Everton held arch rivals Liverpool to a 0-0 draw in the Merseyside Derby at Goodison Park on Sunday afternoon, and after the match their supporters were quick to praise a defender once the final whistle had blown. "Do you think we didn't take enough risks today?"
Ferguson's 2010/11 Premier League-winning side were the last English team to win the title and venture beyond the Champions League quarter-finals - losing to Barcelona in the final - while few will need reminding they won both tournaments in 2007/08, and lifted both as well as the FA Cup in 1999.
While City have some big games coming up - including a Manchester derby and the hosting of Tottenham - Liverpool have some remaining obstacles of their own.
"Of course, we're only a point behind City", the left-back told Liverpoolfc.com, when asked if staying positive is vital.
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The woman, known only as Juliana, said: "When my husband came home, he thought that the rat was just sitting there at first". The rat's rescuers described the rodent as a particularly large specimen that had indulged in a bit too much "winter bacon".
"You've only lost one PL game this season, but drawn 7 and that's why City are above you". They never had a lot of chances, maybe half-chances but not real clear-cut ones. It was a odd game, but today we had three or four clear-cut chances that on another day they go into the net and we're talking about a completely different scoreline.
But rather than build momentum and fight on two fronts, Neville believes it is in Liverpool's interest to abandon their pursuit of European glory to eliminate fixture congestion.
"When you see the situation, he's doing everything right [until] the last moment", Klopp said.
We are not going to win three, four or 5-0 every week.
Liverpool had three shots on target out of a total of 10 attempts during the 90 minutes and Everton boss Marco Silva was pleased with the way his side restricted the visitors.