Guardiola not changing Man City style

Alexandre Lacazette celebrates with his team mates after scoring to make it 2-0 at the Emirates Stadium

Alexandre Lacazette celebrates with his team mates after scoring to make it 2-0 at the Emirates Stadium

While another added: "How often has Manc Anthony Taylor refereed one of our games against one of the Manchester clubs?"

Taylor has previous with Liverpool, having awarded some controversial decisions against the Reds in a 2-2 draw against Sunderland back in 2017, leading to manager Jurgen Klopp ranting at the officials after the game. This loss we can use to be better.

"Not a big issue - something muscular - but it's normal after three or four months injured", Guardiola said. Down at the bottom there were vital wins for Cardiff, Fulham and Burnley as they look to survive the drop.

The boss also spoke about keeping his players grounded this season, despite Liverpool topping the Premier League heading into 2019.

Tottenham's Christian Eriksen is worth consideration as your Tier 1 midfielder.

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I think you have two great options at Tier 1 forward this week as well. It was the Dutchman's first league goal of the season. Especially in this important part of the season, it is never good. But I'm a little higher on Aubameyang.

Manchester City's Argentinian striker Sergio Aguero looks on during the English Premier League football match between Southampton and Manchester City at St Mary's Stadium in Southampton, southern England on 30 December, 2018. After Man City's second and third goals, the home crowd let their feelings be known.

Defeat left Southampton 17th in the table on 15 points, the same as 18th placed Burnley, who beat West Ham United 2-0 on Sunday.

Mohamed Salah has been on fire of late, scoring six goals in his past five games, but that includes a hat trick against Bournemouth - the fifth-worst team in terms of fantasy points scored by opposing forwards. Transfer expert McGarry told the Transfer Window podcast, via the Express: "I'm told that City have enquired to Atletico Madrid about Thomas Partey".

Another Liverpool defender to consider as a Tier 1 play is Trent Alexander-Arnold.

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