Liverpool will visit Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday for a Premier League matchup. We are at the last stages of the 2021/22 campaign. The Reds are one point behind the league’s top team, the Citizens. Manchester City’s season has been outstanding thus far. They hold the top spot in the standings after 30 games, having racked up 73 points.
Liverpool’s season has been nothing short of spectacular. After a nine-match winning streak in the EPL, they will take on Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium. The Reds’ most recent game ended in a 2-0 win over Watford.
There are only eight games left to play in the campaign for both sides. A victory on Saturday might be the difference between finishing as runners-up and lifting the Premier League title.
The weekend’s matchup will be a toss-up between the two unbeaten teams. The Citizens have won five of their previous six matches overall. The Reds have won five of their previous six and lost one.
There have been three stalemates in the past six encounters between Manchester City and Liverpool. When these two sides met in October at Anfield, it resulted in a 2-2 draw, and their most recent meeting at the Etihad Stadium also finished in a tie.
Manchester City vs. Liverpool Prediction Team News and Form Guide
Manchester City will be looking to build on their 1-0 victory over Atlético Madrid in the Champions League first leg. Man City had 71 percent of the ball possession and 15 shots on goal. Two shots were on target.
Kevin De Bruyne was the lone Manchester City scorer at the 70th minute. Atlético de Madrid fired zero shots, and none were on target. A tight 1- 0 victory for Manchester City in the quarterfinals will be intriguing to see whether they can progress to the semi-finals.
Their most recent results show Manchester City’s defensive strategy appears to be working as planned. Manchester City has conceded two goals in their previous six games, so they haven’t been particularly kind to their opponents. In their previous four league meetings, Manchester City has not lost to the Reds.
Liverpool came off a 1 – 3 Champions League victory over Benfica, and they will be confident heading into this one. Liverpool had 66 percent of the ball possession and made 17 shots on goal. Eight of those shots came on target.
Liverpool took the lead in the 17th minute thanks to a goal from Ibrahima Konaté. A second from Sadio Mane before the break. A late Luis Díaz goal inside the 87th minute gave Liverpool a 3-1 victory over Benfica, and they now have a foot inside the semi-finals of the Champions League.
After a string of solid performances by Liverpool’s defensive players, the Reds have conceded just two goals in their previous six games. The forwards have tallied ten goals in the same time frame. However, that type of trend may not continue into the following game.
Manchester City vs. Liverpool Possible LineUp
Manchester City Probable Lineup: Ederson, Aymeric Laporte, Joao Cancelo, Nathan Benjamin Aké, İlkay Gündoğan, John Stones, Kevin De Bruyne, Rodri, Bernardo Silva, Riyad Mahrez & Raheem Sterling
Liverpool Probable Lineup: Alisson Becker, Virgil Van Dijk, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Robertson, Joël Matip, Fabinho, Thiago Alcântara, Jordan Henderson, Sadio Mané, Mohamed Salah, & Luis Díaz
Man City is dealing with a few injury issues, as Cole Palmer and Ruben Dias are scheduled to miss the club’s next two games. Trent-Alexander Arnold has resumed training, although his recovery back to the Liverpool team for the upcoming encounter remains doubtful.
Manchester City vs. Liverpool Predicted Winner
We predict Manchester City will win 2-1 at the end of the game. The Premier League’s top two clubs square off in what promises to be an exciting matchup. Just before the FA Cup Semi Final, Manchester City hopes to increase their advantage over the Reds in the league standings.
It’s Liverpool’s turn to step up to the plate and put up a fight in their own home. According to every forecast and betting site, Man City is expected to prevail in an intriguing encounter on Sunday. The Reds are the only team that has a chance of catching City. We hope Klopp’s team can do as well as Pep’s.
Manchester City vs. Liverpool Best Odds
According to the betting odds for this game’s 90-minute outcome, a win for Manchester City is at 2.05, a gamble on a draw is 3.95, and betting for Liverpool to win takes 3.65. These are the most competitive market pricing available at the time.