Time: 03h00 on December 23, 2022
Place: Etihad Stadium, Manchester, UK
Man City (4-2-3-1): Stefan Ortega, Sergio Gomez, Aymeric Laporte, Ruben Dias, Rico Lewis, Ilkay Gundogan, Rodri, Cole Palmer, Jack Grealish, Riyad Mahrez, Erling Haaland.
Liverpool (4-3-3): Caoimhin Kelleher, Konstantinos Tsimikas, Calvin Ramsay, Joe Gomez, Nathaniel Phillips, Jordan Henderson, Harvey Elliott, Alex Oxlade Chamberlain, Fabio Carvalho, Darwin Nunez, Roberto Firmino.
Statistical history is leaning in Liverpool’s side. After the last 6 encounters, The Kop has 3 victories, scored 12 goals, received 16 yellow cards. On the side of Man City, Pep Guardiola’s army won 1 victory, 2 draws; scored 11 goals, received 9 yellow cards. Specific results:
October 16, 2022: Liverpool 1-0 Man City (Premier League)
July 30, 2022: Liverpool 3-1 Man City (England Super Cup)
April 16, 2022: Man City 2-3 Liverpool (FA Cup)
April 10, 2022: Man City 2-2 Liverpool (Premier League)
October 3, 2021: Liverpool 2-2 Man City (Premier League)
February 7, 2021: Liverpool 1-4 Man City (Premier League).
Julian Alvarez will not be present when he has just attended the 2022 World Cup final. Pep Guardiola is likely to give opportunities to reserve elements, young talents in the Carabao Cup playground.
Goalkeeper Stefan Ortega started from the start. In the position of full-back, Sergio Gomez and Rico Lewis are two faces that deserve a chance. As a center forward, Erling Haaland is ready to play.
Coach Jurgen Klopp does not have the strongest squad. Three faces Arthur Melo, Luis Diaz, Diogo Jota continue to sit out by injury. Ibrahima Konate will be absent from the 2022 World Cup final.
Similar to Man City, The Kop has the ability to give the main kick opportunity to some reserve elements, young talents.
Caoimhin Kelleher, Joe Gomez, Calvin Ramsay, Konstantinos Tsimikas, Nathaniel Phillips make up the Anfield team’s defense. The attacking trio will be handled by Fabio Carvalho, Darwin Nunez, Roberto Firmino.
Ruben Dias: The Portuguese star is considered the mainstay of Man City’s defense. The certainty, solidity in the downline became the launching pad to help Pep Guardiola’s army go far this season.
Erling Haaland: Haaland did not attend the 2022 World Cup finals. Therefore, the Norwegian striker completely guaranteed 100% fitness for the match against Liverpool.
The former Borussia Dortmund star has become the main goalscorer this season with 18 goals and 3 assists in 1041 minutes of Premier League appearances.
“My English is not enough to describe him. Haaland brings great quality. He can shine even when playing in large spaces and tight spaces. It’s amazing.” Pep Guardiola praised the student.
Jordan Henderson: Henderson’s erratic form this season has invisibly reduced the strength of Liverpool’s midfield. Fans expect that the 32-year-old midfielder can regain 100% of his form.
Darwin Nunez: Nunez received great expectations from Klopp despite his inconsistent scoring performance. In the context of Diaz, Jota has not been able to return to the field, this is an opportunity for Nunez to seize the opportunity and regain the trust of fans and professionals.
Man City is appreciated more than Liverpool by performance and personnel force. Therefore, Pep Guardiola’s army can overcome the opponent to win tickets to play in the quarter-finals of the Carabao Cup. Whoscored site predicts Man City to win 2-1.
Man City 2-1 Liverpool.
Mr. Nguyen | 08:30 22/12/2022