The Reds started the season in fine form but have not had results go their way. A 2-1 third round EFL Cup defeat to Chelsea was followed by a 1-1 draw in the league by the same opponent before they suffered a 1-0 defeat at Napoli in the Champions League in midweek.
Pep Guardiola’s men are in pole position in the top-flight but on goal difference. They needed an 87th minute goal from David Silva to give them a 2-1 win at Hoffenheim on Tuesday after they lost their Champions League Group F opener to Lyon.
Victory can’t be written off for the reigning Premier League champions and that’s why they are tipped to do so at odds of (2.75) with the same betting firm.
A stalemate in this fixture last surfaced during the 2016/17 season at the Etihad Stadium and (3.50) is on the table for another one.
With a combined 30 league goals between these two giants, punters expect a flurry of goals at Anfield. What’s more is that both sides have scored in 14 of the last 18 competitive games they’ve played against each other, averaging three goals per game.
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