"That's why I say going away is not a big problem but now you call a manager of any country and ask him to leave out one or two players and he says, "I am under pressure as well" because now it's Nations League".
"We already knew what we had to do if we want to compete to win something".
Klopp's side will take on Huddersfield Town in their next Premier League fixture. "Maybe we didn't help him like a team and help him to score more goals". But if it is an open game at Anfield, or any open game against Liverpool, you don't even have one percent of a chance.
"Up and down they are the best team in the world in these transitions, offensive, defensive, they are built for that".
Games against Tottenham Hotspur, Paris Saint-Germain, Southampton, Chelsea (twice), Napoli and then City provided stern tests of the Reds' early-season mettle.
"It is an unbelievable challenge to face Man City and as the last game it makes the challenge even bigger", Klopp said. "That is what Jurgen feels and the players build, and in that situation they are much better".
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It has everything to do with the cultures both men have created at their clubs; as well as the differing levels of difficulty provided by their respective opponents.
Guardiola said when asked the question: "He (Salah) is younger and it was his first year back in England since his time at Chelsea, so we will see in the future".
Tottenham have come through a hard patch at the start of September to equal their best start to a Premier League season, matching their tally from 2016-17. Both teams were set up well out of possession but showed each other a lot of respect.
"At the end we need to be happy - I need to be happy - that we didn't lose it because of the penalty".
And with that, he's missed four of his last six penalty kicks. Their century haul of points last season has ensured expectations remain incredibly high this term but simply retaining the title for the first time - something no club has managed for a decade - would be achievement enough.
"When he is a player for a long time with us, hopefully he will be for a long time with us, he will go many, many times to Anfield".