Liverpool v Manchester City
English Premier League
Sunday, February 7, 2021
16: 30 GMT
Referee: Michael Oliver
This Sunday, league leaders Manchester City face-off against protecting champions Liverpool.
This match is a must-win for Liverpool if they hope to keep their crown.
Liverpool are presently 4th with 40 points. City are very first with 47 points and a game in hand.
Liverpool Sneak Peek:
Liverpool’s horrendous season continues, and it does not look like they’ll be protecting their Premier League title.
The Reds have been bad lately, having lost back-to-back video games at Anfield after their historic 68- game unbeaten streak.
On Wednesday versus Brighton & Hove Albion, Liverpool were not up to scratch. This video game needs to have been a walk in the park for the Reds, with Brighton near the bottom of the table and with no place near the very same firepower.
However, Liverpool truly struggled in attack with simply one shot on target, compared to four by Brighton.
This bad type is probably due to Liverpool’s injury crisis, with many of their key players eliminated at the minute.
Virgil Van Dijk, Joe Gomez, Joel Matip, Naby Keïta and Diogo Jota continue to be sidelined and will not play.
Allison, Fabinho and Sadio Mane did not bet Burnley on Saturday. Nevertheless, Allison has actually recovered from his disease and will be suitabled for Sunday.
The injury status of Fabinho and Mane has not been identified yet, and they will be assessed ahead of the match. At the moment, they are listed as doubtful.
Winter season finalizings Ozan Kabak and Ben Davies are unlikely to play due to integration.
Liverpool have no suspended players.
Manchester City Preview:
City have actually been playing stunningly of late. They are coming into this video game with a lot of momentum, having won their last 13 games.
They are unbeaten in all competitions given that November 21 when they were beaten 2-0 at Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League.
During this 13- game win streak, City’s defence has actually been remarkable. Led by John Stones and summertime signing Rúben Dias, City have only conceded three goals– one each against Chelsea, Toolbox and Cheltenham Town.
Midfielder İlkay Gündoğan and Stones have actually been the standout players, with each making a nomination for Premier League Player of the Month for January.
Kevin De Bruyne and Nathan Aké are injured and will not play.
Star forward Sergio Agüero is unsuited and is also dismissed.
City have actually no suspended gamers.
Liverpool v Manchester City Stats:
Liverpool Recent Kind in Premier League: LWWLDL
Manchester City Recent Form in Premier League: WWWWWW
November 8, 2020: 1-1 Draw
July 2, 2020: 4-0 Manchester City
November 10, 2019: 3-1 Liverpool
Liverpool v Manchester City Forecast:
Liverpool’s attack on Sunday will be dependent on Hair’s condition. They were poor without him versus Brighton.
City’s defence is superb and will definitely make it hard for the Liverpool forwards.
Prediction: Manchester City 2-1 Liverpool.