10 Stats ahead of Manchester City v Liverpool

Manchester City and Liverpool will lock horns with each other at the Etihad Stadium in the Premier League later today.

City and Liverpool have arguably the two best and strongest squads in the Premier League, and both will fancy their chances of winning the league title.

Defending Premier League champions Liverpool are in good form at the moment and have recovered from the 7-2 hammering at the hands of Aston Villa at Villa Park.

Jurgen Klopp’s side are second in the Premier League table at the moment with 16 points from seven matches.

The Reds will head into the match against City on the back of a 5-0 win against Atalanta in Italy in the Champions League.

Meanwhile, City currently find themselves as low as 12th in the standings with 11 points from six matches.

Pep Guardiola’s side won 3-0 against Olympiakos at the Etihad Stadium in the Champions League in midweek following a 1-0 victory over Sheffield United away from home in the Premier League last weekend.

City against Liverpool promises to be a cracker, and ahead of the match, here are 10 interesting stats:

  • Manchester City have not won back-to-back league matches this season.
    Liverpool have won only three of their last nine league games.
    Manchester City have lost 99 Premier League home matches.
    Liverpool have conceded 27 goals in the league since winning the title last season.
     City and Liverpool have an average possession of 60% per match in the league this season.
    Liverpool have a pass success rate of 85% on average per game, Manchester City’s is 88%.
    Manchester City have kept a clean sheet in their last three competitive games.
    Liverpool and Manchester City have drawn just one of their last eight matches.
    Liverpool have won 28 points from losing positions this season.
    Pep Guardiola has suffered eight defeats against Jurgen Klopp.

*All stats are from BBC and WhoScored.