It's the clash of the table toppers as Liverpool host Manchester City at the Anfield in Liverpool on Sunday, October 7, 2018. The kick-off time of the match is scheduled at 16:30 BST, 15:30 GMT.

Liverpool has enjoyed a great start to the season so far.

The only thing which differentiates the club from Manchester City is the goal difference in the 2018-19 Premier League. Liverpool is currently placed at no.2 on the league table, with six wins and a draw from their seven games. Daniel Sturridge's late goal at Stamford Bridge gave helped them to secure a 1-1 draw last week, which also meant they could hold on to their unbeaten record for some time.

Though, Liverpool should be pumped after their 1-0 loss in the champion league game mid-week.

The defending champions of the Premier League title have been dominating so far this season. Manchester City, placed at the no.1 spot on the league table, are yet to lose a game having won six and drawn one from their seven games. With an ample amount of confidence from back-to-back wins against Southampton (in EPL) and Hoffenheim (in champions league), the club will be recurring to go and win this one to break Liverpool's unbeaten record.

Keita to return at Anfield

Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita is expected to return to the side after a back spasm he suffered during the game against Napoli forced him to spend the Wednesday night in a hospital. BBC reported that Adam Lallana is close to making his comeback and might be seen in action against Manchester City on Sunday.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will remain in the sidelines having failed to recover quickly.

Kevin De Bruyne fit and ready

Manchester City duo Kevin De Bruyne and Benjamin Mendy were seen in the training session on Saturday, as BBC predicts that the two can feature during Sunday's clash.

Fabian Delph is expected to stay out of this clash with his injury, while Ilkay Gundogan selection on Sunday will depend on a fitness held before the game. Goalkeeper Claudio Bravo is also likely to miss this game with fitness still not on his side.

The match will be televised live on the Sky Sports channel in the United Kingdom, while the live streaming will be available on Sky Go Extra.

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