Manchester City have improved too, Vincent Kompany warns Liverpool

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Liverpool FC got their revenge at the start of 2018 when the Merseyside outfit eased to a 4-3 victory over Manchester City at Anfield to end their unbeaten start to the Premier League season.

However, Man City captain, Vincent Kompany in a recent statement made it known that Liverpool are not the only club that have improved from last season. But football is all about ups and downs.

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"You could feel the shock when we first scored". He will be in today; if he can do something on the training ground, I don't know... We shouldn't forget City's 5-0 destruction of Liverpool in early September a year ago, but that came was affected by Sadio Mane's early red card, and Liverpool had dominated the opening stages. I don't think about him differently for this game because he's a former Liverpool player. But I don't think about [the abuse] because even, if that happens, being so young, maybe it affects him, maybe it doesn't. "Of course, the Liverpool fans want him to play bad and he wants to play good, but I won't [leave him out] for that reason". They are right. So we won the Premier League.

Manchester City and Liverpool will do battle in a table-topping English Premier League clash at Anfield this afternoon. And while Guardiola, diplomatically, name checked the division's other leading sides, he did concede that he expected Jurgen Klopp's team to be prime contenders in this season.

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But come Sunday, they can count on the intangibles of Anfield on top of the talent of a bolstered squad and inspirational manager to keep City waiting for a win there and strike first blood in the title race. Liverpool have started so well, they have the same points us, but we were expecting that all along.

When Kenny Dalglish led the Reds to an 18th league title in 1989-90, Liverpool were streets ahead as England's most successful club.

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