‘It will be tight’: Dimitar Berbatov predicts Liverpool FC v Man City

Dimitar Berbatov is backing Man City to blow the title race wide open by beating Liverpool FC on Sunday

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff
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Dimitar Berbatov is backing Manchester City to blow the title race wide open by beating Liverpool FC at Anfield on Sunday.

The Reds are sitting six points clear of the defending Premier League champions at the top of the table.

Liverpool FC have managed to remain unbeaten in their opening 11 games, including victories over Arsenal, Chelsea FC, Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur.

Only Manchester United have managed to deny Jurgen Klopp’s side three points in the Premier League this season following a 1-1 draw with Liverpool FC at Old Trafford last month.

Manchester City have already lost two Premier League games this season following surprises defeats by promoted side Norwich City and Wolverhampton Wanderers.

The Citizens have won their last three Premier League games, including a 2-1 win against Southampton last weekend after coming from 1-0 down to rescue three points.

Former Manchester United striker Berbatov is backing Manchester City to beat Liverpool FC at Anfield on Sunday afternoon.

“Whoever plays in goal for Manchester City won’t be too much of a concern for Pep Guardiola, as he has faith in Ederson’s understudy Claudio Bravo,” Berbatov told Metro.

“The City manager will be aiming to come away from Anfield with three points on Sunday.

“It will be tight, and the first half could be a tactical chess match, but I’m backing City to nick this one and blow the title race wide open.”

The Reds haven’t won the Premier League title in their history.

Liverpool FC finished in second place in 2002, 2009, 2014 and 2018.

The Merseyside outfit are unbeaten in 16 Premier League games against Manchester City.

The Citizens haven’t won at Anfield since Nicolas Anelka scored against his former club back in May 2003.

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