It was the night Manchester City made it clear they have no intentions of relinquishing their grip, finger by finger, on the Premier League trophy.
Pep Guardiola and his players will cling to the belief that this victory could be a decisive blow and, at the very least, it has clipped back Liverpool when they were threatening to pull away.
Written by Daniel Taylor at the Etihad Stadium
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/2019/jan/03/manchester-city-liverpool-premier-league-match-report under the title “Manchester City’s Leroy Sané reignites title race with winner against Liverpool”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.