Manchester City will definitely have the momentum with them given they are coming fresh from a victory over Hoffenheim in UEFA Champions League while Liverpool hit a snag after facing 1-0 defeat to Napoli.
"I didn't want to lose at Napoli but, if you ask me which is the best preparation mood wise, it's losing a game". City managed to come from behind and find a late victor at Hoffenheim to record a 2-1 victory, while Liverpool were hit by a late victor in Napoli losing the game 1-0.
"I've said it a few times, that if we couldn't be champions last season then Manchester City are very welcome", the Liverpool boss told Sky Sports. "I know how they fight", he said, adding, "go to Anfield, win, lose, whatever".
[Lallana] is in full training, we have to see.
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But he insists Sunday is their chance to make a statement in their bid to retain the Premier League for the first time in the club's history. I suspect he won't change and will hope Klopp's side are exhausted from the midweek trip to Napoli.
Having won their first seven matches of 2018-19 in all competitions, Jurgen Klopp's side have come unstuck in the past week, albeit in some hard fixtures.
Liverpool do however have a good record against Man City. "I'm going for Liverpool to win 3-2".
Liverpool beat Manchester City three times in 2017/18 - once to end their unbeaten Premier League run and twice in the Champions League quarter-finals. For Salah, it was the first one, so we will see in seven or eight years.
"Most points: 100. Most goals scored: 106".
"I have a really good relationship with Pep". We will make a decision when he has spoken to the doctor. The Guinean midfielder stayed overnight in a Naples hospital after suffering a back spasm. Benjamin Mendy is also fit for the game, and the return of the French global is another positive for Pep to ponder in his team selection.