Jurgen Klopp accepts Liverpool rarely make it easy for themselves in the Champions League but they will not face as much pressure as 12 months ago.
Five Napoli fans were arrested after skirmishes outside Anfield before Liverpool’s 1-1 Champions League draw against the Serie A side.
Liverpool’s Champions League progress will come down their final match again after being held to a 1-1 draw at home to Napoli.
Jurgen Klopp has come a long way since his first European match but as he prepares to mark his 100th as a reigning Champions League winner the journey has given him plenty to reflect on.
Napoli coach Carlo Ancelotti insists he has never considered resigning during his 30-year managerial career and did not think of quitting in the wake of the turmoil affecting the Serie A club.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes a Champions League night at Anfield may actually come as a relief to Napoli opponents dealing with significant internal strife.
Jurgen Klopp admitted he could hardly believe his Liverpool side had opened up a nine-point lead over champions Manchester City.
Pep Guardiola insisted he was not being sarcastic when he shook the hand of the referee after Manchester City’s 3-1 defeat at Liverpool.
Liverpool took a huge advantage in the Premier League title race as their 3-1 win opened up a nine-point gap over opponents Manchester City.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admires and respects Manchester City but knows Pep Guardiola paid them a “huge compliment” by changing their tactics at Anfield last season.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes the growing rivalry between them and Manchester City is proof his side are a genuine threat to their next opponents.
Claudio Bravo will make his first Premier League appearance in 18 months in the white heat of a title tussle with Liverpool, but Pep Guardiola has full faith in his replacement goalkeeper.
Merseyside Police insist a “comprehensive and appropriate” operation is in place for Sunday’s top-of-the-table clash between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield.
Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum admits belief within the squad is so high he struggles to remember the last time he thought they would lose.
Premier League leaders Liverpool host reigning champions Manchester City at Anfield on Sunday.
Liverpool fan Sean Cox is to return to Anfield on Sunday for the first time since sustaining serious injury in an attack by Roma supporters outside the ground in April 2018.
Liverpool and Manchester City go head-to-head for the first time in this season’s Premier League on Sunday with City needing a result to stay in touch with their title rivals.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp felt the low-key 2-1 Champions League victory over Genk was “job done”.
Liverpool did the bare minimum to beat Genk 2-1 with a performance which was played out in the shadow of the looming visit of title rivals Manchester City.
Jurgen Klopp believes Pep Guardiola focuses much more on Liverpool than the Reds manager himself does on Manchester City, joking his “brain is not big enough to think about another team”.