Liverpool vs Man City match preview: Prediction, team news, injuries, line-ups


Liverpool host Manchester City in the Premier League today and Express Sport is on hand with the full match preview.

Liverpool lead Manchester City in the Premier League title race by six points.

The Reds remain undefeated in the league this season, while City have suffered two defeats.

A win for Jurgen Klopp’s side today would see them equal the top-flight record of 11 wins and a draw after 12 matches of a campaign.

City head to Anfield having won 11 of their last 12 Premier League away matches, scoring 30 goals over that period.

Liverpool vs Man City kicks off at 4.30pm GMT and fans can watch the action live on Sky Sports.

Liverpool vs Man City team news

Reds defender Joel Matip misses out with a knee injury, while forward Xherdan Shaqiri remains sidelined with a calf problem.

However, centre-back Virgil van Dijk, who was absent from training earlier this week, is fit to play.

Captain Jordan Henderson is also available after recovering from illness.

As for City, goalkeeper Ederson has been ruled with a muscular injury, meaning Claudio Bravo will make his first Premier League appearance in 18 months.

Playmaker David Silva is a doubt with a similar problem, while the game may also come too soon for midfielder Rodri.

Oleksandr Zinchenko, Leroy Sane and Aymeric Laporte all remain on the sidelines.

Liverpool predicted XI: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Lovren, Van Dijk, Robertson; Fabinho, Henderson, Wijnaldum; Salah, Mane, Firmino.

Man City predicted XI: Bravo; Cancelo, Fernandinho, Stones, Mendy; B Silva, Gundogan, De Bruyne; Mahrez, Aguero, Sterling.

Liverpool vs Man City match prediction

Liverpool have gone 16 Premier League games unbeaten against City at Anfield, with their solitary home defeat in the past 28 encounters coming in May 2003.

This fixture ended 0-0 last season but expect it to be much more open this time around, with home advantage playing its part.

Liverpool vs Man City team news

Liverpool vs Man City match prediction


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