Robertson: Title race not just a two horse race

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Craig Bellamy suggested it should be down to the manager to decide who steps up: 'Well sometimes, I've been with managers when they let the players sort it out themselves.

"We feel we can compete with any team but people seem to be just dismissing other teams and making it a two-horse race, which is not the case", the Scotland global told Sky Sports. While he can be quite efficient from free kicks, it seems like the next time, somebody else should take the penalty kicks.

The blessed relief of a last-gasp penalty miss saw Liverpool play out a scoreless draw against the visiting Manchester City at Anfield this evening and finish out the last in a punishing run of fixtures that saw them play seven games in 22 days.

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Klopp celebrates exactly three years in charge of Liverpool on Monday, during which time he has turned them from top-four hopefuls to genuine title contenders.

"So there is a long way to go and there will be a lot of teams competing but we hope we are one of them".

Reflecting on the stalemate, Robertson added: "We started well". Regardless of the result, I'm expecting goals plenty of talking points and some red-hot chat on the live blog!

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"We grafted for 90 minutes to stay compact and we are happy to get the draw". I like their football but I've got a slight doubt about them'. "We were a bit lucky with the penalty of course, that was clear".

"But for us it's another important point, especially going into the worldwide break with a long break until the next game". Dejan Lovern has been handed his first Premier League start of the season, Trent Alexander Arnold is on the bench.

You feel they will come good soon, with an opponent likely to receiving a hiding, but it is becoming a little concerning after the attacking highs of last season. Things are going well and we're showing we're hard to break down and beat. "It was nice to keep hold of it", said Gomez of the clean sheet. "We've had some hard games but we will continue". We defend so well as a team; it starts from the front with the work-rate they put in.

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"My respect for Pep Guardiola couldn't be bigger, he is the world's best manager and that makes it so hard, but so exciting to play his teams".