"Manchester City" - "Liverpool": Records can be renewed, the leader can change - STATISTICS

25 November 2023 16:18
"Manchester City" - "Liverpool": Records can be renewed, the leader can change - STATISTICS

Today, the "Manchester City" - "Liverpool" game will be held within the XIII round of the English Premier League.

Idman.biz reports that the main match of the tour is considered important both in terms of the competition of recent years and the situation in the tournament table in the current season.

"Manchester City" - "Liverpool" through the eyes of numbers

These teams met 192 times. 52 of the games were won by "city people" and 91 by Merseysiders. A draw was recorded in 49 cases.

The number of these matches in the Premier League is 52. "Manchester City" won 12 of the matches, "Liverpool" won 21. In 19 matches, the teams got 1 point each.

The Manchester representative won the biggest victory over his opponent in 1935 - 6:0. In 1995, the same account was repeated. But this time the Merseysiders prevailed.

The most goals in the games between the teams were scored in 1906. "Liverpool" won 5:4 in the match where 9 goals were recorded.

Records that can be broken after this match

Several records can be set in this match. Liverpool's 7-game winning streak is expected to be broken. "Manchester City", which has not been able to defeat its opponent twice in a row since 1937, will repeat its 86-year record if it wins 3 points.

After defeating "Brighton" in the "Etihad" in the ninth round, "City people" became the first in the Premier League with the 22nd victory in a row at home, in IX tour. Victory against Liverpool would be Manchester United's 24th in a row at home, equaling Sunderland's record of home wins in all competitions in 1891-92.

Current status of the teams

Leading the table with 28 points, "Manchester City" has 9 wins, 1 draw and 2 defeats in 12 matches. Pep Guardiola's team played matches away from home in which they did not get points.

"Liverpool" is second, 1 point behind them. Jurgen Klopp's team won 8 games and drew 3 times. They were unhappy for their only defeat against "Tottenham" (1:2) in the 7th round.

"Manchester City" striker Erling Holland, the top scorer of the Premier League with 13 goals, may miss this match. It will be clear at the time of the meeting whether the injured player will play in the Norwegian national team. In addition, Natan Ake, Mateus Nunes and Mateo Kovacic are questionable for the hosts. Kevin De Bruyne, Sergio Gomez and John Stones, who have been injured for a long time, will not wear uniforms in this duel.

In Liverpool, Thiago Alcantara and Andy Robertson will miss the match due to injury. Mac Alister, Ibrahima Konate and Curtis Jones are expected to be in the squad after recovering from their injuries.

It should be noted that the match between "Manchester City" and "Liverpool" will start at 16:30.

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