The late kick-off of the Saturday fixtures in the Premier League will see Liverpool welcome Pep Guardiola and his men to Anfield in a top of the table battle. In their previous encounter, Guardiola has had an edge over the German but a game at the Anfield will be an entire different game due to the current form in which the Reds have approached games, although they have also conceded some cheap goals this season.

Manchester City have exhibited the Spaniard’s philosophy of free-flowing football this season but lacked bite in some games, However, their fight-back win over Arsenal could give them confidence going into the clash.

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In a 4-3-3 formation, It is expected that Simon Mignolet will start in-goal, while the Nathaniel Clyne and James Milner keep their places at right and left back respectively; Dejan Lovren and Klavan should be at centre-back.

The midfield area is expected to see Adam Lallana, Giorgio Wijnaldum and skipper, Jordan Henderson.

Origi will lead the attack with Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino to assist from the flanks.

Probable Line-up: Simon Mignolet, Clyne, Lovren, Klavan, Milner- Henderson, Lallana, Wijnaldum- Mane, Firmino, Origi.

Manchester City probable Line-up: 4-2-3-1

Claudio Bravo- Gael Clichy, Pablo Zabaleta, Otamendi, Stones- Yaya Toure, Fernandinho- De Bruyne, Silva, Sterling, Aguero.

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