Football frenzies will once again gather to lose themselves in the amazement of Mo Salah and Company as they hosts Manchester City, currently the league leaders under the guidance of Pep Guardiola. The visitors will come into this game looking to avenge the previous clash they had in the English Premier League which they lost to Liverpool FC. It is not going to be a game played on the field but also the strategies both the managers would try to implement in this game because, English Premier League is a different story if Manchester City is eliminated from UEFA Champions League in the quarter finals. Liverpool FC, is expected to go all the way to register a win in the first leg because this is going to be their home game and if they can create a lead, then they can cling on to it in the second leg and may see themselves over the line. Both the teams have world class star power up front and they would clash against each other in order to see who hits the other harder.
Manchester City vs Liverpool FC full squad, team news, playing XI and match preview are listed here.
When and where?
This match is to be played at Anfield, Liverpool, England. The ground has a capacity of 54, 074 and it is going to be a cold day in Liverpool which would only add to the excitement of this game.
The clash will take place at 12:15 AM (IST) on April 5th, 2018 and can be streamed live on Sony LIV app.
Manchester City won – 2
Liverpool FC won – 3
Not decided – 1
Manchester City– W W L W – W
Liverpool FC – W W D L W W
Manchester City – Bravo (GK), Walker, Kompany, Otamendi, Laporte, Silva, Fernandinho, Bruyne, Sterling, Jesus, Sane
Liverpool FC – Karius (GK), Robertson, Dijk, Lovren, Alexander-Arnold, Chamberlain, Henderson, Milner, Mane, Firmino, Salah
This contest is going to take the world of football on a journey of two giants fighting each other for glory. Our bet is on the home team for this game because Liverpool FC remains undefeated in their last 17 home matches against Manchester City in all competitions and also remained undefeated in their last 12 games in Champions League. This is going to test the mettle of City players and how can they break this curse. On the other hand, Manchester City would try to show their league dominance in this game but that would not be enough to stop Liverpool from claiming a win in the first leg.
THIS MCI VS LIV MATCH PREVIEW IS BASED ON OUR RESEARCH AND UNDERSTANDING FROM VARIOUS NEWS SOURCES. YOU CAN SELECT YOUR OWN PLAYING 11 ON THE BASIS OF TEAM NEWS.