Liverpool vs Man City: Premier League Heavyweights Settle for 2-2 Draw in Epic Clash
- Liverpool vs Man City saw both teams share the spoils as the clash ended in a thrilling 2-2 draw
- City came from behind twice in the second half to snatch a precious point away from home
- Mane and Salah found the back of the net for Liverpool, with Foden and De Bruyne scoring for City
- The result saw Chelsea end the weekend top on the charts with 16 points, one ahead of the Reds
Liverpool vs Man City Premier League cracker ended in a 2-2 thrilling draw as two of the English topflight's heavyweights settled for a point each at Anfield.
The Sunday, October 3, encounter saw City stage a dramatic comeback twice to snatch a vital point from the Merseysiders.
While both teams will be happy enough with the point, City will be reeling from the missed chances as they were totally in control of the first half.
A chance to go top of the log was at stake when the two sides locked horns, with the reigning English champions needing to win by a 2-0 goal scoreline to leapfrog Chelsea to the summit.
Liverpool, meanwhile, were out for any victory to reclaim their place at the top of the standings.
The visitors had the best chance to bag the opener inside 21 minutes as Alisson Becker was forced into a stunning save by Phil Foden who drove a low shot that was blocked at the near post by the Brazilian keeper.
Kevin de Bruyne went close three minutes later after cracking a cross, but the angle was a little tight to find the target as the half ended scoreless.
The second half of the match marked a stunning goal-fest that saw both teams score twice, with Sadio Mane scoring the opener in the 59th minute.
However, Foden drew his side level 10 minutes later with a ruthless finish to make it 1-1.
Mohamed Salah restored Liverpool's lead in the 76th minute with a stunner, only for De Bruyne to equalise with nine minutes to left on the clock.
Watford boss sacked
Earlier TUKO.co.ke reported Watford Spanish boss Xisco Munoz has been relieved of his duties as coach of the Vicarage Road outfit.
The Hornets have lost six games in all competitions this season, managing to win only two which put them in 14th position.
Munoz was employed at the club in December 2020 and helped them with qualification into the Premier League.