Riyad Maherz missed a penalty against Liverpool.
Virgil van Dijk has said Manchester City's caution at Anfield was a sign of respect for Liverpool and promised to learn from the foul that nearly cost Jürgen Klopp's team their unbeaten start to the Premier League season.
"It was seven massive games and I'm really happy with what the boys made out of it, now we have to hope they come back [from the upcoming global break] healthy and then we go to Huddersfield".
The champions are one point better off and are creating 20% more chances.
Yet he was typically tough on himself after gifting the late penalty by diving in on substitute Leroy Sane, with the towering centre half insisting it is lesson he must learn swiftly.
Sunday's goalless stalemate with Premier League champions Manchester City concluded a testing fixture schedule between the September and October worldwide breaks.
Arsenal are on an impressive six-game winning run in the league, and they looked very good against a very open Fulham team on Sunday. Pep Guardiola's team will play Burnley after the global break and will then make a trip to Ukraine to play Shakhtar Donetsk for their next Champions League match.
After the Premier League draw against Manchester City, boss Jurgen Klopp now wants to add a creative midfielder in the squad to sharpen the whole gameplay of Liverpool. We have played City often and they are outstanding.
Twitter reacted to the draw and here are some of the best tweets.
The league normally starts to take shape after eight to 10 games, and when I look at the top and bottom of the table, it is not too far away from how I think it will finish in May. We tried to win but at the end we need to be happy - I need to be happy - that we didn't lose it because of the penalty.
"I knew it before", said Klopp when quizzed if Liverpool have to beat more than City to land a first title in 29 years.
However, there's no doubt that that the performance levels have been lower than what we've come to expect from this Liverpool side.
In that season the Reds went on to concede one goal in a 4-1 victory over Norwich City in their ninth game.