However, Liverpool's title bid looked up in the air 20 minutes from time after Lucas Moura cancelled out Roberto Firmino's opener in the first-half.
It was a tense few final minutes at Anfield as Jurgen Klopp's side looked for a dramatic late winner and they got just that in the 90th minute.
The ball hit Toby Alderweireld and rolled in to the back of the net, with all the emotions in the ground erupting at the final whistle.
The result sees Liverpool go back above City in the table, albeit having played a game more, sitting on 79 points after 32 games - an all-time club record.
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