Chelsea's win at Southampton earlier in the day had seen them overtake the pair and take top spot, but a win for either side would have seen them become the outright leaders - and earn a significant psychological blow.
Liverpool may be defined by the front three of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino, but things are going very well at the other end of the pitch. The goalkeeper. We can not forget against which team we compete and we made that performance.
"And Arsenal are two points behind and they won six games in a row".
A total of just three goals conceded in the first eight league games is also a record only matched in 1978/79.
'I don't think Arsenal... They got run ragged on Wednesday night and City had an extra 24 hours to recover.
"We grafted for 90 minutes to stay compact and we are happy to get the draw". Go back a year ago and they lose that, so on the back of Italy on Wednesday they should be pleased with that'.
The City manager apologised to the Brazil global after refusing his request to take the 86th minute spot-kick that could have delivered a significant victory at Anfield on Sunday.
"It showed we are not just a team that wants to play, and leaves big spaces, but we are a team who want to be strong defensively, and that's what we showed". "We were a bit lucky with the penalty of course, that was clear".
They don't like playing Liverpool, even when the Reds aren't at their best. The Reds looked a little jaded midweek in the Champions League encounter away to Napoli, a game which they eventually lost 1-0 after a stoppage-time strike from Lorenzo Insigne. "You have to call the manager of any country and say, "Can you leave players out?' and he says, 'I am under pressure as well", said Klopp. I don't think they'll be challenging for the title, ' the former Manchester United and England defender told Sky Sports.