English Premier League Highlights: Liverpool lost to Manchester City by 2-1
The big expected match of this New Year, the two top position holders in the points table, Liverpool and Manchester City collided with each other on this Friday 4th January, 2019. It was expected to be a grand match and it happened just like that. Manchester City confidently stopped the winning race of Liverpool on this night on their home turf. They beat Liverpool by 2-1 goal.
Sergio Aguero opened the score on 40th minute. Sergio Aguero now has scored 37 goals in EPL matches for Manchester City against Big Six teams. In the second half Roberto Firmino scored the equalizer on 64th minute. Game was equally balanced and overall balls possession was 51% to Liverpool. Took more chances to score again but in that meanwhile, Leroy Sane put the ball in back of the net at 72nd minute, gave City the lead.
They hold their lead till the end to snatch the precious three points against the Red Giants. Marvelous performance by Guardiola’s boys shockingly stops the winning race of Klopp’s team. With the win, Manchester City is in second slot with 50 points just trailing 4 points by Liverpool.