Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has insisted he will stay true to his attacking beliefs when the English champions visit Liverpool on Sunday despite several defeats by the Reds last season.
Guardiola saw his team beaten three times by Jurgen Klopp’s men during the 2017/18 campaign, although his side did win the fourth meeting in the league at the Etihad.
But despite Liverpool’s German boss having such a good record against his Catalan counterpart, Guardiola has insisted he will not adopt a markedly more defensive style when table-toppers City face the Reds, second only on goal difference, at Anfield in the Premier League on Sunday.
“We have to defend but not in the approach because it’s boring and we have to be ourselves,” Guardiola told reporters on Friday.
“These kind of games we have to be ourselves,” he added. “If we lose then congrats to Jurgen, but we try to improve and go again.”
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