City kept up the pressure on the Premier League leaders as they claimed a hard-fought 1-0 win over Zabaleta's current side West Ham on Wednesday.
Liverpool's 5-0 win over Watford was notable for the fact all five goals were assisted by the full-backs - two for Andrew Robertson, and three for the outstanding Trent Alexander-Arnold, whose Beckham-esque deliveries caused problems all night.
Liverpool returned to their swaggering best and retained a slender lead in the Premier League with a 5-0 thrashing of Watford on Wednesday that was powered by two goals apiece from Sadio Mane and Virgil van Dijk.
Klopp insists he is only focused on his side's results and can not be surprised whenever Pep Guardiola's men pick up victories.
"A colleague of yours asked me if it is because of his performance in his last game against Manchester United [last season] and I really had to think: 'What was that?"
They would have scored a consolation goal had Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker not pulled off two great second-half saves from Watford striker Andre Gray.
Liverpool and City have four common opponents still to play - Burnley, Cardiff, Fulham and Tottenham - but it is City who have the tougher assignment outside of those fixtures. "We might even see him on Saturday against Southampton again", he said. All the rest in the game was exceptional.
"The crosses were the most obvious thing because they were really brilliant [but also] the positioning in the box, heading, the runs, the direction, the desire, the composure".
And they managed to get all three points in emphatic fashion. "Tomorrow is another day and we have to deal with all the things".
"We were not sure and that's why he didn't play against United, that was the only reason".
Watford boss Javi Gracia said Liverpool were deserved winners. Kepa Arrizabalaga was dropped to the bench as punishment for refusing to be substituted in Chelsea's League Cup final loss to Man City on Sunday.
"Of course, the fans of Everton don't want us to win anything and probably for our fans it's the same the other way".
"But what gave me the comfort to move is what we put in place there was going to stabilise the club going forward. we left the club in a very good position".
"The boys showed how much they enjoy the game and the situation", a delighted Klopp told the BBC. "We had a couple of chances that we could have taken". "Maybe one would have changed the game but it wasn't possible to have options".
His ready smile and mastery of both the English language and social media has made him a formidable diplomatic rival. The Guard's website later quoted Soleimani as offering his support to the foreign minister.
What he exactly said was that he would support an amendment that supports a "public vote to prevent a damaging Tory Brexit ". After a meeting with members of his shadow Cabinet on Monday afternoon, the Labour leader finally gave way.
Karl Lagerfeld, 85, died in the early hours of this morning in France after missing fashion shows due to ill health. In addition to his pioneering work ethic, Lagerfeld was known for airing his oft controversial opinions.
The Montreal engineering giant was, and is, facing charges of fraud and corruption related to attempts to get business in Libya. Trudeau at first sought to downplay it by saying Wilson-Raybould's presence in cabinet should speak for itself.
This means both Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford will both start up front while Juan Mata will play just behind the two strikers. In what was an expected adjustment , David de Gea returns between the sticks for Manchester United , replacing Sergio Romero.
Conservative MP George Freeman condemned the decision to revoke Begum's citizenship, calling it a "mistake and a risky precedent". Begum's dual nationality - as both her parents are of Bangladeshi - reportedly cleared the way for today's decision.
Hundreds of vehicles, including two-wheelers and cars, were seen parked in files in the open ground, surrounded by fire . Two customer demonstration flights were on while the fire broke out and the show continued unhampered.
And Mr McDonnell accepted the need for the leadership to carry out a "mammoth, massive listening exercise" to address concerns. Apparently the de facto deputy PM David Lidington and the chancellor Philip Hammond seemed warmer to this idea than the PM.
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United's last visit to Selhurst Park was a 3-2 victory courtesy of Nemanja Matic injury-time thunderbolt under Mourinho . Youngsters Angel Gomes , James Garner and Tahith Chong have had been drafted in to make up the numbers.
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