Written November 8th
Liverpool v Manchester City Betting Tips
Liverpool host Manchester City this weekend in the biggest game of the Premier League season so far. Both sides put in disappointing performances in the Champions League and it looked like everyone had one eye on this weekend’s fixture. Ahead of the match, bet £10 on Liverpool v Man City and get a £5 Free Bet to use on the same game.
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Liverpool’s Recent Form
Last Time Out For Liverpool
Liverpool left it late as they made it 10 wins from 11 with a 2-1 victory at Villa Park. Egyptian winger Trezeguet grabbed his first goal in a Villa shirt to give the home side the lead after 22 minutes. Aston Villa clearly stepped their game up for the visit of the European Champions and the home crowd created a hostile atmosphere. Liverpool stepped up the pressure immediately and spent the majority of the match in the final third. Roberto Firmino had the ball in the back of the net, but the goal was controversially disallowed as VAR ruled that his ‘armpit was offside’. Aston Villa continued to hang on and with 5 minutes left, it looked like they would pull off a famous victory. Liverpool wouldn’t be ruled out however and Andy Robertson equalised with 3 minutes to go. In the 94th minute of added time, Sadio Mane nodded in from a corner to complete the comeback. It was a familiar game for Liverpool. A sloppy goal conceded, followed by constant pressure until their world-class front 3 managed to score.
Manchester City’s Recent Form
Last Time Out For Manchester City
There was a point where it looked like Southampton would bounce back from a 9-0 win with a win away at Manchester City, but a late comeback spoiled the Saints’ party. Southampton took an early lead at the Etihad, James Ward-Prowse scoring a rebound after Ederson fumbled a shot from outside the area. City failed to put any pressure on Southampton in the first half and it wasn’t until after the break that they cranked up into 5th gear. After 70 minutes, Kyle Walker fizzed a cross into the area and Aguero finished for his 9th goal of the year. Walker was again involved in the winner, firing in from Angelino’s cross to win the game with 5 minutes left. Those 2 late strikes made it 33 goals for the season from just 11 games for Pep Guardiola’s men. It won’t be anywhere near as straightforward at Anfield, but if anyone can break Liverpool down, it will be Manchester City.
Where’s The Value Bet?
With both teams going deep in any competition they play in, Manchester City and Liverpool have played each other 7 times in the last 2 years. The games are normally high scoring affairs, with an average of 3.2 goals per game over those 7 matches. Especially in the 17/18 season, the two score lines in the league were 5-0 and 4-3. Whilst the recent matches have been much closer, there’s plenty of reasons why we will be watching another high scoring match on Sunday. Liverpool’s defensive strength from last year hasn’t been anywhere near as present this year, only keeping 2 clean sheets. For City, their first choice centre back and goalkeeper are both injured and again, they have conceded more than they had at this point last year. We’re expecting both sides to go all-out attack and score above that average of 3.2, with over 3.5 goals on offer at 8/5 on Bet UK’s sportsbook.
How To Watch Liverpool v Manchester City
Liverpool v Manchester City will be shown live on Sky Sports from 16:30 on Sunday 10th November.
Bet UK’s Headline Betting Tip
We’re expecting Liverpool to come out of the blocks firing and get an early goal or two. Once Liverpool get that goal in front of the Anfield crowd, it’s tough to see them giving that lead up. A win on Sunday and we’ll have to firmly see Liverpool as stand out Premier League favourites.
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