Manchester City vs Liverpool Preview: Reds receive Thiago injury blow

Liverpool sweep Chelsea aside as Thiago sets passing record in 2-0 win

Stadium: Etihad Stadium

Key Statistics

Liverpool are undefeated in 34 of their last 38 matches (Premier League).

Liverpool have scored at least 2 goals in their last 9 matches (Premier League).

Manchester City have kept a clean sheet in 7 of their last 9 home matches (Premier League).

Manchester City have won 8 of their last 9 home matches (Premier League).


Liverpool travel to Manchester City for the next Premier League game and Jurgen Klopp will be hoping to pick up all three points against their title rivals.

Liverpool are on top of the table right now with 16 points from seven games and Manchester City will be hoping to close down the gap with a win here.

Liverpool will be without key players like Thiago, Fabio and Virgil van Dijk and Manchester City will fancy their chances of a win here.

Liverpool Possible Lineup

Alisson; Trent, Matip, Gomez, Robertson; Henderson, Wijnaldum, Keita; Salah, Jota, Mane

Manchester City

Pep Guardiola’s team have 11 points from six games so far and it will be interesting to see if they can pick up a morale-boosting win at home.

Manchester City have won their last two home games against Liverpool and they will be the favourites heading into this game.

The last time Liverpool visited Etihad they were beaten 4-0 and the Reds will be looking to avenge that.

Both teams love to play free-flowing attacking football and it will be interesting to see who comes out on top eventually.

Guardiola will be without the injured trio of Aguero, Fernandinho and Mendy for this game. 

Manchester City Possible Lineup

Ederson; Walker, Dias, Laporte, Cancelo; De Bruyne, Rodri, Gundogan; Foden, Sterling, Torres