|Liverpool vs Man City|
|Date||30 July 2022|
|Time||9:30 PM IST 🇮🇳|
|Stadium||King Power Stadium|
|League||Community Shield Final|
⭕ Liverpool XI: Adrian, Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson, Fabinho, Henderson, Thiago, Firmino, Salah, Diaz.
👥 Subs: Davies, Gomez, Konate, Milner, Keita, Jones, Elliott, Nunez, Carvalho.
⭕ Man City XI: Ederson, Walker, Dias, Ake, Cancelo, Rodri, Bernardo, De Bruyne, Mahrez, Haaland, Grealish
👥Subs: Ortega Moreno, Phillips, Stones, Gundogan, Alvarez, Foden, Mbete, Palmer, Wilson-Esbrand
🔴 FT : Liverpool | 3 - 1 | Manchester City
21' | 1 - 0 | Trent Alexander-Arnold
70' | 1 - 1 | Julian Alvarez
83' | 2 - 1 | Mohamed Salah (pen.)90+4' | 3 - 1 | Darwin Nunez
Liverpool | DWDWWL
Liverpool will be wanting a better result here after the 0-1 Champions League losing effort in their last game against Real Madrid.
In that match, Liverpool had 54% possession and 24 attempts at goal with 9 on target. For their opponents, Real Madrid had 4 shots at goal with 2 on target. Vinicius Júnior (59') was the scorer for Real Madrid.
It’s been seldom in recent times where Liverpool have kept a clean sheet. The facts show that Liverpool have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 games, giving up 5 goals in the process.
Manchester City | WLWWDW
Manchester City head into the encounter following on from a 3-2 Premier League win with the eclipse of Aston Villa in their last outing.
In that game, Manchester City managed 71% possession and 25 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. For Manchester City, the goals were scored by İlkay Gündoğan (76', 81') and Rodri (78'). For their opponents, Aston Villa got 4 attempts at goal with 2 on target. Matty Cash (37') and Philippe Coutinho (69') scored for Aston Villa.
In as many as 6 of the previous 6 games involving Manchester City, at least three goals have been struck. The overall average number of goals per match during that spell is 4.67, with the number of goals averaged by Manchester City standing at 3.33. While that may be of interest, we must now wait to see if the trend shall be replicated in this upcoming game.
↔️ Head to head
Looking at their most recent head-to-head clashes stretching back to 02/07/2020 shows us that Liverpool have won 1 of these & Manchester City 2, with the number of draws standing at 3.
There were also plenty of goals scored in those games, 24 in total which averages out at 4 goals per match.
📰 Team News: Liverpool
There is just the sole fitness concern for the Liverpool gaffer Jürgen Klopp to contend with from of an almost fully healthy group of players. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (Hamstring Injury) won’t play.
📰 Team News: Manchester City
Due to a mostly available group, there is just the lone fitness issue for the Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola to be concerned about. Aymeric Laporte (Knee Surgery) misses out for this game.