No winner in this clash
At the end of an exceptional match, neither of the two teams will leave with the three points of victory. In the standings, status quo therefore. Manchester City remain leaders of the Championship with a small point ahead of the Liverpool Reds.
The match point for Mahrez
Incredible! Riyad Mahrez tries a lob over Alisson but the ball is off target. It was the match point for the Cityzens.
Four more minutes
There are four minutes left if both teams are to score a winning goal in this clash of the 32nd day of the Premier League.
What a free kick from Mahrez!
Mahrez was very close to giving victory to his team. The Algerian comes to light on a distant free kick which ends its race on the post of Alisson.
Van Dijk receives a yellow card
Virgil Van Dijk makes an anti-play foul on Kevin De Bruyne who took the direction of Alisson’s cages.
Rodri’s center pushed back
Nice intervention from Matip who, with the tip of his foot, pushes back the cross of Rodri who had struggled to bring danger to Alisson’s cages.
Sadio Mané leaves
Just after the change from Manchester City, the German technician decides to respond to Guardiola by bringing in Firmino in place of Sadio Mané.
Jack Grealish replaces Jesus
Pep Guardiola makes a new change with the entry into play of Jack Grealish in place of the Cityzens’ second goalscorer, Gabriel Jesus.
Big mistake by Fabinho
The Liverpool midfielder is guilty of a very big sole on his former AS Monaco teammate Bernardo Silva. Anthony Taylor shows the yellow card.
What a work of Mahrez
On one of his first balls, Riyad Mahrez is already setting fire to the defense of the Reds. The Algerian controls a long ball before challenging Robertson and finding de Bruyne who fails to improve the ball.
Henderson gives way
Jürgen Klopp makes a second change in this meeting. He takes out his captain Jordan Henderson and is replaced by Naby Keïta. The armband is now around Van Dijk’s arm.
First change for Pep Guardiola and Manchester City. Riyad Mahrez replaces Raheem Sterling for the last fifteen minutes of the game.
Jesus strikes in the small nets
De Bruyne launches Jesus in the depth but the Brazilian striker favors the individual solution and shoots towards Alisson’s cages but his ball ends up in the small net outside the Brazilian’s cages.
Salah not far from finding the flaw
Mohamed Salah is eccentric on the right side, manages to transplant in the axis before rolling up but Laporte manages to get this ball out of the frame from the hip. Anthony Taylor didn’t see the defender’s deflection and signaled a six-yarder.
Luis Diaz comes into play
Former FC Porto player Luis Diaz comes on as substitute for Liverpool’s first goalscorer Diogo Jota.
Van Dijk wins his duel
Kevin De Bruyne launches Sterling in depth who launches into a duel with the great Dutch defender of Liverpool who wins this face to face quite easily.
Goal disallowed for Sterling
On a superb ball from Kevin De Bruyne, Raheem Sterling manages to slip the ball between the legs of Alisson but the video cancels out the goal of the former Liverpool Reds player.
Yellow card for Thiago
Liverpool midfielder Thiago Alcantara is shown a yellow card by Anthony Taylor after a poorly controlled tackle on Kevin De Bruyne.
Van Dijk saves his camp
Virgil Van Dijk performs an exceptional defensive gesture while Alisson had been beaten by Gabriel Jesus, author of a grandiose individual number.
Game time is approaching
It’s almost time for play at the Etihad Stadium in this clash of the 32nd day of the Premier League which keeps all its promises. For the moment, the suspense is total.
Superb intervention by Ederson
Mohamed Salah gives a ball delight from the outside of the foot towards Jota who also chooses this surface of foot to shoot but Ederson makes a nice save.
It started again on excellent bases
After five minutes of disputed in this second act, the match started again on excellent bases. The meeting remains undecided and very interesting to follow.
Robertson’s cross is too long
After an offensive movement from the Reds, Robertson finds himself alone in his right lane and sends a cross that is too long for Salah.
Incredible! After 46 seconds in the second period, Mohamed Salah launches perfectly deep Sadio Mané who concludes perfectly in front of Ederson.
Here we go again
Start of the second half at the Etihad Stadium. Anthony Taylor has just kicked off this second act. Manchester City leads 2-1 after a high quality first 45 minutes.
End of the first period
Anthony Taylor whistles and puts an end to this magnificent first period. Manchester City lead two goals to one thanks to goals from De Bruyne and Jesus. Diogo Jota scored for the Reds.
Two minutes of added time
There are two minutes of added time in this first half of this clash of the 32nd day of the Premier League.
On a free kick from Foden, Aymeric Laporte stands out and takes the flat foot but Alisson manages to deflect on his post. Eventually, Anthony Taylor’s assistant raises his flag for an offside position.
What a tackle from Laporte!
Jota had entered the penalty area but Aymeric Laporte made a superb sliding tackle to prevent the Portuguese striker from Liverpool from striking.
Sterling close to scoring
On an express counter initiated by Bernardo Silva, Phil Poden manages to center towards Sterling who is embarrassed by the defensive gesture of Robertson.
