EPL Preview: Liverpool v Manchester City, Key-stats, Line-ups, Odds, Prediction

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Liverpool host Manchester City the Premier League this weekend and the Reds will be hoping to bounce back from the defeat against Brighton with the win here.

Stadium: Anfield

Key Statistics

Man City have won their last 9 matches (Premier League).

Liverpool are undefeated in their last 21 home matches against Man City in all competitions.

Man City have kept a clean sheet in their last 6 matches (Premier League).

Liverpool have failed to score in their last 3 home matches (Premier League).

Man City have scored at least 2 goals in their last 3 away matches (Premier League).


The Reds have been in mediocre form this season and they have been quite inconsistent.

This weekend’s clash with Manchester City is a must-win game for them if they want to keep the title race alive and it will be interesting to see if Jurgen Klopp can get his players firing against the League leaders.

The Reds have several injury blows to deal with and the home side are likely to be without van Dijk, Matip, Gomez, Keita and Jota.

Possible Liverpool line-up: Alisson, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Fabinho, Ben Davies, Andy Robertson, Gini Wijnaldum, Thiago Alcantara, Jordan Henderson, Sadio Mane, Roberto Firmino, Mohamed Salah

Manchester City

Manchester City are in sublime form right now and they will be firm favourites heading into this game.

Pep Guardiola hasn’t had an impressive record at Anfield since moving to England and this is his best opportunity to pick up a win here.

The away side will be without star midfielder Kevin De Bruyne and defender Nathan Ake.

 Possible Manchester City line-up: Ederson, Joao Cancelo, Ruben Dias, John Stones, Benjamin Mendy, Ilkay Gundogan, Fernandinho, Bernardo Silva, Raheem Sterling, Gabriel Jesus, Ferran Torres

Betting Odds

Liverpool : Draw : Manchester City :: 3.40 : 3.60 : 2.05


Both teams will be desperate to win here and City will have a slight edge because of their form and momentum right now.

Liverpool are likely to step up and give City a tough time at home but they away side have too much quality right now and they should be able to edge this one.

Liverpool 0-2 Manchester City