Liverpool v Man City: Team news, prediction & likely lineups
EPL By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 09/11/2019
Liverpool welcome Manchester City to Anfield on Sunday in the most hotly anticipated clash of the Premier League season so far. The hosts know that victory will see them go nine points clear of Pep Guardiola's side, while a Man City win narrows the gap to just three points. Both sides showed their remarkable winning mentality and never say die attitude in their most recent Premier League outings. Liverpool were still trailing 1-0 in the 87th minute, before scoring two late goals to secure victory over Aston Villa.Team NewsJurgen Klopp is without Joel Matip but his center-back partner Virgil van Dijk and midfielder Jordan Henderson are both available despite missing training on Thursday, while Nathaniel Clyne and Xherdan Shaqiri are still sidelined.Former Barcelona coach will call on Claudio Bravo in goal with Ederson to miss the trip to Anfield due to injury.Rodri and Aymeric Laporte are still injured, while David Silva is also unlikely to be fit but Guardiola has something of a selection headache up front as Gabriel Jesus and Sergio Aguero both seek to get the nod.Head to HeadThe two sides have played each other 44 times over the course of the Premier League era. Liverpool have 19 victories, there have been 16 draws, and City have claimed all three points on nine occasions.