Manchester City are all set to host Liverpool for the second time in 8 days. The Cityzens failed to breach the Liverpool fort last time when they faced in the Premier League. However, this time, it is the FA Cup semi-finals.
Only one side will have the chance to complete the treble that Sir Alex Ferguson has achieved. Ahead of the enthralling game, here are the facts that you need to know.
𝐌 𝐀 𝐓 𝐂 𝐇 𝐃 𝐀 𝐘
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) April 16, 2022
Manchester City vs Liverpool: Match Details
Venue: Wembley Stadium, London
Time: 08:00 PM IST, Saturday
Live Streaming details: The game will be live-streamed on the Sony LIV application and Sony Network
Manchester City vs Liverpool: Things you need to know
- This is the first time Manchester City will face Liverpool in the FA Cup fixture after 18 years. In that game, Liverpool registered a 1-0 win over Kevin Keegan’s side.
- This is the third time Manchester City will face Liverpool at Wembley. Both times, the games failed to conclude. Manchester City triumphed over Liverpool on both occasions through penalty shootouts.
- This is the second-ever semifinals for Liverpool in the last decade. Their last semi-final appearance came in 2015 against Aston Villa. Aston Villa defeated Liverpool 2-1 in that fixture.
- This is the first FA Cup semi-final meeting between the top-two placed sides of the English Premier League since 2016-17. Last time, Chelsea faced Tottenham Hotspur and ran 4-2 winners over the North London outfit. It is the third time in the last 23 years of English football.
City v Liverpool: 𝙍𝙞𝙨𝙚 𝙤𝙛 𝙖 𝙧𝙞𝙫𝙖𝙡𝙧𝙮
We take a look back at how this fascinating fixture became such an intriguing and iconic sporting rivalry over the course of the past decade…
— Manchester City (@ManCity) April 16, 2022
Manchester City vs Liverpool: Prediction
Manchester City and Liverpool have failed to defeat each other in the Premier League both times they met. Both games ended in a 2-2 draw. However, this time, one team needs to go out of the campaign. We predict Manchester City to eke out a win in a closely contested fixture.
Score: Manchester City 3-2 Liverpool