With Liverpool's 4-3 victory over Manchester City, Jurgen Klopp consolidated his status as Pep Guardiola's nemesis.
No manager who has managed more than 10 matches against Guardiola has a better record than Klopp, with the German boss winning six of their 12 meetings -- a superior record than such luminaries as Jose Mourinho.
Klopp and Guardiola's rivalry started in the Bundesliga -- at Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich respectively -- and has been renewed in the Premier League with their contrasting...
From playing in some of Europe's greatest cities at the game's most decorated clubs, to working in the modest surroundings of provincial Thai side Ratchaburi, former Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur wing-back Christian Ziege can vouch for the rapid passing of time in football.
And the German sees little in common with the Premier League today and the one he starred in between 1999 and 2004, which included a year at Middlesbrough, in addition to the more celebrated clubs mentioned above.
This was a weekend in which things happened as they were billed. Harry Kane scored, Manchester City versus Liverpool was a thrilling encounter between two terrific teams at the top of their game, and Arsenal were Arsenal.
Arsene Wenger claimed to be surprised at the errors that led to their defeat at Bournemouth, leading one to wonder if he's really been watching his side in the last few years. That defeat was as predictable as night following day, and the legacy-shredding losses continue to diminish...
The wonderful goal and fine all-round display of Roberto Firmino for Liverpool on Sunday may have consequences beyond ending Manchester City's unbeaten run in the Premier League. It may also secure Firmino's place in Brazil's World Cup squad.
Centre-forward has been something of a problem position for Brazil in recent times, as those who recall the displays of Fred in the last World Cup will testify. Some 18 months ago, when he took over as national team coach, Tite took a gamble on a teenager...
It was always going to be exciting but this one managed to exceed all expectations. Manchester City's undefeated start to the Premier League season was finally ended as Liverpool produced a typically high-octane display to race into a lead and then, equally typically, almost threw it away late on with poor defensive play. What a game!