Georginio Wijnaldum reveals extent of his illness before Liverpool victory

Fulham led the tributes to Emiliano Sala with

Fulham led the tributes to Emiliano Sala with

In turn, all four corners of the ground stood and cheered, it was Klopp's heavy metal football at its finest, and it sent a message to Manchester City, highlighting just what this team is capable off.

"Manchester City have set themselves a standard in the last week".

Pep Guardiola's side now have a goal difference which is 10 better than Liverpool's.

"Liverpool are going to have to win every single game to win this league".

"The manager called me and said 'do you think you can play?'". Wijnaldum was named in the lineup only on the morning of the game, having missed training, through illness and he disclosed in graphic detail that he played while suffering with a stomach complaint. He is standing up.

The two title contenders have already faced off twice this season, one game ending scoreless and the other in a 2-1 win for City.

"If you look at the size of Liverpool and the fact they haven't won the title in so long, there is an air of desperation at the club to win the title". A few weeks ago they were seven points clear and when Manchester City lost at Newcastle you thought it was there - what an opportunity for Liverpool that was. They still have that chance, but it has become a lot more hard in the last week.

"You can see the improvement".

Sadio Mane scored in a fourth successive Premier League match for the first time and there were also goals for Georginio Wijnaldum and Mohamed Salah. He is just trying to get us going and it's obviously worked.

Manchester City 1 Arsenal 5Saturday February 22, 2003 Manchester City have come up with a number of compelling claims over recent years, but the one that comes to mind was a 5-1 humiliation they suffered at the hands of a rampant Arsenal at Maine Road in February 2003. I took it and I had a pain and thought it was from the tablet. In the end I was vomiting and everyone was a little bit scared. They need to hang in there and hope City's fixtures pile up and become a problem and then they can capitalise.

"It is always a good response when you win".

"I think that really they deserved the win, they actually battered Chelsea".

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