Football Talk: Liverpool v Manchester City preview - where the top-of-the-table match will be won and lost

Our Liverpool and Manchester writers look ahead to Sunday’s headline grabbing fixture at Anfield.

Heading into this weekend’s Premier League fixtures Liverpool and Manchester City sit atop the fledgling standings and few would bet against them being there at the end of the season.

On Sunday, the deposed champions host the reigning champions at Anfield.

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Their have certainly been some memorable tussles in recent years as Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola have fought it out for the title.

After being pipped by one point by City in 2018-19, Liverpool took the title the following year, only for the Cityzens to reclaim it last term.

These games have invariably proved pivotal and ahead of another huge game, LiverpoolWorld’s Will Rooney and ManchesterWorld’s Michael Plant discussed the latest team news and how they think both sides will line-up.

The pair also pondered how Trent Alexander-Arnold’s absence will affect the tactical makeup of the game, and how they expect the match to unfold at Anfield.

Will and Michael then turned their attentions to the title race and whether Sunday’s game will have a long-term impact at the top of the table, before finishing with their score predictions.