The Premier League’s high two sides from final season conflict on the Etihad this weekend as Manchester City host champions Liverpool.
Jurgen Klopp’s Reds have continued in tremendous type this time period and go into this week high of the desk.
City, in the meantime, have struggled to search out their finest, following up a draw at West Ham with a slim win over Sheffield United final weekend.
Regardless of the season solely being a number of weeks previous, this Sunday’s blockbuster will nonetheless have large implications for the remainder of the marketing campaign.
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Man City v Liverpool: Date and kick-off time
This match shall be held on the Etihad on Sunday, November Eight and can kick-off at 4:30pm.
Man City received this fixture 4-Zero final season a number of days after Liverpool’s title win was clinched.
The Reds received 3-1 at Anfield because of targets from Fabinho, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane.
Man City v Liverpool: TV channel and dwell stream
The sport is being broadcast on Sky Sports activities Principal Occasion and Sky Sports activities Premier League from 4pm and comply with their protection of Leicester v Wolves.
Sky Sports activities prospects can dwell stream this through the app utilizing their cellular, pill or pc units.
If not, you should buy a Sky Sports activities Day Cross from NowTV for £8.99.
Man City v Liverpool: Radio protection
Updates from the match will on ‘Sunday Session’ with Sam Matterface.
To tune in, click on the radio participant under or HERE for the dwell stream.
Man City v Liverpool: Workforce information
Manchester City are nonetheless with out Sergio Aguero, Fernandinho and Benjamin Mendy however have been boosted by the return of Gabriel Jesus.
The Brazil striker made his comeback and scored within the Champions League in midweek and will begin on the Etihad.
Nathan Ake has overcome his current damage and will additionally come into the beginning line-up.
Liverpool nonetheless have doubts over Thiago Alcantara and he’ll want a late health check earlier than the match.
Naby Keita and Joel Matip are match to return to the squad and it stays to be seen who will begin between the in-form Diogo Jota and Roberto Firmino.
Virgil van Dijk, Fabinho and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain stay out.
Man City v Liverpool: Match stats and information
- Manchester City have received their final three residence league video games towards Liverpool by an combination rating of 11-1. They’ve not received 4 consecutively towards the Reds at residence since March 1937.
- Liverpool haven’t stored a clear sheet in any of their final 10 away league video games towards Man City, conceding 26 targets in complete in that run (W1 D2 L7).
- Manchester City have received 9 of their final 10 Premier League video games towards reigning champions, with the one exception in that run being a 2-Four loss at Leicester in December 2016. Nevertheless, they’ve received none of their final 11 when going through Liverpool because the earlier season’s title winner (D2 L9) since a 3-1 win in October 1977.
- Manchester City need to win consecutive league video games for the primary time this season. The Residents have scored precisely as soon as in every of their final 4 matches – they final went 5 consecutive Premier League matches with out netting greater than as soon as again in March 2009.
- Liverpool have conceded 15 targets of their seven Premier League video games this season, as many as they shipped of their first 26 league video games final time period. Certainly, it’s probably the most the Reds have conceded seven video games right into a league marketing campaign since 1964-65 (additionally 15).
- For the reason that begin of final season, Liverpool have received a league-high 28 factors from dropping positions within the Premier League, coming from behind to win every of their final two video games. The Reds have by no means received three consecutive Premier League video games when conceding first, with Arsenal in March 2012 (4) the final to take action within the competitors.
- Of their six Premier League video games this season, Man City have scored simply 9 targets (1.5 per sport) and have an anticipated targets (xG) determine of seven.9 (1.Three per sport). It’s their lowest xG per sport charge within the competitors since we’ve this information obtainable (2013-14), whereas it’s their lowest goals-per-game charge within the league since 2007-08 (1.2).
- Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has misplaced extra video games towards Liverpool’s Jürgen Klopp than he has another supervisor in his profession (8).
- Mohamed Salah has scored 80 Premier League targets in 115 video games for Liverpool since becoming a member of the Reds in 2017, at the very least 9 greater than another participant within the division in that point.
- Two of Diogo Jota’s three targets for Liverpool within the Premier League this season have been in its place – no different participant has scored greater than as soon as from the bench within the competitors thus far this time period.