One thing is missing from my Manchester City team - Guardiola


Pep Guardiola claimed it was "one of happiest days of my career as a manager" after Manchester City's 1-1 draw with Liverpool.

The England worldwide had an opportunity to give his side a lead in the final quarter of the match after Roberto Firmino set up the former Southampton man.

Liverpool looked poised to leapfrog City into third place after James Milner silenced the boos from fans of his former club to give the visitors the lead with a penalty early in the second half.

In the first-half, City midfielder Yaya Touré was rather fortunate only to pick up a booking after he slid in on Emre Can, catching the German in the chest. "Unfortunately we didn't score the chance we created but I think we played good against a good Manchester City".

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Liverpool suffered an injury blow when Mane limped off after 57 minutes, having hurt his left leg in a collision with Baines. He added: " From both sides I saw tackles that were maybe more than a yellow ".

The Etihad Stadium club has now been given a deadline of March 31 to respond to a charge of improper conduct.

The match came a matter of days after City's Champions League demise and the questioning of Guardiola's tactics against conquerors Monaco, and the Spaniard refused to restrain himself when assessing his side's output.

"He said, 'I'm sorry, I have to score it, ' but no-one blames him".

Lallana's miss among other factors left Klopp feeling his side could have come away with more than a point. "We arrived here against Liverpool, who haven't had European football and had all week to prepare, and how we fight and how we run and how we showed spirit", he added.

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One is on my side every day, is the best I've played with", the Brazilian said, adding Messi had been key for his improvement. After Lionel Messi was banned for four matches , Argentina lost 2-0 away to Bolivia in the altitude of La Paz.

Can scored the winning goal in the 2-1 win over Burnley - the first time he has netted this year.

Sunday's 1-1 draw at the Etihad was by no means ideal for either Manchester City or Liverpool.

"But in this condition, out of the Champions League and playing against Liverpool, one of the top teams, how we played against their counter-attacking with [Roberto] Firmino and [Sadio] Mane, exceptional players, how we played with our character after two or three days means a lot". "I am so proud", he told the Mirror.

Raheem Sterling should have put City ahead on 40 minutes when De Bruyne fed David Silva, but the low ball evaded Sterling's touch, who felt he was fouled in the box. That was in 2013/14, so Milner could break that provided we get a few more awarded in our final nine games!

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Argentina's defeat to Bolivia left them with a fight on their hands to qualify for the World Cup in Russian Federation . Argentina lost 2-0 to Bolivia, without Messi, on Tuesday night.

But Sergio Aguero denied Liverpool all three points when he swept in Kevin De Bruyne's inviting cross to level on 69 minutes before Adam Lallana and Aguero missed glorious chances at opposite ends to steal victory.