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Liverpool was never able to build up the sort of momentum it had for spells all three of the games it won against City last season.

The top-of-the-table clash failed to live up to its billing with both sides, the top two Premier League scorers last season, nearly reluctant to commit to full attacking mode for fear of what the other team might do to them if they opened up too much.

Sarri, who replaced former Chelsea boss, Antonio Conte in the summer, also reiterated his belief that his team will struggle to close the gap on City and Liverpool this season.

That has seen the two London clubs suggested as possible challengers to their north west rivals in the title race.

Van Dijk's error in that incident should not mask the positives of his performance, however, or the difference he has made to Liverpool since arriving from Southampton for £75 million as the world's most expensive defender in January.

"Sometimes you score, sometimes you miss", the Algerian said.

"He did not start in the first 11 today but when he was on he scored within a minute and that gives confidence for both him and us". I like their football but I've got a slight doubt about them'. It was with the penalty but we had good chances as well.

"We hope that they come back healthy and play these easy competitions, the Premier League, the Champions League and all this".

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After a blistering start from Liverpool, Pep Guardiola's side recovered and pressed the home side but they held on until the interval.

"It's the same that I thought one week ago", Sarri added.

City defender John Stones said the players had decided among themselves that Mahrez would take the kick after impressing with his spot-kicks in training last week.

Liverpool's front three hasn't yet found the form of February and March yet this season with the wide players, Mohammed Salah in particular, diminished by the more defensive approach being adopted by the full-backs.

Reflecting on the match as a whole, Van Dijk continued: "Their defence did well".

Goals are guaranteed, they said. "It was nice to keep hold of it", said Gomez of the clean sheet.

They will play Huddersfield town after the global break and then will host the Serbian team, Red Star Belgrade at Anfield for their next Champions League game.

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