Liverpool: Manager Jurgen Klopp expects Manchester City will want to 'strike back'

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Liverpool has won both their Champions League matches and is currently at the top of Group B.

Jurgen Klopp, Liverpool manager, expects a Manchester City backlash on Sunday when the Premier League's top 2 meet at Anfield.

The Reds defeated Porto 5-1 in Champions League on Tuesday. Last term's runners-up City lost at Paris St-Germain 2-0.

Klopp stated, "City will strike back for certain."

"But, we are finally at home after a few [playing] away] without our audience, so let's have a go."

Premier League leaders Liverpool enter Sunday's fixture undefeated in all competitions. They looked fantastic at the Estadio do Dragao and inflicted another heavy defeat on Portugal.

Klopp stresses the importance of the outcome, but Klopp also says there are still areas to improve - momentum alone won't be enough against Pep Guardiola and his reigning champions in the top flight.

"First and foremost, what is most important is the end result. Porto is the winner. Klopp said that winning, and the way it was won, is what makes it even better."

"It was great in many moments. Porto could have seen our last Brentford game. They went direct. They wanted to fix the pitch, so that's what I did step by step.

"We scored important goals in the first half, even though they weren't the most spectacular. We controlled the game in the second half. Momentum is always helpful, but it doesn't work against City. We need more than just momentum.

"We must play better than tonight. That is obvious. It will be completely different."

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