Their tenure at the top was expected to be brief, but five hours later City's aura was dented by a shock 2-0 defeat at Stamford Bridge, with N'Golo Kante and David Luiz proving their unlikely executioners.
"It was a team with humility, but also a team with the right planning".
Nonetheless, it was City's lacklustre loss after seven straight wins that sent tremors through a league that had been beginning to talk up the domestic invincibility of Pep Guardiola's team.
"I think it can give us a lot of confidence".
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The child that suffered a facial injury was treated by border patrol agents, according to CBP. Although a few tried to escape, most walked over to the officials to turn themselves in.
Such an incident was caught on camera and widely discussed when 24-year-old Raheem Sterling was made the subject of abusive and racial language by a group of Chelsea fans.
The Blues boss added: "There are matches in which it's really very hard to stay in the defensive line, like Tottenham, because the defensive phase of the team is a disaster. It can help the team".
City now find themselves behind Liverpool in the title race despite being in imperious form for most of the season so far.
"Klopp's side were always expected to take over the top spot from City but remaining there always looked unlikely with City also enjoying a ideal run so far this season, however Liverpool are now the only unbeaten team in the league and have seen their odds to stay like that for the remainder of the season come into 8/1 from 12/1".
"It is never easy to digest it after the game, but it is the harsh reality of the league".