It was an excellent day for the Reds yesterday, as a drama-filled encounter at Anfield saw Jürgen Klopp's side move up to second, staying there thanks to an equally entertaining draw between Manchester City and Spurs. Here's your round-up of the latest Liverpool news.

Jason McAteer questions winner vs Fulham

Liverpool bias among the pundit classes is one of the more bizarre conspiracy theories that has gained traction in recent years. Jason McAteer, who made 139 appearances for the Reds during his time at Anfield, certainly could not be accused of possessing tinted spectacles in BEIN Sports' coverage of the Fulham match.

In a quote carried by HammyEnd, McAteer suggests Liverpool's dramatic strike to make it 4-3 against Fulham should have been chalked off for a foul: "I’ve got to admit, I thought there was [a foul]. Tsimikas, the way he challenged, I think he didn’t win the ball and he barged into the back of the player. It’s a brave call to disallow that, but for me it’s a foul."

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This is a really odd take from McAteer. Maybe he's doing his utmost to try and prove a lack of bias, but it's hard to fathom how anyone could truly believe Trent Alexander-Arnold's incredible late winner should have been ruled out.

Tsimikas simply had the run on Bobby Decordova-Reid, then dominated him physically. Strangely enough, that exact duo had their roles reversed for the goal that put Fulham 3-2 up, but there was (rightly) no suggestion that goal should have been disallowed.

Rúben Dias makes strange Liverpool comment

Winless in three league games now, it's little wonder Manchester City players are smarting. Even so, comments from Rúben Dias after Spurs snatched a late goal to make it 3-3 are a little bizarre.

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The Portuguese defender was quick to reference Liverpool: "It’s difficult for us. The same feeling as Liverpool — a game we could have won by four or five but in the end, small margins and these things can happen."

It's unclear how Dias has come to that conclusion. Against Spurs, both sides had four shots on target, even if the biggest chance of the day was put off target altogether by Erling Haaland. Meanwhile, chances were firmly at a premium against Liverpool, with Pep Guardiola's side ending up with just 1.32 expected goals (per 'The xG Philosophy').

It would have needed to be quite the performance to win either game by four or five. Manchester City players almost seem to believe they have a divine right to win at times, but this is their rockiest start to a season in many years. The side's point per game is currently enough for 81 points come the end of the campaign.