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Sergio Aguero returns terrorize Liverpool shaky defence as Man City face the Reds at An field on Saturday. The Argentine missed City last four games through suspension for his dangerous tackle on Chelsea David Luis in the dying moments of his side’ s 3-1 loss to the Blues.
Jurgen Klopp is not new to the busy December fixtures in the Premier League unlike his City counterpart Pep Guardiola who is having a first time experience on that.
Liverpool have the best attack in the league and if not for their defence they should be on top of the table but are presently sixpoints off the top spot. Both teams will want to end the year on a winning note and it is difficult to predict who will come out unscratched or they share the spoils.
Though Klopp had lost four of eight games against Guardiola during their spells in the Bundesliga in charge of Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich respectively. The German coach has made An filed a fortress and City have not won there in their last 14 attempts both in the league and Cup. Their last win at An field in the league was more
than 13 years ago.
While City are bolstered with the return of Aguero, Philippe Coutinho remained sideline for Liverpool alongside centre-back Joel Matip.
The Brazilian midfielder has not featured for the Reds since November when he damaged his ankle ligament and Matip also with miss his fourth consecutive match due to ankle injury.
Adam Lallana has been carrying the team in recent weeks. The English international has been involved in 13 Premier League this season, more than any midfielder. He is expected to continue this form against City
Liverpool Probable XI
Mignolet, Clyne, Lovren, Klavan, Milner, Henderson, Wijnaldum, Lallana, Mane, Origi, Firmino.