Manchester City and Liverpool were involved in a mouth watering title race last season and they will renew their rivalry when they meet this evening in the FA Community Shield. Manchester City won four domestic titles last season while Liverpool lifted the Champions League but it was their dominant style of play which stood out. The Community Shield officially marks the beginning of the footballing season in England and both these clubs will be eager to start on a high. They have not really hit the highs in pre-season but should regain their form as the campaign progresses. Liverpool vs Manchester City, 2019 FA Community Shield Match Preview: Guardiola Urges City to Strike Early Blow Against Liverpool.
A number of Liverpool stars were involved with their country in the summer but everyone has returned to first team training barring Sadio Mane. Allison Becker, Mo Salah and Roberto Firmino should all start against Pep Guardiola’s men in London. Georgino Wijnaldum should start in a front three with Naby Keita in midfield. Star defender Virgil Van Dijk will once again be the star attraction for Liverpool as he looks to keep the City strikers at bay. Xherdan Shaqiri may not be involved from the start but should get his opportunity as the game progresses. Liverpool vs Manchester City, 2019 FA Community Shield Match Preview: Guardiola Urges City to Strike Early Blow Against Liverpool.
Claudio Bravo will start in goal for Manchester City as Ederson will return late to training following the end of the Copa America campaign. Riyad Mahrez is also set to miss the game following his triumph with Algeria in the African Cup of Nations. Bernardo Silva will line up alongside Raheem Sterling and Leroy Sane to form a formidable front thee. In midfield, Kevin De Bruyne and new signing Rodri could test Liverpool with their powerful runs and link up play with the forward. Nicolas Otamendi and John Stones in defence are a bit suspect but nevertheless have the trust their manager.
When and Where Liverpool vs Manchester City, 2019 FA Community Shield Final Taking Place? Date and Time in IST?
The 2019 FA Community Shield between Liverpool and Manchester City is taking on August 4, Saturday. It will be held at Wembley Stadium, England. The kick-off time of Manchester City vs Liverpool is 7.30pm IST.
Liverpool vs Manchester City, 2019 FA Community Shield Final Live Telecast? Which TV Channels Will Broadcast the Football Match in India?
Good news for football fans in India! The Liverpool vs Manchester City 2019 FA Community Shield football match will be telecast live on Sony Ten 2 and Sony Ten 2 HD TV channels with English commentary in India.
How to Get Liverpool vs Manchester City, 2019 FA Community Shield Free Live Streaming Online?
If you cannot watch the live telecast action of Liverpool vs Manchester City on your television set, worry not. The Liverpool vs Manchester City 2019 FA Community Shield final football game free live streaming online will be available in India. With Sony Pictures Network Sports holding the broadcast rights, the Manchester City vs Liverpool final football match will available on SonyLIV via live streaming online option.
With a long race for domestic supremacy ahead of them, Liverpool and Manchester City will be eager to build some early momentum. Manchester City have just about enough quality in them to win the trophy.