Jurgen Klopp has commented that he sees Guardiola as the best manager in the world
Liverpool will face Man City in their upcoming match on Sunday. The stage is all set and discussions have heated up as to who will prevail. Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola have already been playing mind games with each other. In a similar vein, Klopp has heaped praise on his opposing manager.
Liverpool, who are yet to be beaten on the Premier League this season, will face fierce competition on Sunday as they take on one of the league’s best sides. In a recent interview, the Liverpool boss has expressed his respect for his rival. Klopp also talked about his desire to ‘100% win’ the game against City.
“For me, it’s a 100% want-to-win game – 100% with all I have,” he said. “We want to win and we try everything to make that happen, which is difficult enough. And then after that, we will see how the situation is and use that situation.
“But it’s a big one, we know that. The whole world will be watching that game. I would 100%, everybody I know will, so it’s a massive one.”
📊| Pep Guardiola vs Jurgen Klopp in the Premier League:
Matches 125 | 155
Wins 95 | 95
Draws 16 | 40
Losses 14 | 20
Win Rate 76.6% | 61%
Goals for 315 | 331
Goals Against 99 | 151
Goal Difference 216 | 180
Manager of the Month 7 | 5
PL Titles 2 | 0 pic.twitter.com/AKf8nXnwHX
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“Last year’s performance of City at Liverpool was probably the biggest show of respect I ever got, that one of my teams ever got, because they played different to what they usually do,” said Klopp.
“I expect a tight game. How exactly it will be, I don’t know.”