Welcome to our Liverpool vs Manchester City preview and predictions. Liverpool are at the top of the table, and Manchester City in 3rd place. However Manchester City have 2 matches in hand, and if they can win or draw this one, they will fancy their chances of getting six points from those matches and deposing Liverpool. For Liverpool, therefore, this is a must win match. Win it, and they will be 7 points clear of Manchester City and those two matches that City have in hand won’t seem so threatening.

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As we can see from the stats above these are two teams in top form. Liverpool have won their last 9 premiership matches. Manchester City have won 4 and drawn one of their last 5 matches.

Previous Meetings

There have been 74 previous occurrences of this fixture. Liverpool have won 42, there have been 19 draws and Manchester City have won 13. Here are the recent results for this fixture:

26/08/12 PRL Liverpool 2-2 Manchester City
26/01/12 LEC Liverpool 2-2 Manchester City
28/11/11 PRL Liverpool 1-1 Manchester City
12/04/11 PRL Liverpool 3-0 Manchester City
21/11/09 PRL Liverpool 2-2 Manchester City
22/02/09 PRL Liverpool 1-1 Manchester City
04/05/08 PRL Liverpool 1-0 Manchester City
25/11/06 PRL Liverpool 1-0 Manchester City
26/02/06 PRL Liverpool 1-0 Manchester City
21/08/04 PRL Liverpool 2-1 Manchester City

Goals Scored

Liverpool have scored 90 Goals this season
Manchester City have scored 84 Goals this season

Goals Conceded

Liverpool have conceded 40 goals this season
Manchester City have conceded 29 goals this season

Top Scorers

Liverpool’s top scorers are Suarez with 29 goals, Sturridge with 20 goals and Gerrard with 13 goals
Manchester City’s top scorers are Toure with 18 goals, Aguero with 15 goals and Dzeko with 11 goals

Team and Selection News

Liverpool will be without Agger and Enrique, but should be at full strength.

Manchester City Injured will be without Nastasić and Agüero who is there second top scorer.


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