Dec 26, 2013 at 5.30pm UK at ​Etihad Stadium

2-1

Kompany (31'), Negredo (45')
Zabaleta (81')
FT(HT: 2-1)
Coutinho (24')
Johnson (68'), Moses (86'), Suarez (90')
Result: Man City edge past Liverpool
Result: Man City edge past Liverpool
Manchester City beat Liverpool 2-1 in their Premier League meeting at the Etihad Stadium.
Reaction
 Brendan Rodgers, manager of Liverpool looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Liverpool at KC Stadium on December 1, 2013
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers fined £8,000 by FA for comments about Lee Mason
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is fined £8,000 by the FA for comments made about referee Lee Mason following his side's defeat to Manchester City.
Jan 9, 16:14
 Brendan Rodgers, manager of Liverpool looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Liverpool at KC Stadium on December 1, 2013
Brendan Rodgers charged by FA over referee comments
The Football Association charge Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers for comments he made following last month's defeat to Manchester City.
Jan 3, 17:43
 Brendan Rodgers, manager of Liverpool looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Liverpool at KC Stadium on December 1, 2013
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers: 'I always respect referees'
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers denies suggesting that Lee Mason was guilty of bias towards Manchester City during their Boxing Day fixture at the Etihad Stadium.
Dec 28, 03:59
 Brendan Rodgers, manager of Liverpool looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Liverpool at KC Stadium on December 1, 2013
FA to investigate Brendan Rodgers comments
The Football Association will investigate comments made by Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers towards referee Lee Mason following the 2-1 defeat to Manchester City.
Dec 27, 11:57
 Brendan Rodgers, manager of Liverpool looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Liverpool at KC Stadium on December 1, 2013
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers hints at referee bias
Brendan Rodgers fumes with decisions that went against Liverpool during yesterday's 2-1 defeat at Manchester City.
Dec 27, 04:58
 Brendan Rodgers, manager of Liverpool looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Liverpool at KC Stadium on December 1, 2013
Brendan Rodgers "proud" of Liverpool
Brendan Rodgers says that he is "proud" of Liverpool's performance in yesterday's 2-1 defeat to Manchester City.
Dec 27, 04:42
Manchester City's Belgian defender Vincent Kompany celebrates scoring a goal during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Liverpool at Etihad Stadium in Manchester, northwest England on December 26, 2013
Vincent Kompany "loved" Luis Suarez battle
Vincent Kompany says that yesterday's match against Liverpool was Manchester City's hardest this season, while also stating that he enjoyed coming up against Luis Suarez.
Dec 27, 03:50
Man City's Joe Hart in action against Viktoria Plzen during their Champions League group match on November 27, 2013
Manuel Pellegrini: 'Joe Hart is the best goalkeeper in England'
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says that Joe Hart showed why he is the best goalkeeper in the country during the club's 2-1 victory over Liverpool.
Dec 26, 22:27
 Brendan Rodgers, manager of Liverpool looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Liverpool at KC Stadium on December 1, 2013
Brendan Rodgers slams match officials
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says that his players were not helped by the match officials during their 2-1 defeat to Manchester City in the Premier League.
Dec 26, 21:35
Man City manager Manuel Pellegrini on the touchline against Viktoria Plzen during his team's Champions League group match on November 27, 2013
Manuel Pellegrini hails "important win" over Liverpool
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says his team showed great personality to come from behind during their 2-1 win over Liverpool.
Dec 26, 21:07
The Match
Analysis
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at Manchester City's 2-1 win over Liverpool at the Etihad this evening.
Match Report
Manchester City beat Liverpool 2-1 in their Premier League meeting at the Etihad Stadium.
Live Commentary
Relive Manchester City's 2-1 win over Liverpool at the Etihad with Sports Mole's live coverage of the match.
HT Report
Manchester City come from 1-0 down to lead Liverpool 2-1 at half-time.
Team News
Joleon Lescott comes in for Martin Demichelis as Manchester City host Liverpool in the Premier League.
Preview
Sports Mole previews the mouth-watering Boxing Day top-of-the-table clash between Manchester City and Liverpool at the Etihad.
Head to Head
Feb 3, 2013 4pm
Man City
2-2
Liverpool
Dzeko (23'), Agüero (78')
Dzeko (30'), Garcia (71')
Gerrard (73'), Sturridge (29')
Henderson (36'), Sturridge (53'), Carragher (57'), Gerrard (81')
Aug 26, 2012 4pm
Liverpool
2-2
Man City
Skrtel (34'), Suárez (66')
Suárez (90')
Touré (63'), Tevez (80')
Jan 3, 2012 8pm
Man City
3-0
Liverpool
Toure (33'), Milner (75' pen.), Aguero (10')
Barry (45')
Barry (73')

