Opta Stats: Liverpool v Manchester City
It's a clash of the titans as Liverpool take on Manchester City. Opta presents the statistical analysis.
"Both Liverpool and Man City are unbeaten in their opening seven Premier League games this season – this is the latest meeting between two unbeaten sides in the competition since 2011-12 when Man City and Newcastle met in their 12th game of the season."
Liverpool are unbeaten in 17 home matches against Man City in all competitions (W12 D5) since losing 2-1 at Anfield in the Premier League in May 2003. They are [2.6] to win.
Man City have lost three matches against Liverpool in 2018, losing in the Premier League in January and two Champions League matches in April. They've only lost four matches in one calendar year against an opponent twice before, doing so against Grimsby Town in 1936 and Spurs in 1993. Liverpool are [1.89] in the Draw No Bet market.
Both Liverpool and Man City are unbeaten in their opening seven Premier League games this season - this is the latest meeting between two unbeaten sides in the competition since 2011-12 when Man City and Newcastle met in their 12th game of the season. The draw is [3.65].
Manchester City have lost only one of their last 25 Premier League away matches (W20 D4). They are [2.88] to win.
Liverpool haven't lost any of their last 13 Premier League home games against fellow 'big six' sides (W6 D7), since losing 0-1 against Manchester United in January 2016. They are [1.52] in the Double Chance market.
Liverpool's Mohamed Salah has had a hand in five goals in his three games against Man City for the Reds in all competitions in 2018 (3 goals, 2 assists), scoring a goal in each match. Salah is [2.4] to score.
Man City boss Pep Guardiola has lost more matches in all competitions against Jurgen Klopp (7) than he has against any other manager, losing three times against Borussia Dortmund and four times against Liverpool. A Liverpool win and both teams to score is [4.2].
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has scored 148 Premier League goals - only Thierry Henry (175 for Arsenal) has scored more in the competition with 100% of them coming for a single club. Aguero is [2.5] to find the net.
Man City striker Sergio Aguero has scored 148 Premier League goals, and could become the ninth player to reach 150 in the competition. Aguero is [6.0] to open the scoring.
Liverpool's Sadio Mane has scored four Premier League goals against Manchester City - only against Crystal Palace (6) does he have more in the competition. Mane is [3.1] to add to his tally.
Dan Fitch 2018/19 Season P/L
Staked: 53.00 pts
Returned: 50.57 pts
P/L: -2.43 pts