Benjamin Mendy

Everyone saw how the Etihad Stadium reacted to Manchester City 2-1 Liverpool

The Etihad Stadium celebrates Manchester City 2-1 Liverpool

Manchester City took a huge step towards retaining the Premier League title by inflicting Liverpool’s first league defeat of the season.

The sell-out City crowd at the home of the champions produced an impressive noise following the final whistle.

The celebrations could be heard from well outside the stadium with an onlooker recording the reaction.

Despite rumours of the champions failing to sell all their tickets for the huge clash, the Etihad proved an impressive fortress of Pep Guardiola’s side.

Premier League review: Manchester City 2-1 Liverpool

Dejan Lovren Manchester City Liverpool

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – JANUARY 03: Benjamin Mendy of Manchester City celebrates victory with Raheem Sterling of Manchester City, Bernardo Silva of Manchester City and Sergio Aguero of Manchester City as Dejan Lovren of Liverpool reacts after the Premier League match between Manchester City and Liverpool FC at the Etihad Stadium on January 3, 2019 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Liverpool’s gap at the top has been closed to four points following Thursday’s result.

Sergio Aguero was the man to open the scoring in the first-half after beating Dejan Lovren to the ball and then rifling past Alisson Becker.

The Reds managed to find a response with Roberto Firmino netting his tenth goal of the season.

However, Leroy Sane produced the match-winning moment as expertly scored across goal to secure the win.

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