Manchester City v Liverpool: Time, channel, live stream and team news

Liverpool are in action for the first time since being crowned Premier League champions
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Manchester City host Liverpool tonight as the visitors prepare to receive a guard of honour from last season’s champions.

It will be Liverpool’s first match since clinching the title last week when Chelsea defeated Man City at Stamford Bridge.

With regards to tonight’s clash, you can follow live updates of the match right here on the NewsChain website via our live blog.

City have not been beaten at home in the league by Liverpool since November 2015, just six weeks after manager Jurgen Klopp took charge at Anfield.

But the Reds demolished City 3-1 when the two sides met in November and did win at the Etihad back in April 2018 in the Champions League.

Here is everything you need to know ahead of tonight’s game between the former champions and newly-crowned successors.

What time is kick-off?

Manchester City v Liverpool kicks off at 8:15pm GMT on Thursday, July 2.

What channel is it on?

Coverage of Manchester City v Liverpool will be live from 8pm on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League after the conclusion of Sheffield United v Tottenham

There will also be a ‘Watch Along’ of the game broadcast on Sky Sports Football at the same time.

Where can I stream Manchester City v Liverpool?

Sky Sports customers will be able to watch the match live through the use of the Sky Go app. For non-customers, this is £5.99 for a mobile month pass

The game will also be available on the NOW TV app. This is £9.99 for a day pass or £25 for a three-month pass.

For those who do not have a subscription with Sky, you can buy a day pass for £9.99 or a month pass for £33.99.

Team News

Manchester City will be without two stalwarts of their team in Fernandinho and Sergio Aguero this evening.

Aguero sustained a knee injury in City’s 5-0 win over Burnley ten days ago and is set to miss the rest of the season.

Meanwhile, Fernandinho was sent off against Chelsea for handling the ball on the line and will therefore play no part against Liverpool.

Centre-back Eric Garcia could also be absent for Pep Guardiola’s side as he continues his recovery from a head injury against Arsenal.

For Liverpool, James Milner could return to the starting line-up after returning from a hamstring injury.

But Joel Matip will miss the rest of the Reds’ campaign after picking up a foot injury against Everton.

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