NEWS

Man City triumph over Liverpool, with an emphatic 4 goal display

Technical card:
Liverpool: Ederson, Joao Cancelo, John Stones, Ruben Dias, Olexandr Zinchenko, Rodri, Ilkay Gundogan, Bernardo Silva, Riyad Mahrez, Raheem Sterling and Phil Foden
Manchester City: Alisson, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Jordan Henderson, Fabinho, Andrew Robertson, Thiago Alcantara, Georginio Wijnaldum, Curtis Jones, Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino
Stadium: Anfield
Goals: Ilkay Gundogan (0-1, min. 49), Mohamed Salah (1-1, min. 63), Ilkay Gundogan (1-2, min. 73), Raheem Sterling (1-3, min. 76) and Phil Foden (1-4, min. 83)

Liverpool were defeated at home by Man City at Anfield on Sunday. Liverpool were looking forward to meeting again, following a previous defeat to Brighton & Hove Albion whilst Manchester City were coming from consecutive wins against Burnley and Sheffield United. As it stands, Liverpool are in 4th place, with 40 points from 23 matches, while Manchester City sit in 1st, with 50 points from 23.

After an uneventful first half, The second half started favourably for Manchester City, with early goal from Ilkay Gundogan in the 49th minute. However, Liverpool found an equaliser 1-1 thanks to a goal from Mohamed Salah, 63 minutes in to bring things level. Manchester City reestablished their lead thanks to a new goal from Ilkay Gundogan, scoring his second goal, 73 minutes in to establish the 2-1. Later, Manchester City scored again and increased their advantage 3-1 thanks to a goal from Raheem Sterling, 76 minutes in. Later, Manchester City scored again and increased their lead thanks to a goal from Phil Foden, 83 minutes in, which sealed the victory for the visitors.

For Liverpool Xherdan Shaqiri, James Milner and Kostas Tsimikas came on for Thiago Alcantara, Curtis Jones and Andrew Robertson, while Man City brought on Gabriel Jesus to replace Riyad Mahrez.

There were bookings for Thiago Alcantara and Fabinho from Liverpool and Ruben Dias for Man City.

Liverpool will next travel to Leicester City, while Manchester City will face Tottenham Hotspur at home.

*The credit for all of photos in this article belongs to AP*

YOU MAY LIKE