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Klopp's Liverpool better than Mourinho's Real Madrid, says Pep - ‘They lock you in and you can't escape'

Posted On: 31 Jul 2020   |   Posted By: The Empire of The Kop

Pep Guardiola has provided a very nice tactical explanation of why Liverpool are such a dangerous opponent - and one he claims are the best he's ever faced while a club football manager.
Manchester City are our biggest sporting rivals - and the tussles between Jurgen Klopp and Guardiola have become legendary - like those between Arsene Wenger and Sir Alex Ferguson at the start of the century.
Klopp currently has the upper hand as the reigning Champions League and Premier League holder - and in fairness to Pep - he's recognised this.
“The toughest opponent I've ever faced in my career is this Liverpool from last year and this one,” Guardiola told DAZN, cited in Goal .
“If you let yourself be dominated, they lock you in the area and you can't escape. When you dominate them, they run into space like no one else. They are very fast going backwards. They are very strong strategically. Their players have great mental strength. is the rival who has made me think about how to beat him the most.
“I have...

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