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Liverpool legend Phil Thompson questions Jurgen Klopp's team selection against Manchester City

Liverpool legend Phil Thompson questions Jurgen Klopp's team selection against Manchester City

He returned to watch the final stages of his side's victory, and City boss Guardiola said after the game he hoped Ederson "can come back soon".

Defending In Numbers is a new Deezer Originals football podcast, created by Squawka. It was the fact none of his fellow referees applied the same punishment in similar situations during other games.

Match of the Day pundits Alan Shearer, Gary Lineker and Ian Wright all said they would have gone for the ball, while Chris Sutton told Match of the Day 2 that Mane's red card should be rescinded.

"Coutinho is Latin and gets the chance to go to Barcelona; that would be very attractive for him", he said.

After the Manchester City match, Mane apologised to Ederson via Facebook, saying: "I hope and wish Ederson a quick recovery".

"It never works, it would be another waste of time, like the game today". If officials are the people making the errors or not following up, will they be held responsible for their actions?

Yet the big concern must be that the defensive issues from two seasons ago have yet to be solved a couple of seasons later and it is a major concern heading into this Champions League campaign.

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Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting became the first player to score against United this season.

Kompany did not make the trip having failed to sufficiently overcome the calf injury which ruled him out of the Liverpool game.

Playmaker Bernardo Silva is in for fellow close-season recruit Danilo, meaning City look set to revert from a 3-5-2 setup to a 4-4-2 diamond formation, with Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus resuming their partnership in attack against the Eredivisie champions.

There is no appetite at Anfield to contest the Senegal international's sending-off in a game they went on to lose 5-0.

Allardyce also blasted the inconsistency of top-flight officials after Newcastle's Matt Ritchie got away with a booking after his high boot on Swansea's Alfie Mawson in the 1-0 win last Sunday.

Liverpool had hoped to see the suspension reduced from three-games, but the FA has denied the club clemency, issuing a brief statement confirming their decision. And then are the all players happy with the decision?