Liverpool v Manchester City Prediction 04-08-2019
Saturday, 3:00 pm
England FA Community Shield
Jürgen Klopp‘s Red Army takes on The Citizens in a mouth watering FA Community Shield at Wembley Stadium; a teaser to the start of the 2019-2020 Premier League season.
Liverpool approach this tie following a (3-1) Club Friendly win over Lyon at the Stade de Genève on Wednesday.
The Reds fell behind in the opening four minutes from the penalty spot, but Roberto Firmino leveled the score thirteen minutes later.
Liverpool took the lead in the 21st minutes from an own goal, before 22 years old Harry Wilson sealed the victory in the 53rd minutes.
Manchester City on the other hand defeated Yokohama FM (3-1) in a club friendly last Saturday at the International Stadium Yokohama in Japan.
Kevin De Bruyne put City in front in the 18th minutes, but the lead was canceled five minutes later.
Raheem Sterling restored the lead in the 40th minutes, before Lukas Nmecha sealed the win deep into stoppage time.
Players to watch
Roberto Firmino got on the score sheet in Liverpool’s (2-1) lost at the Etihad last season.
Raheem Sterling has score at least a goal in each of City last two friendly games.
Prediction: Over 2.5 goals
Reason for Liverpool v Manchester City Prediction 04-08-2019
Six of their last seven head to head encounters in all competitions have had over 2.5 goals.
Over 2.5 goals have been scored in each of Liverpool’s last seven Club friendly games.