TTSK– Man City 1-1 Liverpool. This is the most notable match in round 13 of the Premier League. Man City is only 1 point ahead of Liverpool in the rankings, so this match will decide the top position.
Video Man City 1-1 Liverpool
The highlight match of round 13 of the Premier League is the great battle between Man City and Liverpool at Etihad Stadium. Erling Haaland still started from the start and Ake replaced Gvardiol on the left wing. On the Liverpool side, Darwin Nunez stands side by side with Jota and Salah in attack.
The match started attractively with quick moves. Man City dominated possession, but dangerous opportunities did not come soon.
In the 11th minute, Alisson passed the ball to Foden in the penalty area, but the Man City striker could not take advantage. A few minutes later, Nunez had a good header but Ederson still successfully saved. Alisson played risky again in the 18th minute. Luckily, Haaland didn’t have time to run in.
Goalkeeper Alisson continued to make mistakes in the 27th minute when he missed the ball. This time Liverpool had to pay the price when Haaland fired a decisive shot. At the end of the half, Foden almost scored but Alisson successfully saved. At the end of the first half, Man City had the advantage over Liverpool.
In the second half, Man City continued to overwhelm the opponent with coherent passes. Alvarez, Doku or Haaland all had good chances, but the home team’s strikers were too ungainly. The ball went into Liverpool’s net twice but was not recognized.
In the opposite direction, Liverpool attacked quite little and relied only on counterattacks. However, they still know how to create opportunities. Nunez almost scored but Ederson played excellently. In the 80th minute, Salah passed the ball to Arnold and the English full-back had a brilliant finish to bring Liverpool an equalizer.
In the remaining minutes, Man City pressed forward, but Haaland was once again ungainly with a diagonal header. In the end, the two teams tied in a 2-goal match. Pep Guardiola’s teachers and students can only blame themselves for attacking a lot but not being able to increase the gap.
FT: Man City 1-1 Liverpool
Man City: Haaland 27′
Liverpool: Arnold 80′
Man City: Ederson; Walker, Akanji, Dias, Ake; Rodri, Bernardo; Foden, Alvarez, Doku; Haaland.
Liverpool: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Tsimikas; Szoboszlai, Mac Allister, Jones; Salah, Nunez, Jota.
Man City entered this match after a dramatic draw with Chelsea (4-4), thereby ending the previous 5-match winning streak of coach Pep Guardiola’s team in all competitions. The advantage for Man City is playing at Etihad’s home field, where the defending Premier League champions are on a 23-match winning streak in all competitions, more than any other English team in the Premier League era has ever done. . In this series of matches, Man City strikers scored 76 goals and conceded only 11 goals.
On the opposite side of the field, Liverpool after a poor 2022/23 campaign is rising strongly this season. The jubilant 3-0 victory before the international break helped coach Jurgen Klopp’s team get their 8th victory since the beginning of the season and rose to 2nd in the rankings, equal to the 3rd place Arsenal but behind rival Man. City today 1 point.