The attack began close to the Arkles pub, where Liverpool fans had gathered in their thousands, and continued as the bus turned onto Anfield Road.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp issued an apology to Man City after their team bus was attacked on their way to Anfield on Wednesday night.
Perhaps the debacle at Liverpool is even more painful in a week that was supposed to be full of happiness at City since a victory against United this weekend will make Pep's team to new champion of the Premier League. Not for Pep Guardiola.
"I like to come across confident, it's a good thing to have, I think".
Having left some sections of the commentariat nonplussed when he signed from Hoffenheim on the back of a relatively modest final season in the Bundesliga, Firmino was hailed mainly as a creative talent when he first arrived in England.
They're rubbing shoulders with Europe's elite for the first time in a long time, and it seems as if their success story is only just beginning. Firmino pounced on the loose ball and slipped it to Salah who fired home.
Perversely, I would have agreed with that.
UEFA's Control, Ethics and Disciplinary body will deal with the case on 31 May.
Liverpool's star player - Sarah - went off injured in the first quarter of the half, which seemed to give the away side an extra boost. "It is not Liverpool, it is the people, but hopefully it does not happen again." added the Catalan manager. "I don't have the words".
Over his six seasons on Merseyside, Kuyt endeared himself to Liverpool supporters with his tireless workrate and if any former player was going to notice the lung-busting passion displayed in the above defensive run, it was going to be the Dutchman. The last time they fired blanks was against Manchester United in the League Cup on Oct 26, 2016. "Big games, big nights, they have always shown up and this will be one of them", he said.
City were well aware of the cauldron they were facing from the start, as their team bus was battered by bottles and cans on their arrival at Anfield.
"I thought the three players in midfield were outstanding".
A more plausible explanation would be that Guardiola's younger lads melted in the extraordinary athmosphere inside the ground.
"I cannot make Mo available because it is a derby", the German said. In fact, Man City's only English Premier League (EPL) loss this season came at the hands of Klopp's team.