Liverpool’s Gomez vies for the ball with Man City’s Sterling/

Riyad Mahrez blasted a late penalty over the bar as Manchester City missed a chance to end Liverpool’s unbeaten start to the season in a 0-0 draw at Anfield on Sunday.

The Algeria international failed to score after Virgil van Dijk tripped Leroy Sane in the area on 85 minutes, but he smashed the ball over from 12 yards as the much-anticipated top-of-the-table clash ended level.

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Liverpool looked to have City’s number in a blistering opening 10-minute spell but Pep Guardiola’s men settled, limiting the Reds to few chances as both sides’ flawless starts to the season remained intact.

The point lifts City to top of the Premier League table.