Pep Guardiola's men are eight points clear of Manchester United at the top of the league, with Liverpool a further six points adrift in sixth.
Given the distance back of leaders, Klopp insists he is not concentrating on catching City at this point in the season but wants to be in the best position possible to capitalise if they do drop points.
"I saw the game against Huddersfield. It was deserved that City won," he said. "The game before that they won 1-0 in the Champions League [against Feyenoord].
"So they win, and as long as they win nobody else has a chance.
"If they stop winning and other teams have a good moment, then pretty much each distance point-wise is possible.
"But I don't care about that at the moment. I don't know if other teams are doing it.
"We want to have the next three [points] and then the next three and then the next three, because if anybody struggles then you need to be there.
"But it's not for us at the moment. They are too far away, of course.
"If they keep on going like this then nobody has a chance, it's already decided."
"It made sense at this part of the season to use the strength of the squad," he added. "It's not completely unlikely they will start.
"We feel in a good way. Chelsea are an unbelievably difficult team to play, we played them in a completely different manner. We dominated them. That's fantastic, but we didn't win. But I still feel we are in a good way.
"This is now a really decisive period of the season. We need to be spot on."