Johnson (56')
Nov 27, 2011 4pm
Liverpool
1-1
Man City
Lescott (33' og.)
Carroll (90')
Kompany (31')
Kompany (13'), Barry (32'), Milner (86')
Apr 11, 2011 3pm
Liverpool
3-0
Man City
Carroll (13', 35'), Kuyt (34')
Aurelio (27')
Build-up
 Brendan Rodgers, manager of Liverpool looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Liverpool at KC Stadium on December 1, 2013
Brendan Rodgers: Manchester City team shows us "great respect"
Brendan Rodgers claims that Manchester City's lineup shows his Liverpool side a "great amount of respect".
Dec 26, 17:29
Man City manager Manuel Pellegrini prior to kick-off against Newcastle in their Capital One Cup Fourth Round match on October 30, 2013
Manuel Pellegrini critical of lack of winter break
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini is critical of the lack of a winter break in the Premier League.
Dec 26, 16:14
Liverpool's Lucas in action against Stoke on August 17, 2013
Lucas Leiva cools Liverpool title talk
Liverpool's Lucas Leiva errs on the side of caution in discussing the prospect of the club ending its 24-year wait for a league title this season.
Dec 26, 15:17
Liverpool Manager Brendan Rodgers gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Manchester United at Anfield on September 01, 2013
Brendan Rodgers: 'Liverpool can end Manchester City's 100% record'
Brendan Rodgers claims that his Liverpool team can achieve that others have failed this season and beat Man City at Eastlands.
Dec 26, 14:59
Pablo Zabaleta of Manchester City in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Hull City at the Etihad Stadium on August 31, 2013
Pablo Zabaleta to return against Liverpool?
A report says that Manchester City's Pablo Zabaleta may recover from a hamstring injury in time to face Liverpool on Boxing Day.
Dec 24, 16:36
Joe Allen of Liverpool in action during the Capital One Cup Fourth Round match between Liverpool and Swansea City at Anfield on October 31, 2012
Joe Allen: 'We travel to Manchester City with no fear'
Liverpool midfielder Joe Allen insists that his side are looking forward to the challenge of attempting to secure an away result at Manchester City on Boxing Day.
Dec 23, 09:18
Man City manager Manuel Pellegrini prior to kick-off against Sunderland on November 10, 2013
Manchester City's Manuel Pellegrini wary of Liverpool
Manuel Pellegrini says that Manchester City will find it "tough" to beat Liverpool at home on Boxing Day.
Dec 21, 21:27
Liverpool Manager Brendan Rodgers gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Manchester United at Anfield on September 01, 2013
Liverpool's Brendan Rodgers "looking forward" to Manchester City clash
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says that he is relishing the prospect of taking on Manchester City on Boxing Day.
Dec 21, 21:24
Liverpool's Luis Suarez celebrates with teammate Steven Gerrard after scoring his team's second goal against Norwich during their Premier League match on December 4, 2013
Manuel Pellegrini: It will be "very difficult" to stop Luis Suarez
Manuel Pellegrini admits that his Manchester City team have a "very difficult" job on their hands to stop Luis Suarez on Boxing Day.
Dec 21, 19:40



Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City54101621413
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd54101621413
3Chelsea531185310
4Newcastle UnitedNewcastle53026429
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs52217348
6Huddersfield TownHuddersfield52215328
7Burnley52216518
8Liverpool52219908
9Southampton52214408
10West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom52214408
11Watford522179-28
12Arsenal521278-17
13Stoke CityStoke512256-15
14Swansea CitySwansea512225-35
15Leicester CityLeicester511379-24
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton511347-34
17West Ham UnitedWest Ham5113410-64
18Everton5113210-84
19Bournemouth510439-63
20Crystal Palace500508-80
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