And Merson thinks that should City avoid defeat in west London, they could go the whole season unbeaten.
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Sean Dyche admitted he was left "a little confused" by criticism from Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp over Burnley's tackling during Wednesday's Premier League fixture at Turf Moor. It's like bowling because then four or five times it happened.
"I said after the first challenge, I don't know who did it, sliding tackle from six or seven yards, getting the ball, everybody likes it, I said to the ref "it's no foul but please tell them you can not do that", the German said in his post-match news conference.
"And that's part of that front foot mentality - you've got to go and win the ball, and go and challenge against these boys, put a marker on the game, not only with good tackles, but with good play".
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'Thankfully it's not too serious and one that I can definitely be back stronger from too.
The Reds boss clashed with Burnley counterpart Sean Dyche after the injury, saying: "I said to the referee after the first sliding tackle over six or seven yards, when he got the ball and everyone liked it: 'Please, tell them they can not do that".
"I think Ben Mee's was a fantastic tackle and I imagine that a player, who seems to me an honest player, like Gomes, I think he realised that". That was the message we got after. Although, it was such a blow to lose Lewis Cook to that bad injury - and a real shame for him.
"We all want to win football games, and there are different ways of doing it".