand as equals with the P...
Guardian - Sun Apr 1 9:04 PM
Your weekend round-up of the best photography from England’s top flight • Follow Guardian sport on Instagram for more great photography The Dozen archive Continue reading
Guardian - Sun Apr 1 5:30 PM
• Beth Mead solo goal cancels out Fran Kirby strike • Manchester City fail to capitalise and lose at Reading Chelsea retained their hold on top spot in the Women’s Super League despite being held to a 1-1 draw at Arsenal. The defending champions ended up benefitting from closest chasers Mancheste...
Guardian - Sun Apr 1 2:38 PM
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says he is solely focused on his team's Champions League quarter-final two-legged affair with Liverpool, despite City being able to clinch the Premier League title at Manchester United next weekend. City brushed aside Everton 3-1 on Saturday and Guardiola ins...
Guardian - Sat Mar 31 9:22 PM
• Strong team for win at Everton had Liverpool tie in mind • ‘We needed to find our rhythm for two massive games’ Pep Guardiola insisted the prospect of winning the Premier League title against Manchester United would not distract Manchester City from their Champions League quarter-final at Liver...
Guardian - Sat Mar 31 8:15 PM
Both the German and Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola are likely to be adventurous in a Champions League quarter-final that will revive Liverpool memories of great European battles of the past Times have certainly changed since the September night in 1978 when Nottingham Forest’s team coach rolled...
Guardian - Sat Mar 31 7:51 PM
Manchester City’s glorious procession towards the Premier League title can have the coronation it deserves. Victory number 27 was delivered in style and comfort at Everton to leave Pep Guardiola’s team one win away from their third championship in seven seasons. The Manchester derby at the Etihad...
Guardian - Sat Mar 31 4:59 PM
Premier League updates from the 5.30pm BST kick-off Guardiola says Manchester City must hold on to Sterling And feel free to email Scott with your thoughts 4.40pm BST Both of these teams are coming off the back of victories at Stoke. Everton make two changes to the team that won 2-1 at the Bet 36...
Guardian - Fri Mar 30 5:21 PM
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has demanded his players focus and pick up where they left off before the international break as they home in on the Premier League title. Guardiola's side face Everton knowing victory in their next two games could clinch the Spaniard's first league title in...
Guardian - Fri Mar 30 3:44 PM
• City to open negotiations on an improved deal at end of season • ‘Maybe other clubs are now interested because he is playing so well’ Pep Guardiola has stressed the importance of Manchester City keeping hold of Raheem Sterling after the 23-year-old impressed again for England in midweek . It is...
Guardian - Fri Mar 30 3:34 PM
Everton are the only current Premier League team Pep Guardiola has not beaten as the Manchester City manager and there cannot be greater incentive to complete the set than the prize on the horizon that would follow a victory at Goodison Park. Three points will offer City the priceless opportunity...
Guardian - Fri Mar 30 10:22 AM
Kyle Walker, Nicolás Otamendi, Fernandinho, Kevin De Bruyne, Leroy Sané and Sergio Agüero selected by Brighton defender The rattle of cutlery and cups has not been the only noise in the canteens at Premier League clubs over the last few days as players have been debating who to vote for in the PF...
Guardian - Fri Mar 30 9:28 AM
José Mourinho could have Portuguese problem, Nathaniel Clyne might make return and will Arsenal rest their best? Poor José Mourinho! Once he was king but now he cannot even claim to be the Premier’s League best Portuguese manager. Carlos Carvalhal certainly has a stronger case for that accolade a...