City need a 'perfect game', says Guardiola

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Pep Guardiola has questioned his Manchester City side's mental strength ahead of Tuesday's decisive Champions League quarter final tie with Liverpool, with the Citizens heading into the game looking to overturn a 3-0 deficit after last week's disappointing result at Anfield.

Salah trained last night after recovering from the groin injury picked up in last Wednesday's first leg.

Gabriel Jesus has challenged Manchester City to channel their anger in Liverpool's direction on Tuesday when they attempt a Champions League escape act.

"You don't need to remind them of a specific game", Klopp said. Of course, we don't have to think about how many goals you have to score.

"I will be close to them no matter what happens here until the end of the season".

"But we still need to show it, be ready for a fight, ready for a big game".

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Liverpool have beaten the league leaders on two occasions this season, and Van Dijk believes there is a sense of vulnerability within Pep Guardiola's team. And the chances we are going to receive - our keeper needs to save them.

"We know what we are going to face, we know their strengths and weaknesses". It is a joy to be manager of that team, even two days ago, after the way we played. We can make it hard for any team in the world. "I think the police will know exactly what they have to do". But we can't make a big deal of this and forget all the great things we have done until now.

"A club like Liverpool should always be in the quarter-finals, semi-finals of the Champions League and competing with the best clubs in the world".

"I'm not interested in these kind of labels, favourites and underdogs", Reds boss Jurgen Klopp told a news conference.

So Guardiola and his players will be hurting after following their defeat at Anfield by losing at home to Manchester United, especially because a win would have seen them crowned Premier League champions. That's what we were last week. If we concede one goal we have to score at least five so we must play our football and more than ever we need our fans to be together with us and we will see what happens tomorrow. That didn't change since then. "We are in the lead, nothing else". I have no problem with that.

"We have to attack, to try to build the counter-attacks".

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