Manchester City have been amazing all season but have gone through a rough patch in the last few months. They have been at the top of the league for some time now. At the end of the first half of the season, City were leading the title race with 17 points over second placed Liverpool.
However over the last few months, The situation changed quickly as Liverpool have closed the gap and City have just a one point lead. The lack of a proper striker has hurt City and may have been the biggest reason why they dropped points in the second half of the season. City however have a chance to establish a proper lead if they are to win this game.
Liverpool started off the season rather slowly however owing to Mohamed Salah’s form and Sadio Mane’s resurgence, Liverpool have managed to close the gap on City. The Reds have been second since the start of the season. However, They have a golden opportunity to gain an advantage over Manchester City. Liverpool need to be on their ‘A’ game if they are to win against the Guardiola led side.
Manchester City vs Liverpool Team News
Pep Guardiola is expected to have a fully fit squad going into the biggest game in the tournament barring the exception of Ruben Dias.
However, No injury crisis to the regulars in the Liverpool squad meaning Jurgen Klopp have a variety of options going into the game.
Head to Head
Manchester City : 45
Drawn : 45
Liverpool : 78
Match Prediction :
Liverpool and City require a win to be at the top. However, The lack of a striker will most likely hurt City. Liverpool to win 2:1.
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