Manchester City in a 3-1 win against Liverpool
Manchester City beat Liverpool 3-1 in a Premier League game - their first heavyweight clash of the new season, at Etihad Stadium on Monday.
While Liverpool dominated the first half, Man City came in strong with Stevan Jovetic scoring two goals and Sergio Aguero scoring one goal for Man City.
However, Manchester City’s Pablo Zabaleta scored an own goal for Liverpool.
Liverpool has had nine new signings since the departure of Luis Suarez to Barcelona. They are transforming their team and are currently adjusting to life without Suarez. Liverpool’s latest £16m signing, Mario Balotelli watched the game on Monday from the director’s box.
Manchester City Manager, Manuel Pellegrini was pleased with the result.
"We worked the whole game and played a very good team. We worked without the ball for 95 minutes and with the ball we made enough danger to score three goals,” said Pellegrini.
"When you play against a strong team you have to concentrate and our concentration and intensity was good. Liverpool are an important team and one that will be fighting for the title. It's so important to get six points from our first two games as it was a very difficult start for us.”
Man City will be facing the Stokes on Saturday at Etihad Stadium and Liverpool will be playing against Tottenham, at White Hart Lane on Sunday.
Photo Caption: Stevan Jovetic scores two goals for Man City agaisnt Liverpool. Photo courtesy of www.o.canada.com
Liverpool chief executive, Ian Ayre, has said that he is hoping that current captain Steven Gerrard will be able to return to the club on a loan deal from Los Angeles Galaxy next year.
Liverpool captain and midfielder, Steven Gerrard, has confirmed that he will be joining Los Angeles Galaxy on an 18 month contract after his deal with Anfield expires in July this year.
Liverpool is hoping to make an agreement with Lille OSC for the return of Belgium striker, Divock Origi, six months earlier than planned.
Liverpool manager, Brendan Rodgers, has said that he is pleased with his team’s performance against Arsenal yesterday; however, he admits that they cannot continue to draw matches.
Liverpool striker, Daniel Sturridge, has suffered a fresh thigh injury and may only be available for selection again in the New Year.
Belgium international forward, Divock Origi, has said that he will be happy to move to Liverpool, during the January transfer window, if his stay at Lille OSC is cut short.
Liverpool striker, Mario Balotelli, secured a 2-1 win for the Red’s in their Barclays Premier League match against Swansea City at Anfield on Tuesday evening.
Liverpool striker, Daniel Sturridge, has returned to training with the Reds after being sidelined for a month, following a thigh injury which he sustained on while playing in England’s Euro 2016 qualifier against Switzerland on 5 September.
Arsenal goalkeeper, Wojciech Szczesny, has said that his team will improve when they return to the Barclays Premier League from the international break, after a poor start to the season which saw them only winning two out of their seven matches thus far.
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