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'Mourinho was slaughtered but got a point… am I going mad?' – Joey Barton hits out at praise for Man City display at Anfield

'Mourinho was slaughtered but got a point… am I going mad?' – Joey Barton hits out at praise for Man City display at Anfield

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Pep GuardiolaMonday, January 15, 2018Joey Barton says he cannot understand the positive reaction to Manchester City's display against Liverpool.City lost their unbeaten Premier League record in a thrilling match at Anfield on Sunday, going down 4-3, but earned plenty of plaudits for their attacking performance.Barton, though, insists only the result matters and is amazed by the different reactions to Manchester United's goalless draw at Anfield earlier in the season and City's defeat against Jurgen Klopp’s side.Jose Mourinho was widely criticised for his defensive approach against Liverpool in October's clash on Merseyside, despite United picking up a point."Mourinho comes to Anfield, parks the bus and gets absolutely slaughtered," said Barton."Then Guardiola goes there, pas...