EPL: Liverpool, Man City Set To Rumble At Anfield
After watching the dramatic comeback staged by Manchester United on Saturday, more drama is expected in the Premier league on Sunday in the top of the table clash between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield.
Both sides have been playing some scintillating football at the start of the season, and this match should certainly live up to the billing.
Liverpool will be looking to getting back to winning ways, having gone without a victory in their last three games in all competitions.
The Reds looked a little jaded midweek in the Champions League encounter away to Napoli, a game which they eventually lost 1-0 after a stoppage-time strike from Lorenzo Insigne.
Jurgen Klopp has tended to get the better of Pep Guardiola in their recent battles.
Liverpool got the better of Man City over two legs last season in the Champions League and beat the Citizens at Anfield in the league.
After strengthening significantly in the summer, the expectation will be on Liverpool in getting a result with the hope of reclaiming the league title for the first time since the 89/90 season.
In team news, Naby Keita is the only doubt for the Reds.
The Guinean midfielder stayed overnight in a Naples hospital after suffering a back spasm. Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson is likely to cover.
Klopp is likely to keep faith in the front three of Salah, Mane & Firmino as he looks to press Manchester City high up the pitch.
As for Manchester City, they were the only Premier League side to register a victory in the Champions League midweek with a narrow 2-1 win over Hoffenheim.
In the league, City has clicked into gear and are already top of the Premier League table only dropping points away to Wolves at the end of August.
Whilst City was comfortably beaten by Liverpool 3-0 away in the Champions League last season, Pep Guardiola’s side has gone on a run of ten games without losing away from home in all competitions.
It certainly promises to be a fascinating encounter at the top of the Premier League table as Liverpool take on Manchester City at Anfield.
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