You’d have thought that the first game back after a winter World Cup would take time to hit the heights.
You’d be wrong in an evening match that was exhilarating, entertaining and exciting.
Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp went head-to-head once again - the 27th meeting between the pair, the most of either manager’s career against another boss, with this the first encounter in the Carabao Cup and the eighth different competition overall.
The winner would earn a place in the Quarter-Final of the League Cup competition – but who would emerge victorious on the night?
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