Manchester City will welcome Liverpool to the Etihad Stadium on Thursday for a match of the 32nd round in the Premier League. The game will symbolize the passing of the torch, as City were replaced from their place as English champions by the Reds, who were guaranteed the title after City’s slip away at Chelsea. Liverpool hold a 23 point lead at the top of the standings over their next opponents.
Manchester City vs Liverpool Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|Manchester City||Loss||4 W/ 6 D/ 10 L||4 W/ 2 D/ 4 L|
|Liverpool||Win||10 W/ 6 D/ 4 L||4 W/ 2 D/ 4 L|
Last game between the teams: 10.11.2019 Premier League: Liverpool – Manchester City 3:1; Fabinho 6’, Mohamed Salah 13’, Sadio Mane 51’; Bernardo Silva 78’
Last game at this venue: 03.01.2019 Premier League: Manchester City – Liverpool 2:1; Sergio Aguero 40’, Leroy Sane 72’; Roberto Firmino 64’
Worth mentioning: Liverpool won with 3:1 at home the first meeting for the current Premier League campaign. Prior to that, Manchester City were unbeaten in three consecutive H2H clashes, recording two draws and a win in-between. In fact, this is the only Manchester victory in the last eight fixtures. Only one draw has been registered in the previous nine encounters between the two sides. Three of the last five matches featured over 2,5 goals, as four witnessed goals at both ends.
Manchester City vs Liverpool Stats
|As of 30.06||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|Manchester City||Win||8 W/ 0 D/ 2 L||4 W/ 0 D/ 1 L|
|Liverpool||Win||5 W/ 2 D/ 3 L||1 W/ 1 D/ 3 L|
Last game Manchester City: 28.06.2020 FA Cup: Newcastle – Manchester City 0:2; Kevin De Bruyne 37’(penalty), Raheem Sterling 8’
Top performers Manchester City: Sergio Aguero 16 goals 3 assists, Raheem Sterling 12 goals 1 assist, Kevin De Bruyne 10 goals 16 assists
Next game Manchester City: 05.07.2020 Premier League: Southampton – Manchester City
Last game Liverpool: 24.06.2020 Premier League: Liverpool – Crystal Palece 4:0; Trend Alexander-Arnold 23’, Mohamed Salah 44’, Fabinho 55’, Sadio Mane 69’
Top performers Liverpool: Mohamed Salah 17 goals 7 assists, Sadio Mane 15 goals 7 assists, Roberto Firmino 8 goals 7 assists.
Next game Liverpool: 05.07.2020 Premier League: Liverpool – Aston Villa
|Last 10 games||GF:GA||Over 2.5 goals||BTTS||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: Manchester City qualified for the semi-finals of the FA Cup after a 0:2 victory away at Newcastle last Sunday. Pep Guardiola’s understudies lost the last league game to Chelsea going 2:1 down in London. Only one of City’s last twenty matches and none of the last fourteen has ended in draw. Three of the Citizens last five outings produced over 2,5 goals, while just one saw both involved teams to hit the back of the nets.
Liverpool trashed Crystal Palace by 4:0 last Wednesday, recording their first victory for the past 3 months. Just one day later City lost to Chelsea and the Reds were crowned as Premier League champions for the first time since its establishment in 1992 to end a 30 year wait. None of the team’s last eight matches ended in a win for the visiting sides. Just two of Liverpool’s last five outings featured over 2,5 goals, while only one witnessed goals at both ends.
Manchester City vs Liverpool News
Missing players Manchester City: Sergio Aguero and Eric Garcia are injured
Missing players Liverpool: Joel Matip, Xherdan Shaqiri and Nathaniel Clyne are injured.
Manchester City vs Liverpool Predictions
Draw – 3.90 @ bet365