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Liverpool vs. Manchester City: Premier League – Match Preview

by hisham

Liverpool can take a giant step towards their first league title in nearly 30 years with a win over the current champions Manchester City.

Liverpool scored twice in the last three minutes to beat Aston Villa in their last Premier League fixture.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain scored the winner as they also edged past Genk in the Champions League.

Manchester City’s 1-1 draw in Atalanta leaves them well placed to reach the knock out stages of the same competition.

Kyle Walker scored a late winner as Manchester City recovered from a goal down to beat Southampton last time out.

Premier League form: Liverpool W4 D1 L0; Manchester City W4 D0 L1
Premier League top scorers
Liverpool – Sadio Mane 6 goals
Manchester City – Sergio Aguero 9 goals

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Match history
Manchester City took four points off Liverpool last season in what effectively turned out to be the difference between the pair.

Riyad Mahrez missed a late penalty at Anfield in a what was a drab goalless draw.

Last five Premier League meetings
Manchester City 2 Liverpool 1 – 03/01/19
Liverpool 0 Manchester City 0 – 07/10/18
Liverpool 4 Manchester City 3 – 14/01/18
Manchester City 5 Liverpool 0 – 09/09/17
Manchester City 1 Liverpool 1 – 19/03/17

Liverpool DC – 2/7 with Coral

Team news
Jordan Henderson will recover from illness to feature here in an XI that shouldn’t see many surprises.

Dejan Lovren is favourite to start ahead of Joe Gomez with Joel Matip absent through injury.

Ederson has been ruled out, whilst David Silva is an injury doubt for the visitors.

John Stones and Sergio Aguero should return having been rotated in the Champions League.

Expected starting XI’s
Liverpool (4-3-3): Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Lovren, Van Dijk, Robertson; Henderson, Fabinho, Wijnaldum; Salah, Firmino, Mane
Manchester City (4-3-3): Bravo; Walker, Stones, Fernandinho, Mendy; De Bruyne, Gundogan, Bernando; Mahrez, Aguero, Sterling

Predictions

Result: Liverpool (13/8 with Bet 365)

Correct Score: 2-1 (10/1 with Bet 365)

Anytime Goalscorer: Sadio Mane (7/4 with Coral)

Odds correct at time of article (09/11, 21:00), they are subject to change

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