Liverpool vs Man City Live In terms of consequence, the Premier League matchup between Liverpool FC and Manchester City is best explained by an old quote issued by Herm Edwards, now the head coach of the Arizona State Sun Devils, back when he was in charge of the NFL’s New York Jets.“This is what’s great about sports. This is what the greatest thing about sports is,” Edwards said in October 2002. “You play to win the game!”
How To Watch
Who: Manchester City vs. Liverpool
When: Thursday at 3:15 p.m. ET
Where: Etihad Stadium
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Liverpool vs Man City Live
The new Premier League champ Liverpool is headed to Etihad Stadium to take on last season’s champ Manchester City with hopes of sweeping the series. They will face off against one another at 3:15 p.m. ET on Thursday. Man City might have trouble getting on the scoreboard: Liverpool has boasted a defense that allows only 0.68 goals per game.
The Reds kept a clean sheet against Crystal Palace last Wednesday and took the game 4-0. That four-point margin ties the team best for Liverpool on the season.Meanwhile, Man City lost 2-1 to Chelsea.
Liverpool’s victory lifted them to 28-1-2 (first place with 86 points) while Manchester City’s loss dropped them down to 20-8-3 (second place with 63 points). With that win, Liverpool clinched the 2019-2020 Premier League title for the first time since its 1992 inception and guaranteed themselves a place in the UEFA Champions League group stage.
Manchester City will give Liverpool a guard of honour before tonight’s Premier League clash between the two at the Etihad.City’s defeat at Chelsea last time out in the league confirmed Liverpool as champions, and manager Pep Guardiola has since said the Blues will honour their visitors with the gesture before kick off.
After winning the title for the last two seasons, City face the new champions looking to reclaim some pride – and slow Liverpool down in their search to beat City’s 2017/18 total of 100 points.Pep Guardiola will once again be without Sergio Aguero as he continues to recover from knee surgery, which Fernandinho serves the second match of a two-game suspension.
Eric Garcia could feature after returning to training following his concussion injury against Arsenal a fortnight ago. Leroy Sane will not feature as he finalises a move to Bayern Munich in Germany.Man City vs Liverpool is scheduled for a 8:15pm BST kick-off on Thursday, July 2, 2020.
The match will be behind closed doors at the Etihad Stadium with no fans due to be present due to government guidelines regarding coronavirus.TV channel: The match will be shown live on Sky Sports’ Premier League and Main Event channels, and is available via Now TV with a day pass for £9.99, or a three-month pass on offer for £25.Where to watch Premier League