Gabriel Jesus could return for Man City in 2-3 weeks

Gabriel Jesus could return for Man City in 2-3 weeks

Gabriel Jesus could return for Man City in 2-3 weeks

Liverpool are unbeaten in 14 league home matches against Manchester City, winning the last four in a row. The biggest obstacle to achieving that feat might just be in front of them this weekend.

Leroy Sane has revealed the sage advice he received from Pep Guardiola to help ignite his Manchester City career - play like Lionel Messi. Josh Brownhill, a boyhood City fan and former United youth player, brilliantly robbed a careless Eliaquim Mangala of possession in midfield then played in Reid.

"My players were fantastic because in football you can win, you can lose, but we try until the end".

Bristol City attacked with pace and confidence. Tottenham and Arsenal are within five points of Liverpool. A mis-hit clearance by Bravo in the opening stages of the second half and Ilkay Gundogan's furious reaction said much about their performance so far.

Madrid enters the game under pressure after a sequence of disappointing results, including two consecutive matches without a win in La Liga — a 2-2 draw at Celta Vigo and a 3-0 home loss against Barcelona.

But the The gulf in status between the sides wasn't always obvious.

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"Bristol City €" appearing in their first major semi-final in 29 years €" were more than holding their own but a poor clearance saw De Bruyne force a good one-handed save from Frank Fielding as the hosts pressed for the opener.

Despite leading the Premier League by 15 points, Man City was given a stern test by the second-tier visitors who took the lead through Bobby Reid's penalty in the 44th minute.

Manchester City went close to breaking the deadlock on the quarter-hour mark when a flowing move concluded with Bernardo Silva's goal-bound shot taking a deflection off a Bristol City defender. Bayern resumes in the league against another of his former sides, Bayer Leverkusen, on Friday.

City sent Jesus to Barcelona for a check-up on Thursday, little over 10 days after the Palace game, and Guardiola says the striker could be back in action within three weeks.

Their 5-0 thrashing at City earlier in the season was Klopp's heaviest defeat in all competitions as Reds boss, and his joint-heaviest ever managerial loss. Cologne has only one win all season and faces an improbable task to escape relegation.

His current contract with Shakthar runs to 2021. It's exciting and for me it's a challenge to see how good I can be, how I can get to the best level.