Everything you need to know about Liverpool vs Manchester CityLast updated on Oct 07, 2018, 02:28 pm
Premier League is all set to witness a top of the table clash when Manchester City visit Anfield to take on Liverpool in a crunch tie today.
City sit atop of the table and are ahead of the Reds on goal-difference at the moment.
One expects a productive attacking encounter between the two giants.
Here is all you need to know about this match.
Team news and selection
Naby Keita could feature for the Reds despite getting injured in the mid-week Champions League tie against Napoli.
Adam Lallana is nearing a return after training with the first team players.
For City, Benjamin Mendy and Kevin De Bruyne could play a part after returning to training.
Ikay Gundogan would face a late fitness test.
Liverpool need to produce their best football tonight
Liverpool go into the clash after not being able to win any of their previous three matches across all competitions.
They need to rise up to the occasion and produce their best football to stop high-flying City.
Mohamed Salah hasn't been in form like last season, which has been worrisome for Klopp.
But Daniel Sturridge has been an impact player from the bench.
In-form City have been scoring freely
Sergio Aguero has been key for the title holders and the richness City have in attack would test Liverpool's defense.
Sterling has been classy in the wings and the presence of Riyad Mahrez adds solid depth.
David Silva and Bernardo Silva have ticked along well as the creators of the side.
City have been scoring freely this season as well.
Stat attack: Liverpool vs Man City
Liverpool are unbeaten against City in their previous 17 home games across all competitions. City have lost 3 successive matches against Liverpool last season. Interestingly, Liverpool haven't lost at home in 24 Premier League games. City have netted a record 11 first-half goals this season.
View from both camps
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp identified that his side needs to create chances and also keep City at bay.
He feels it will be a lot of hard work, but there isn't any problem with the same.
His counterpart Pep Guardiola is aware of the threat and praised Liverpool as one of the best teams in England.
Pep also ushered praise on Klopp.
Timing and TV listing
The match is scheduled to start at 9:00 PM IST. It is set to be telecast live on the Star Sports Network. Fans who have subscribed to the services of Hotstar, can stream the match live on the app.