Liverpool and Manchester City will face off on Sunday with the visitors seeking to increase their advantage at the top of the Premier League and the Reds looking to consolidate their top-four status.
Both sides return to league action after featuring in the FA Cup last weekend, with City also coming from behind to win 2-1 in the EFL Cup in midweek after Pep Guardiola chose to rotate some of his players for the visit of Bristol City.
Man City have begun the year with three wins from three games, while Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool have recorded 2-1 wins in both their matches in 2018 - against Burnley and Everton in the league and FA Cup respectively.
|Game||Liverpool vs Manchester City|
|Date||Sunday, January 14|
|Time||16:00 GMT / 11:00 ET|
|Stream (US only)||fuboTV (7-day free trial)|
TV CHANNEL & LIVE STREAM
In the United Kingdom (UK), the match will be available to watch live on television on Sky Sports Main Event or Sky Sports Premier League and streamed online via Sky Go.
|UK TV channel||Online stream|
|Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Premier League||Sky Go|
In the United States (US), the Premier League can be watched live and on-demand with fuboTV (7-day free trial).
|US TV channel||Online stream|
|NBC Sports, Telemundo||fuboTV|
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SQUADS & TEAM NEWS
|Defenders||Gomez, Alexander-Arnold, Robertson, Matip, Van Dijk, Lovren, Klavan|
|Midfielders||Can, Milner, Wijnaldum, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Lallana|
|Forwards||Firmino, Salah, Mane, Sturridge, Solanke, Ings, Woodburn|
Following the departure of Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona, Jurgen Klopp was handed some positive news as Mohamed Salah returned to training after missing the past two games.
Daniel Sturridge could also feature for the first time in over a month, but Alberto Moreno, Jordan Henderson and Nathaniel Clyne are still absent.
Potential Liverpool starting XI: Mignolet, Gomez, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson, Can, Wijnaldum, Lallana, Mane, Salah, Firmino.
|Position||Manchester City players|
|Goalkeepers||Ederson, Bravo, Grimshaw|
|Defenders||Walker, Danilo, Stones, Mangala, Adarabioyo, Otamendi, Duhaney|
|Midfielders||Sterling, Gundogan, Delph, De Bruyne, Sane, Bernardo, D. Silva, Fernandinho, Zinchenko, Toure, Diaz|
Guardiola will have to continue without the injured trio of Benjamin Mendy, Phil Foden and Gabriel Jesus, who are still not ready to return to action.
Vincent Kompany is moving closer to a comeback, but is unlikely to feature against Liverpool, with John Stones and Nicolas Otamendi set to feature at centre-back once more.
Potential Manchester City starting XI: Ederson, Walker, Otamendi, Stones, Delph, Fernandinho, D. Silva, De Bruyne, Sterling, Sane, Aguero.
BETTING & MATCH ODDS
Man City are 13/10 favourites to win according to dabblebet, with Liverpool priced at 21/10 to win in front of their fans at Anfield. A draw is available at 5/2.
Liverpool's top scorer Mohamed Salah is priced at 5/1 to score first, while Sergio Aguero is 7/2 to open the scoring for City.
Manchester City will be looking to pick up where they left off in the Premier League, hoping to make it 23 games without defeat. They have won 20 of their games so far and have a commanding lead at the top of the table, and are 15 points ahead of second-placed Manchester United.
Just three points separate United and Liverpool in fourth, with Spurs and Arsenal three and five points further behind. A win for Liverpool would help them stay in the running for a Champions League spot, but Klopp has to plan for life without talisman Philippe Coutinho.
Virgil van Dijk is likely to make his first Premier League start for his new club, having broken Benjamin Mendy's €57 million mark as the world's most expensive defender. The Dutch centre-back made his competitive debut by scoring the winner against rivals Everton in the FA Cup, and will be eager to continue his dream start by helping the Reds to a win over Man City.
Sergio Aguero will lead the line for City again with Jesus sidelined, leading to increased talk about a January transfer for Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez to provide more firepower for the second half of the season.