LIVERPOOL. Liverpool tops Manchester City 1-0 after M. Salah scored just 1 goal (76′). Manchester City was unquestionably better in terms of ball possession (64%).
Liverpool remained with 10 players after J. Klopp received a red card in the 86′.
The match was played at the Anfield stadium in Liverpool on Sunday and it started at 4:30 pm local time. The referee was Anthony Taylor with the help of Gary Beswick and Adam Nunn. The 4th official was Andy Madley. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold at 11.5 degrees Celsius or 52.75 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 75%.
- ! 37 Ball Possession 63
- 13 Total 16
- 3 On Target 5
- 10 Off Target 11
- 3 Shots blocked 6
- 67 Attack 137
- 35 Dangerous attack 73
- 92 Ball safe 109
- 7 Free Kicks 13
- 0 Penalties 0
- 5 Corners 6
- 10 Total 7
- 3 Yellow Cards 1
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 5 Substitutions 1
Manchester City was in firm control of the ball 64% while Liverpool was struggling with a 36% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Manchester City was more aggressive with 73 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 5 were on target. Notwithstanding, Liverpool was able to find the solution to win this match.
Liverpool shot 13 times, 3 on target, 10 off target. On the other side, Manchester City shot 16 times, 5 on target, 11 off target.
Liverpool received 3 yellow cards (Fabinho, Thiago and Diogo Jota). Regarding the opposition, Manchester City received 1 yellow card (M. Akanji).
(Liverpool) was sent off after receiving a red card in the (86′).
After this encounter, Liverpool will have 13 points like Brentford and AFC Bournemouth to sit in the 8th place. Regarding the opposition, Manchester City will stay with 23 points like Tottenham Hotspur to remain in the 2nd place.
In the next match in the Premier League, Liverpool will play away with Southampton on the 28th of May with a 14-6 head to head in favor of Liverpool (3 draws).
Manchester City will play away agasint Brentford on the 28th of May with a 2-0 head to head statistic in favor of Manchester City (0 draws).
Liverpool – Formation
Liverpool started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Jürgen Klopp decided to play with the following team: Alisson, James Milner , Joe Gomez , Virgil van Dijk , Andrew Robertson , Fabinho , Thiago Alcântara , Harvey Elliott , Mohamed Salah , Diogo Jota and Roberto Firmino .
The home team had on the bench: Nathaniel Phillips, Fabio Carvalho, Jordan Henderson , Curtis Jones, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Darwin Núñez , Konstantinos Tsimikas, Stefan Bajcetic Maquieira and Caoimhin Kelleher.
Liverpool made 5 changes: R. Firmino for D. Nunez (72′), M. Salah for F. Carvalho (72′), Fabinho for J. Henderson (72′), M. Salah for T. Alexander-Arnold (90′) and Diogo Jota for K. Tsimikas (90′).
Best player: Alisson
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Liverpool was the goalkeeper: Alisson. His rating is 7.91. He performed 5 saves.
Manchester City – Formation
Manchester City started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
Josep Guardiola i Sala played with: Ederson, João Cancelo , Manuel Akanji , Rúben Dias , Nathan Aké , Kevin De Bruyne , Rodri , İlkay Gündoğan , Bernardo Silva , Erling Haaland and Phil Foden .
The following players were sitting on the bench: Aymeric Laporte, Rico Lewis, Jack Grealish, Julián Álvarez, Riyad Mahrez, Cole Palmer, Stefan Ortega, Sergio Gómez and Josh Wilson-Esbrand.
Manchester City made only 1 change substituting I. Gundogan for J. Alvarez (89′).
Best player: Rodri
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Manchester City was Rodri.
His rating iswith 83 passes (91% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 9 duels out of 12. He performed 1 cross.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Premier League.
- Southampton – West Ham United – 1-1
- Manchester United – Newcastle United – 0-0
- Liverpool – Manchester City – 1-0
- Leeds United – Arsenal – 0-1
- Aston Villa – Chelsea – 0-2