Episode 2464: Pep Makes Anfield Great Again
Liverpool beat Manchester City in a match that had more than the usual share of morbo. We pay tribute to the men who did more than anyone else to make this occasion so memorable: Anthony Taylor and Darwin Nunez.
We also discuss some of the weekend’s other action, including Xavi’s mediocre record at Barcelona, Jordan Pickford’s actually rather exceptional record at saving shots this season, and a scandalous suggestion that Arsenal may have benefited from the L-word in their narrow win at Leeds.
Jonathan Wilson joins us to analyse the match at Anfield. Did Jurgen Klopp’s comments about City’s funding have a direct influence on what happened on the pitch? What to make of the mess that is ‘let it flow’? And will City’s loss of control in the second half give Guardiola cause to brood on the best way to approach the big tests to come?
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Not the best of times for Neymar as he stands trial for fraud charges, an ongoing feud with Mbappé at PSG as well as his public support for Jair Bolsonaro.
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