Manchester City moved ten points clear of defending Premier League champions Liverpool with a superb victory at Anfield today, and still have a game in hand.
City is on a 13-game winning run, while Liverpool’s injury crisis has seen them slip to seven points behind the Blues. With Manchester United dropping points again yesterday, City can make more ground on both of their main title rivals with victory today.
Manchester City ends their Anfield hoodoo and Liverpool’s title challenge with a thumping victory.
They were the better team, with Phil Foden and Raheem Sterling excellent, but the game turned on two extraordinary mistakes from Alisson in the 73rd and 76th minutes.
Ilkay Gundogan also scored twice and missed a penalty in a surreal game. The upshot is that City go five points clear of Manchester United with a game in hand.
City has not won at Anfield in the league since 2003, and know Jurgen Klopp’s men always make life difficult for them. With Sergio Aguero, Kevin De Bruyne, and Nathan Ake still out, Pep Guardiola went with the same players who have gone 20 games without defeat.
Liverpool 1-4 Manchester City: Watch the match highlights below.
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