|2019-01-03||Premier League||Manchester City : Liverpool||2 : 1|
|2018-10-07||Premier League||Liverpool : Manchester City||0 : 0|
|2018-04-10||Champions League||Manchester City : Liverpool||1 : 2|
|2018-04-04||Champions League||Liverpool : Manchester City||3 : 0|
|2018-01-14||Premier League||Liverpool : Manchester City||4 : 3|
Liverpool vs Manchester City will be a most interesting game of Premier League this Sunday and weekend in total, which will be held at Anfield Stadium, in Liverpool. We see here very thrilling confrontation between to leading team of the last 2 season in England. At the moment Liverpool stands at 1st place with 6 points difference, so Citizens have a rare opportunity to reduce the backlog. These teams already met at the beginning of this season in FA Community Shield Final. The regular match finished with a 1:1 result and only after penalties Sky Blues took a win, as Wijnaldum missed the penalty, while City scored all. Read our thoughts about this Premier League Liverpool vs Manchester City clash, here below.
Liverpool vs Manchester City
In Premier League Liverpool confidently stands at the 1st place. They are still unbeaten after 11 meetings. Only in 1 match, they lost points as after 11 games they collected 31 out of possible 33 points. This season, at home they have weaker defence than last season, as they conceded goals in matches since the beginning of the season. Manchester City also runs this season with a great form. However, they already faced 2 defeats against Wolves and Norwich City, which actually was a big surprise, as they were much better in both games. Last year, Citizens also had much difficult start than their opponents, but at the finish of the season showed stronger character and finally took a trophy. For Reds, main goals are to save the advantage and try to win points in all possible matches. Moreover, both have different season plans. Liverpool targetting more Premier League, while Manchester City wants to achieve the maximum in Champions League.
At the moment, both leading in their Groups of CL. Manchester City lost points the first time this season played a draw with Atalanta at San Siro. Now, they are 5 points away from nearest followers with 11 scored and 2 conceded goals in 4 games. Liverpool lost the opening game against Napoli and won all other matches, so defeat doesn’t stop them taking 1st place in Group E. On Anfield a few days ago they met Genk and won this match with 2:1 result. Both teams gave some rest to important players so this Sunday we will see rested and well-prepared teams. Most interesting, that Kyle Walker tried the goalkeeper’s role in the last game. Ederson left the match due to injury and at the 81st minute, Bravo was sent off after red card. Walker stood strong until the end of the match.
Guests will play next game without Leroy Sane, Aymeric Laporte, Ederson, Oleksandr Zinchenko and Rodri due to injuries. Liverpool will be without two very strong defensive players Nathaniel Clyne and Joel Matip also because of injuries.
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