Manchester City host Liverpool on Thursday night in the Premier League.

It could have been a clash to confirm the title, but City’s defeat at Chelsea handed the Reds the trophy late last week.

Pep Guardiola’s side have since recovered with a win in the FA Cup, but will hope to show their league form is still capable of beating the top sides, too.

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Liverpool have enjoyed a break since their win over Crystal Palace and will receive a guard of honour from the City players ahead of kick-off.

Here’s all you need to know before the game.

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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.

If you’re not a Sky customer you can grab a NOWTV Day Pass here to watch without a subscription.

Team news

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.

Predicted line-ups

Man City: Ederson; Walker, Otamendi, Laporte, Mendy; Rodri, De Bruyne, D Silva; Mahrez, B Silva, Sterling.

Liverpool: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, Van Dijk, Robertson; Fabinho, Henderson, Wijnaldum; Salah, Firmino, Mane.


Man City: 16/11

Draw: 3/1

Liverpool: 5/2

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