He missed two decent half-chances in the first half before seeing Rudiger deny him in athletic style, and his link-up play with Roberto Firmino was a long way short of its brilliant best.
It was Chelsea who eventually broke the deadlock and it was that man Eden Hazard who got the goal as the Belgian worldwide raced clear to fire home a lovely left footed effort in to Alisson's bottom corner for 1-0 in the 24th minute.
Chelsea, who were victorious in a midweek League Cup encounter between the sides, took the lead through Eden Hazard before a late wonder goal from Daniel Sturridge earned Liverpool a share of the spoils.
The result leaves City and Liverpool tied at the top of the table with 19 points from their first seven matches while Chelsea have taken 17. "Maybe he try to be like me", the Belgian global said.
"No, I think they are further forward", said the Italian when asked if Chelsea are title contenders.
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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was delighted with Sturridge's impact and his all-round form, especially given his problems with injury for much of the previous year.
Jürgen Klopp offered his support to Mohamed Salah after substituting him in Liverpool's 1-1 draw at Chelsea, and backed the reigning footballer of the year to overcome his first hard spell since joining the club. "The boys were really happy for him because he's in a good moment".
Justice was done there folks!gimwly substitutions, What a goal that's Daniel sturridge at his best!poss goal of the season contender. Both teams deserve a point, we only had more chances, like we did on Wednesday. "It was not Mo's best game of his career, 100 percent".
"In a game like this constantly in situations he comes in, that makes you a world class player".
He said: "We have started only two months ago I think [we are doing] very well. I think we were well prepared, but the game will help massively".
"It's like riding a bike".