10-man Reds suffer heavy defeat at Man City

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Liverpool were outclassed by a rampaging Manchester City which put five goals past Liverpool's keeper.

Pep Guardiola hailed Ederson's bravery after a nasty collision involving the goalkeeper provided the major talking point of Manchester City's 5-0 thrashing of Liverpool. "I said to the fourth official that I didn't think it was a red card", Klopp said.

Jose Mourinho did after Manchester United's winning start ended in a 2-2 draw at Stoke, referencing the World Cup qualifiers over the last two weeks. "Ederson, the doctor says there is nothing broken", said Guardiola. The England man picked up two goals while Christian Eriksen added one in between, as Spurs head into their Champions League opener against Dortmund.

Arsenal bounced back from their 4-0 thumping at Anfield as they beat Bournemouth 3-0 at the Emirates to make it four defeats from four for Eddie Howe's side.

Brighton began on the front foot, winger Solly March trying his luck from distance, and thought they had scored their first top flight goal for 34 years when Shane Duffy scrambled home a rebound but was denied by an offside flag.

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The Liverpool goalkeeper was called into action again shortly after, this time turning Fernandinho's skimming strike around the post.

Southampton's struggle to find their form in attack continued as Watford inflicted a 2-0 defeat at St Mary's.

City had taken the lead prior to this incident when Kevin De Bruyne's ideal pass sent Sergio Aguero through to round Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet. The Argentine striker's 124th Premier League goal since joining City from Atletico Madrid in 2011 made him the highest scoring non-European player in the competition's history. "He's always in the right place at the right time".

City are now on an 11-game unbeaten run. Man City outshot the Reds 13-7, with a 10-3 advantage in shots on goal.

It was his perfectly weighted through ball that found Sergio Aguero's well-timed run for the opening goal and then De Bruyne created the second with a pinpoint cross from the left which was headed home by Gabriel Jesus.