League leaders Liverpool FC suffered on the way to the first football championship for 29 years a major setback. With the 1:2 (0:1) in the top match at Champions Manchester City, the team of coach Jürgen Klopp cashed on the Thursday evening, their first defeat in this Premier League season. The race for the title in England is in order.
After the away defeat to Liverpool's advantage is only four points. The Reds have 54 counters. Man City assigned 50 points, the second place of the table in front of the third Tottenham Hotspur, has 48 points on the account.
The German national player Leroy Sané, who showed a strong performance, scored in the 72. Minute the winning goal for the team of Ex-Bayern Coach Pep Guardiola. The title defender of Ilkay Gündogan came in the second half after an injury break. Previously, Sergio Agüero (40.) for the first time, the leadership of the house of lords at the Etihad stadium. The Argentinian met for the seventh Time in a row in a Premier League home game against Liverpool.
Klopp's team had a bit of bad luck
The former hope Heimer, Roberto Firmino (64.) marked the hit to the interim compensation for the guests. Earlier in the season, across all 21 League games undefeated Reds had in the attack is unusually sedate, but they had also bad luck. In the 18. Minute would have been able to go to the Klopp Elf in the lead. But Sadio Mané met post the the inside. Then only a few mm were missing, and Man City would be an own goal. Defender John Stones, who at the time of his rescue his own goalkeeper Ederson. The Ball rolled in the direction of the gate, crossed the goal line but to the full extent. (dpa)