Liverpool v Manchester City
BETTING & MATCH PREVIEW
On Sunday afternoon, Liverpool host Manchester City at Anfield in the Premier League, as the home side attempt to stop the juggernaut that is Manchester City.
Liverpool heads into this game on the back of selling Brazilian star Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona. However, their recent Premier League form has been encouraging. Jurgen Klopp’s team are currently fourth in the table, three points clear of fifth place Tottenham and two behind third-place Chelsea.
The Reds have now won four of their last five games in the Premier League while scoring two or more goals in their last five outings in the English top-flight.
The Merseysiders are unbeaten in 13 home games in the league. However, three of their last five home games in the Premier League have ended all square.
Manchester City heads into this game looking to maintain and even stretch their 15-point lead at the top of the table. Pep Guardiola’s side have won 20 of their 22 Premier League games this season and look in confident mood heading to Merseyside.
The key to City’s fantastic Premier League campaign so far has been their firepower. The Citizens have now scored two or more goals in 13 of their last 15 top-flight outings.
The Citizens are 14 matches unbeaten on their travels in the top-flight, having recorded 12 wins in their last 14 games on the road. The visitors have also scored two or more goals in 11 of those 14 away games.
Liverpool look set to be without Alberto Moreno, Nathanial Clyne and Jordan Henderson due to injury, while top scorer Mohamed Salah and striker Daniel Sturridge are also doubtful for the clash.
The visitors are without Bernard Mendy, Phil Foden and Gabriel Jesus are ruled out due to injury, while Vincent Kompany is a doubt.