The Athletic Football Tactics Podcast

Klopp vs Guardiola: an era-defining rivalry

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Episode notes

In this episode, The Athletic’s Michael Cox, Duncan Alexander and Liam Tharme join Ali Maxwell to reflect on one of the Premier League’s great managerial rivalries.

Pep Guardiola's final tactical tussle with Jurgen Klopp, in the Premier League at least, is this weekend. 

We look at their individual influences on the English game since they arrived and how they’ve influenced each other too.

But who has struggled the most against the other: Pep vs Klopp, or vice versa?

And will we ever see the like of this managerial rivalry in English football ever again?

Produced by Steve Hankey.

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