Klopp and his City counterpart Pep Guardiola were satisfied with their team's displays in a tight, tactical encounter which finished 0-0 at Anfield, but the German was clearly frustrated to now lose his players for worldwide duty.
Of players who have taken at least 10 Premier League penalties, only Juan Pablo Angel (five of 10) has a lower success rate than Mahrez (seven of 12).
As for what it means for the standings, there is now a three-way tie for first with teams having records of 6-2-0.
The German coach was pleased with a point from Sunday's top of the table clash with City, which left the pair level with Chelsea on 20 points and ahead of Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur.
It was billed as the biggest game of the season so far but it failed to live up to those expectations as, until the last 15 minutes, both sides appeared reluctant to commit to all-out attack for fear of what the consequences at the other end may be. If you want to win against Man City you have to use a few of these half chances.
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You always say champions win or pick points up when they're not playing well, Liverpool aren't at their best at the moment.
Yes it made for a drab game this time, but their real battle is only just beginning.
"He had the courage and the balls to hit the penalty", Guardiola said.
Jesus, who replaced Agüero in the 65th minute at Anfield, believed he was supposed to be City's second choice penalty taker behind the Argentina worldwide.
"We stood strong and showed great mental strength", said Stones after the game. To respond is really important when the next opponent is Manchester City. If would have defended today like we did against Napoli, it is 7-0.
Southampton manager Mark Hughes said he believed they paid Chelsea "too much respect" and pointed to a first-half miss by Danny Ings, who blasted over from a couple of meters, as a game-changer. "We had a clear chance in the last action so we controlled quite well". As it was we didn't score and they could have got a goal so we had to stay switched on. I don't know. I [asked] him: "'Big one?' and he said: "'I don't think so, but big enough that I go off'".