Virgil van Dijk to miss City clash

Suso of Milan gestures during the Serie A match between FC Crotone and AC Milan

Suso of Milan gestures during the Serie A match between FC Crotone and AC Milan

If unbeaten City can leave Anfield unscathed, they will have only 15 more matches in which to avoid defeat as they aim to emulate the achievements of Arsenal in 2003-04 and Preston in 1888-89, who both went an entire top-flight season without losing.

It wasn't until he had a discussion with boss Pep Guardiola that the performances started to improve at the Etihad. Kane has hinted that Spurs will need to match his ambitions if they wish to hang on to him.

Jurgen Klopp eventually got his man and Reds legend Souness believes the 26-year-old has the potential to follow in some illustrious footsteps on Merseyside.

Liverpool are unbeaten in 18 games in all competitions at Anfield.

Liverpool have Salah (groin) back from injury to face City, however, this game has come too soon for the likes of striker Daniel Sturridge (hamstring), captain Jordan Henderson (hamstring) and left-back Alberto Moreno (ankle). He had received criticism during his first season, but he needed time to adapt and build his team.

"I feel that at a big club like Liverpool they should have a No 1 goalkeeper". Alexis Sanchez remains a constant target. Liverpool played well against us. His fellow countryman has been one of the team's standout players this season.

Roberto Firmino dinked a clever shot in off the post following a through-ball by Oxlade-Chamberlain and just two minutes later Sadio Mane smashed a shot into the top corner to make it 3-1. He is relentless in his defensive contribution as he presses high up the pitch and his distribution in attack is superb.

The problem with playing that way for Liverpool is that they'll end up having to mark man for man and if you stack City's attacking talent up against Liverpool's rear-guard, unfortunately, there's only going to be one victor. "That's very important for us".

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The Belgian worldwide has taken another step forward since Pep Guardiola took over as manager. The question is whether that is because he has not played often enough to be sure of his angles or whether, more bluntly, he simply isn't good enough at this level. There will be others that disagree with that, but he has the opportunity to prove it against Liverpool this weekend.

"I can imagine it's not attractive for the spectators when we play teams with 10 players around their own box, just defending and hoping for a set-piece or throw-in, anything".

That's why this match ended 4-3, with all seven goals coming from open play.

"Alexis would have played, but it's a hard period for him".

If anyone is to finally beat City in the Premier League this year, Liverpool have perhaps the best chance of doing it due to their excellent head-to-head history against Pep Guardiola's men. £75M winter acquisition Virgil Van Dijk is also touted to feature in the backline of the hosts.

The Belgian defender is sidelined by the latest occurrence of a troublesome calf injury which forced him off after only 11 minutes of the win at Newcastle United on December 27. It's a big game for us and we are going to plan as much as possible. Here are three takeaways from what could be the match of the season.

Yet Guardiola and co. will know that Liverpool are well capable of puffing out their chests and achieving what would be a huge statement with three points. In recent weeks, they have been less dominant, but they continue to win matches and that does create a sense of invincibility.

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