Written by DEPKES.ORG March 2023
Head-to-head – Liverpool are vying to complete a Premier League double against Manchester City for the third time, having done so in 2005-06 and 2015-16. – The Reds are 19 points behind their opponents in the table - the most they have trailed City immediately before facing them in a Premier League fixture.
Manchester City striker Erling Haaland is doubtful because of the groin issue which forced him to miss international duty with Norway.
Midfielder Phil Foden is out following surgery to remove his appendix.
Liverpool forward Darwin Nunez is in contention despite withdrawing from Uruguay's squad because of a cut to his ankle.
Long-term absentee Luis Diaz is nearing a return from a knee injury but this game comes too soon for the winger. Thiago, Naby Keita and Calvin Ramsay remain sidelined.