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Jurgen Klopp unsure if Manchester Citys Champions League exit will affect title race

Liverpool's German coach Jurgen Klopp looks on before the UEFA Champions League quarter-final second leg football match between FC Porto and Liverpool at the Dragao stadium in Porto on April 17, 2019. (Photo by PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA / AFP)PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA/AFP/Getty Images
Liverpool currently sit top of the Premier League table (Picture: AFP)

Jurgen Klopp is unsure if Manchester Citys exit from the Champions League boosts the Sky Blues chances of retaining the Premier League title.

Liverpool are top of the table heading into the weekends fixtures and City, who have a game in hand over the Reds, play Tottenham at the Etihad.

Tottenham dumped City out of the Champions League on away goals in what was a rollercoaster 4-3 result on Wednesday night.

Manchester City players celebrate scoring
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City can get immediate revenge over Spurs on Saturday and Klopp was asked how their exit from the Champions League will affect the title race.

No idea, but it was unbelievable, Klopp replied.

Seeing that – wow. I really felt for them. Everyone thought it was a goal and celebrated it.

Tottenham players celebrate with their fans at full-time
Tottenham broke City hearts with a three-goal showing at the Etihad (Picture: Getty)

I know some people said without VAR its a clear goal but were still having discussions about it.

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It was offside in the moment but it was tough to take. Big compliments to Tottenham.

I said at the start of the season they had the toughest summer not because they didnt sign anyone but because they only had two weeks off.

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To score three at City, of course they deserve it. Whether it has an influence on the league I have no idea. We will see that.

Liverpool take on Cardiff on Sunday with the Bluebirds still battling to avoid relegation.

Cardiff have to get something from the game and Klopp warned his players they must be wary of set-pieces.

Liverpool celebrate with Mo Salah after his goal
Liverpool booked their spot in the semi-final (Picture: Getty)

We will probably have the ball a bit more, and thats what we have to use, he said.

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