Bernardo Silva receives a yellow card
Former Monegasque Bernardo Silva fouls Robertson and is cautioned by Anthony Taylor. This is the second caution of this match after that of Robertson.
Pep Guardiola warms up the crowd
Shortly after this goal from Gabriel Jesus, Pep Guardiola asked the public at the Etihad Stadium to make even more noise.
Jesus restores the advantage to the Cityzens
It’s 2-1 for Manchester City. Joao Cancelo delivers a real caviar towards Gabriel Jesus who takes over Trent Alexander-Arnold before deceiving Alisson using the bar.
Cancelo strike worries Alisson
Joao Cancelo is still alert in depth and manages to get into a striking position. His attempt is deflected and ends up in the small nets of Alisson who had dived.
Beautiful defense of Alexander-Arnold
Trent Alexander-Arnold makes a superb defensive tackle to prevent Manchester City’s counter from going all the way.
Big opportunity for De Bruyne
Joao Cancelo is faster than Alexander-Arnold to overrun. The Portuguese side then returns to the center and finds De Bruyne in the area who performs a sequence of control strikes which passes next to Alisson’s cages.
Robertson is warned
Anthony Taylor releases the first card of the game. Andy Robertson is booked for a delayed intervention on Kevin De Bruyne.
Rodri’s head leaks Stones
What an opportunity for Manchester City. On a free kick subtly taken by Kevin De Bruyne, Rodri is alone and far post but his handover is a little too long for John Stones.
The fright for Ederson
The heat stroke at the Etihad Stadium! Ederson is a little too quiet to raise and is scared in front of Diogo Jota who was very close to countering.
Foden’s retreating center does not find a taker
Phil Foden had made the difference on the left side and center back but Jesus and Sterling made the same call towards the cages and could not recover the ball.
Superb gesture from Thiago
What a defensive gesture from Thiago Alcantara. On a small ball slipped towards Sterling, the Englishman was about to strike but the former Bayern midfielder placed his foot to save the Reds.
Van Dijk steps in
Kyle Walker, launched in depth on his right side, manages to cross but Virgil Van Dijk intervenes and concedes the corner.
Excellent return from Laporte
Andy Robertson launches into the depth Mohamed Salah who seemed ahead of Laporte but the Spanish international defender manages to place his foot to prevent the Egyptian from controlling.
Jesus shot captured by Alisson
On a good movement from Manchester City, Gabriel Jesus takes his chance with a flat foot in the penalty area but Alisson is well placed and collects the ball.
It went very well in this shock! Diogo Jota allows the Reds to equalize after a superb collective sequence from Klopp’s men. On a center at the far post towards Alexander-Arnold, the latter sets back towards Jota who deceives Ederson.
The disagreement in the defense of the Reds
Virgil Van Dijk and Alisson do not understand each other in front of Sterling who was almost able to take advantage of the situation to recover the ball and score.
A smoke momentarily interrupts the match
The game is interrupted for a few seconds after a smoke bomb is launched on the lawn of the Etihad Stadium.
Kevin De Bruyne already opens the scoring
He is the providential man of the moment and in this shock he is no exception to the rule. On a free kick quickly played by Bernardo Silva, Kevin De Bruyne approaches the surface and takes his chance. His strike is deflected by Matip and ends up in Alisson’s cages.
Exceptional stop by Alisson
The duel between Sterling and Alisson is won magnificently by the Liverpool goalkeeper.
Both teams are pressing
From the start of the match, the two teams do not hesitate to press their opponent when the latter has the ball.
Let’s go at the Etihad Stadium
The kick-off of this clash of the 32nd day of the Premier League is given. The referee of the meeting Anthony Taylor has just whistled to start the hostilities.
A duel of coaches
This match will also be the occasion for a confrontation in style between two great coaches of European football. Before this meeting, Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola have each won nine matches in all competitions after their direct confrontations. On four occasions, the two men separated by a draw.
The top scorers in this confrontation since 2003
Since 2003, Mohamed Salah has scored the most goals in this confrontation. With 8 goals in 13 matches played, he is ahead of Sergio Aguero who has 7 goals in 17 matches played. Sadio Mané and Roberto Firmino are also among the top scorers in this poster with 5 goals each.
The composition of Liverpool
Jürgen Klopp also arranged his team in 4-3-3 with the presence in defense in attack of Diogo Jota preferred to Firmino. Here is Liverpool’s starting XI: Alisson – Alexander Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson – Thiago, Fabinho, Henderson – Salah, Jota, Mané.
Manchester City roster
Pep Guardiola’s side will be laid out in a 4-3-3 formation with a trio of Foden-Jesus-Sterling forwards. Here is the composition of the Skyblues: Ederson – Walker, Stones, Laporte, Cancelo – De Bruyne (cap), Rodri, B.Silva – Foden, Jesus, Sterling.
Hello everyone and welcome to the RMC Sport website to follow the huge shock of this 32nd day of the Premier League between Manchester City and Liverpool live. The Cityzens, leaders of the Championship, have only a small point ahead of their opponents of the day. The winner of this meeting could take a big step towards the title a few days before the end of the season.