He collided with Mane as both chased down a ball floated over the top of City's defence, with Ederson winning the race and connecting with his head. "I don't think it was a red card, Sadio didn't see the goalkeeper", he added. Prior to the goal, the Reds had looked threatening but never came close to putting the ball into the back of the net. That it resulted in such a horrific collision and potentially serious injury only makes it worse.
"Sadio is very, very upset". We couldn't keep him. But I can't apologise for my decision to leave.
"If the leg is not where it is, it is a foul from the goalie".
"I'm sure enough people will find a reason to say it's 100% a red card", said the German.
We also need to learn, the first half we need to influence the game in another direction.
"It was one game at 11v11, it was equal, we both had chances, but the game was equal".
"The action is hard".
Referee Jonathan Moss deemed the challenge reckless and risky enough to merit a straight red card. It's unlucky, really unlucky to play against City with 10 men.
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"The full-backs gave us a lot of energy".
"In the second half they changed system and we wasted some minutes to adjust our high pressing".
With Aguero and Jesus operating in tandem in attack, the formation relied heavily on Belgian midfielder Kevin De Bruyne to provide creative play for City and he delivered in style. We had patience and read the situation well.
Ederson could still be doubtful for City's Champions League group stage opener at Feyenoord on Wednesday.
It was the reds joint heaviest defeat in the Premier League - matching the 5 goal difference when Stoke won 6-1 at the Britannia in May 2015.
A third for Pep Guardiola's men was quick to arrive after the break, Aguero putting the ball on a plate for Jesus to grab a brace eight minutes after a fine pass from Fernandinho in the build-up.