Liverpool Vs. Manchester City match preview
This Sunday the League leaders Manchester City will travel to play fourth-placed Liverpool at Anfield in their next Premier League match week 22.
The Red are struggling to keep their consistency having won only two in the last six EPL matches. They are heading into this clash after a 1-0 disappointing defeat against Brighton & Hove Albion, a lone goal which was scored by Steven Alzate in the 56th minute.
Liverpool are fourth-placed, seven points behind the leaders after playing 22 games in Premier League.
The Citizens, on the other hand, are leading the EPL table with 47 points gathered in 21 matches and just three points adrift of second-placed Manchester United. City seems to be enjoying their form in this campaign, for they will be aiming to make it 11 win run when they meet Liverpool.
Man City are heading into this match after registering a 2-0 victory away to Burnley in midweek.
- Liverpool have won three, drawn thrice, and suffered four losses in their last ten matches in all competitions this season.
- The Reds have registered two clean-sheets in their last ten matches in all competitions this season.
- Manchester City has registered eight clean-sheets in their last ten matches in all competitions this season.
- The Citizens have won all the last ten matches in all competitions this season.
- Pep Guardiola’s men have registered more than two goals in five of the last ten matches in all competitions this season.
- Jürgen Klopp’s side have failed to register a single home win in the last four Premier League matches this season.
Liverpool Vs. Manchester City Head to Head
In the last five encounters, Guardiola’s side have managed to win thrice against Liverpool, one of the wins being registered in Community Shield which was determined by 5-4 penalty shootouts at Wembley Stadium. In the latest encounter, they shared spoils by settling on a 1-1 draw at Etihad Stadium.
Liverpool Team News
Diogo Jota is still sidelined with a bruised knee, Naby Keita and Joel Matip are unavailable for Klopp’s side with an ankle injury, Virgil Van Dijk is on the treatment table with a ruptured cruciate ligament and as the list ends we see Joe Gomez out with patella problems.
Manchester City Team News
The Citizens will have to play without Phillippe Sandler who is recovering from knee surgery and Kevin De Bruyne out with a hamstring injury.
Liverpool Vs. Manchester City Prediction
The Reds are welcoming the League Leaders with aim of closing up the gap to the top, on the other hand, Man City know very well any mistake will be very costly and it works in Manchester United advantage.
The Giants’ team managers are expected to haul the best XI they believe in, for this crucial clash.
Goals – Over 2.5
Both teams have been producing more than two goals occasionally and we expect Over 2.5 Markets as predicted by our pundits.
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