Another game, another impressive performance from Willy Caballero, whose form since becoming City's No. 1 has been very good indeed.
Middlesbrough remain second-bottom, five points adrift of safety after an 11 league game without victory as caretaker manager Steve Agnew tasted defeat in his first match following the departure of Aitor Karanka.
"I would say Pep Guardiola's Barcelona squad was the ideal role model for a winning situation", Klopp said at a pre-match news conference. You have to consider the situation we played this game, how we played against them, a top team - they have exceptional players - means a lot to me. Also at 1-1 we had a big chance with Adam Lallana but unfortunately he didn't touch the ball.
Nevertheless, that winning mentality and experience will likely grow ever more crucial for Klopp moving forward, as although Liverpool have faltered again this season, they are seemingly going in the right direction under the former Borussia Dortmund coach. Even so they were unable to win back-to-back games against weaker opponents and have conceded a goal in pretty much every game.
He had a rare mishap as his loose pass in the first half saw Sadio Mane run clear and nearly score. It's disappointing when you've been ahead and both sides had chances to win it.
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If the manager sees the youngster as the man to lead the line at the Etihad Stadium next season, it wouldn't be a huge surprise if they opted to cash in on one of the finest players in the club's history.
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Interestingly, before Klopp took over the reins at Liverpool, they had been victorious in just one of their last 16 trips on the road to Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester United and City. Recently, he improved his game by providing a physical presence in front of the defence.
Both sides then missed gilt-edged chances to win the game, with Aguero slipping when he looked odds on to score.
Between now and the end of the season, Liverpool will face Everton (H), Bournemouth (H), Stoke City (A), West Brom (A), Crystal Palace (H), Watford (A), Southampton (H), West Ham (A) and Middlesbrough (H). "I think I made them feel important and trusted", United boss Jose Mourinho said.