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Klopp not fazed by Manchester's eight-goal thrashing of Watford



Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is not fazed by title rivals Manchester City's thumping 8-0 win over Watford

Klopp's side restored their five-point gap at the top of the Premier League with a 2-1 success at Chelsea, their 15th league win on the bounce.

It came 24 hours after reigning champions City posted a club-record Premier League win against the Hornets and this fascinating battle between the two teams continues.

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Roberto Firmino

Klopp, Who watched City's highlights after training on Saturday says Liverpool have the early advantage because they've got more points.

Asked what he thought of City's win, the German replied: "I wanted to see the goals. I saw a 2:50 when we left the training pitch. I saw eight goals and three times the woodwork.

"I have to watch it. If it can happen against anyone it can happen against City. When we lost 5-0.

"This kind of football can not play a lot, we play in our way, we try to win football games.

 Trent Alexander-Arnold opened the scoring for Liverpool from a free-kick
Trent Alexander-Arnold opened The scoring for Liverpool from a free-kick (Nick Potts / PA)

"I still do not see it's only two teams. At the moment we do not have to think about it. It's like a bit early. "

It's like a three-point haul for the Reds as Trent Alexander-Arnold's brilliant finish from It's matchday six, we're talking about 32 games to go Roberto Firmino's free header.

Chelsea, who had a goal ruled out by VAR at 1-0, did not wilt after the break, though, and N'Golo edge's fine individual strike had Liverpool hanging on.

Frank Lampard is waiting for a first home win in charge of Chelsea and admits he is concerned with their inability to win at Stamford Bridge.

 Frank Lampard is waiting for his first home Premier League win as Chelsea manager
Frank Lampard is still waiting for his first home Premier League win as Chelsea manager

But he was so enthused by their second-half performance.

"It's definitely a concern, we want to win at home, "he said. "Against Liverpool, you know you can loose, they are a strong team and it can happen.

"It is hard to accept congratulations after a loss, but the way we play in the second half is towards where we want to be."

"Energy, passion, moving the

"I do not mind losing, I want to take today but it now needs to translate to points because that performance week in, week out is going to amass points and we need to do that and keep improving. "


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