Manchester City will come to Anfield with the desire to take all three points. Pep will look at the pace of Mane and the accusations of diving, but I can not see how these players will not be in a position to say there are goals here.
Now they have the ideal opportunity to press home their advantage against a City side further weakened at the back by an injury to goalkeeper Ederson.
Signing Daramy would not be cheap however, with Copenhagen reportedly valuing the teenager in excess of £5million. Their comeback win over Southampton was somewhat less impressive than Liverpool's but the fact that they are showing similar levels of resolve will encourage Pep Guardiola.
Liverpool - Pep Guardiola said his side showed why they were Premier League champions despite losing 3-1 to Liverpool at Anfield on Sunday.
Bernardo Silva did pull one back for the Citizens in the 78 minute but it was too little too late.
Mane will be pivotal for Liverpool.
Sterling looks unstoppable this season, and any Alexander-Arnold mistake will be used by Manchester City's extraordinary winger.
The hosts, on the other hand, have no injury concerns, but Klopp is still expecting "a proper game" from whoever Guardiola puts out.
When Salah stooped to head home Andy Robertson's brilliant in-swinging cross seven minutes later, Liverpool had scored with their first two attacks.
Liverpool fans caused damage to the Man City team coach as it arrived at Anfield for the two club's Champions League quarter-final in April 2018 which Liverpool went on to win.
The Reds have gone 45 home matches without defeat, the second longest unbeaten run in Premier League history.
Only City's brilliance kept Jurgen Klopp's men waiting last season when even the third highest points tally in the league's history still saw the Reds miss out on the title by a single point.
"This season didn't start off the way we wanted it to, and some of the results we've had weren't the one we set out to achieve", the club's record goal scorer began. He will be looking to carry his form into this match in order to prevent the always-hungry Sergio Aguero from scoring.
However, he has nine goals from 10 shots on target in the Premier League this season.