The biggest game of the English Premier League (EPL) 2018-19 season will kick off at the Etihad Stadium, on January 3, with the hosts taking on the league leaders, Liverpool. Man. City who trail Liverpool by seven points cannot afford to drop points as anything less than a win can prove fatal to their title hopes. If you are looking for the live telecast or online details of the EPL match, then you can find the relevant information here.
Pep Guardiola’s men had a miserable Christmas period while Jurgen Klopp saw his side claim eight wins out of eight in December. It is not only a battle of two fantastic coaches, but some of the best players in the league will be on a collision path tonight in a battle of supremacy. English Premier League: Tottenham Hotspur Thrashes Everton 6–2, Inches Closer to Table Topper Manchester City.
The Reds brand of high pressing heavy metal football got the better of City in the Champions League last season. They will likely play with the same game plan by pushing their fullbacks ahead of the pitch.
Virgil Van Dyk is one of the players of the season in Europe stamping his authority on the games with ease. Finding a way past him is not an easy job, but City’s sleek passing would test the Dutchman’s resolve. James Milner is back training and is likely to feature in some capacity for Liverpool.
The absence of Joel Matip and Joe Gomez will mean Dejan Lovren continues with his appearances in the starting eleven. The front three of Mo Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino have been swashbuckling in attack and have the potential to tear down the City’s defensive line. English Premier League 2018–19 Points Table & Standings: Manchester City Grabs Top Spot; Chelsea & Liverpool on Second & Third With 27 Points in EPL Table of Current Season!
Manchester City will be relieved by the fact that Fernandinho escaped without too much trouble the horror challenge by Southampton skipper Emil Hojberg in the last game. His presence makes a lot of difference for the home side as he is the calming influence in the middle. Kevin De Bruyne will undergo a late fitness test to make it to the squad. The Belgian may have to settle for a place on the bench even if he passes the fitness test.
David Silva is a critical component in Pep’s Tiki-Taka system, and his combinational play with Sergio Aguero has won several games for City in the past. The game is also a battle of Brazil’s number one and two goalkeepers, Allison Becker and Ederson. Both of them are in fine form and will likely make the job of strikers difficult in this encounter. Dele Alli's Celebration Is New Social Media Rage: Watch Tottenham Hotspur Midfielder's Incredible Hand Gesture After He Scores Goal Against Newcastle at Premier League.
An early goal for Liverpool will make things tough for the Champions as they hate chasing games. Pep will want his team to be tight at the back and not cede to their opponents pressing. A draw looks a probable result which is certainly going to help Liverpool.
When is Manchester City vs Liverpool, EPL 2018-19 Football Match? Know Date, Time and Venue Details.
In the clash of the Titans, Manchester City will lock horns with Liverpool in the English Premier League match, on January 4, i.e. Friday. The game will be played at the iconic Etihad Stadium, in Manchester and is scheduled to start at 1.30 AM (IST).
Where to Watch the Live Telecast of Manchester City vs Liverpool, EPL 2018-19 Football Match?
The official broadcaster of the English Premier League (EPL) 2018-19 Season in India, is Star Sports Network. To watch the live telecast of Manchester City vs Liverpool match, fans will have to see Star Sports Select 2 and Star Sports Select 2 HD channels.
How to Watch the Free Live Streaming Online and Football Score Updates of Manchester City vs Liverpool, EPL 2018-19 Football Match?
If the fans want to watch the match online, then they catch the EPL match via online streaming too. To view the online streaming of Manchester City vs Liverpool match, fans will have to log on to Star Sports' live streaming service, i.e. Hotstar; however, if the fans want to catch the live updates of the Man. City vs Liverpool game, then they can click here.