The winner of this semi-final tie will be big favourites to lift the Carling Cup next month.
City will make the trip to Anfield without a number of key players, as Vincent Kompany serves the last game of his four-match suspension, while the Toure brothers are on international duty at the Africa Cup of Nations.
Man City: WDLWWW
Liverpool: Reina; Johnson, Agger, Skrtel, Enrique; Downing, Gerrard, Adam, Kuyt; Bellamy, Carroll.
Man City: Hart; Zabaleta, Richards, Lescott, Clichy; Barry, De Jong, Milner; Johnson, Silva, Aguero.
Sports Mole says: 1-1