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Pep Guardiola’s side will give Jurgen Klopp’s title-winners a guard of honour as they emerge onto the pitch.
City are almost certainly set to finish second this season but will want to keep the squad finding form and fitness in league games to benefit them in the two cups they still have to play for.
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For the Reds it’s now about trying to clock up a record number of points in the season and preparing for 2020/21.
Here’s all you need to know ahead of kick-off.
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When is it and what time is kick-off?
The match will begin at 8.15pm on Thursday 2 July at the Etihad Stadium.
How can I watch it online and on TV?
The match will be broadcast live on Sky Sports Premier League, Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Ultra HD.
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Man City have Sergio Aguero out injured and Fernandinho is suspended after his red card against Chelsea. Eric Garcia remains a doubt.
Liverpool are without Joel Matip for the rest of the season, while James Milner is also a potential absentee. Xherdan Shaqiri is back in training but unlikely to play yet.
Man City: Ederson, Walker, Eric Garcia, Laporte, Mendy, Rodri, Gundogan, Foden, De Bruyne, Sterling, Gabriel Jesus
Liverpool: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, Van Dijk, Robertson; Fabinho, Henderson, Wijnaldum; Salah, Firmino, Mane
Man City: 16/11
50′ – Man City 3-0 Liverpool
Alexander-Arnold throws the ball straight in to Jesus, who goes close to scoring. Then Sterling races through the middle and it takes a Fabinho tackle to deflect his shot wide.
48′ – Man City 3-0 Liverpool
Sterling and Alexander-Arnold have a few words with each other after a tussle in the corner. Alisson claims the corner to prevent any further damage.
We are back underway and the Reds have made a change at the break.
LIV sub: Oxlade-Chamberlain on for Gomez. Should see Fabinho into the back line.
Not the best defensive work we’ve ever seen from Liverpool, but City have been phenomenally clinical. The expected goals from that half are 1.47 – 0.26, which highlights just how good this finishing has been on almost every chance.
Man City 3-0 Liverpool
Bit of a response here from City, if not necessarily a statement. One or two Liverpool defenders not quite at their usual imperious best, it’s fair to say.
45+2′ – Man City 3-0 Liverpool
Another half-chance for Liverpool, but a through-pass isn’t accurate and then Salah lofts a cross over everyone’s head.
GOAL! – Man City 3-0 Liverpool
44′ – Brilliant goal. Foden and De Bruyne with a quick exchange of passes around Robertson and the young Englishman buries a clipped finish.
Seems that earlier yellow card was for Mendy, not for Jesus. Apologies, Gabriel.
41′ – Man City 2-0 Liverpool
Walker has to intercept a cross by chesting it back to Ederson, who saves on the stretch. Gabriel Jesus appears to be booked for dissent.
38′ – Man City 2-0 Liverpool
Klopp not looking too happy, but the difference here is fine margins. It has been equal in terms of chances, but some clinical finishing from City while the Reds have been denied by woodwork and goalkeeper.
GOAL! – Man City 2-0 Liverpool
34′ – Sterling doubles the lead! A quick break sees Robertson caught out of position, Foden plays it to Sterling and he finishes inside the near post for two.
32′ – Man City 1-0 Liverpool
Liverpool’s press almost pays dividends again, but Firmino and Fabinho between them can’t quite give Salah a shooting chance. Rodri caught in possession again there.
29′ – Man City 1-0 Liverpool
Mane goes flying past Garcia who ends in a heap on the ground. He’s into the area and has a chance to shoot, but instead tries to tee up Salah and Rodri intercepts.
25′ – Man City 1-0 Liverpool
Drinks break after that opening goal.
GOAL! Man City 1-0 Liverpool
24′ – Up steps De Bruyne and the Belgian buries it into the bottom corner, sending Alisson the wrong way. City lead.
23′ – Man City 0-0 Liverpool
Penalty to Man City! Gomez grapples with Sterling in the area, he goes down and it’s a yellow for the centre-back.
22′ – Man City 0-0 Liverpool
De Bruyne tries to take on Van Dijk and wants a penalty, but doesn’t get one and the ref pulls it back for an earlier foul instead.
19′ – Man City 0-0 Liverpool
Woodwork! Firmino with a fine touch and reverse pass, Salah cuts inside on his left foot and drills one past Ederson—but it clatters the base of the post, hits Mane and bounces out for a goal-kick.
18′ – Man City 0-0 Liverpool
Two runs which don’t quite work out: Salah races behind the defence but Robertson’s through ball is well overhit.
At the other end De Bruyne finds space in midfield and threads one for Jesus, but again he has run too early and is well offside, and Alisson saves anyway.
14′ – Man City 0-0 Liverpool
Good pressing from Henderson and Firmino but City just about play the ball out with Mane lurking. De Bruyne beats Alexander-Arnold at the other end, but Fabinho is there to clear.
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