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What is Jurgen Klopp’s record against Pep Guardiola?

Jurgen Klopp, Pep Guardiola
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As the Premier League gears up for a highly anticipated clash, all eyes are on the compelling tactical duel between two managerial giants – Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola.

Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola will face off at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday when Liverpool visit Manchester City in the Premier League.

To date, Klopp and Guardiola have locked horns 28 times across various competitions. They’ve gone toe-to-toe in Germany and England, leaving plenty of history behind them. Their head-to-head record showcases a closely contested battle.

Klopp’s teams have secured 12 victories and shared the spoils in five draws, but have also tasted 11 defeats. The goal tally stands at 49 goals scored by Klopp’s sides and 53 conceded. On average, the Liverpool coach’s teams scored 1.75 goals per match against Guardiola’s sides and let in an average of 1.89 goals.

The upcoming fixture at the Etihad Stadium adds another chapter to this storied rivalry. With both teams vying for supremacy in the Premier League, Klopp and Guardiola will once again deploy their tactical acumen to secure three crucial points.

As things stand, Guardiola’s Manchester City team is only one point above Klopp’s Liverpool side at the top of the Premier League.