Apr 13, 2014 at 1.37pm UK at ​Anfield
Liverpool
3-2
Man CityManchester City
Sterling (6'), Skrtel (26'), Coutinho (78')
Suarez (6')
Henderson (90')
FT(HT: 2-0)
Silva (57'), Johnson (63' og.)
Garcia (21'), Fernandinho (45'), Zabaleta (78')

Vincent Kompany: Liverpool "strongest team we have played"

Vincent Kompany admits that Liverpool are the best side that Manchester City have played this season ahead of their Premier League clash at Anfield next weekend.

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has admitted that Liverpool are the best team that they have played against this season and deserve to be challenging for the title.

Victory over West Ham United on Sunday will see the Reds climb back to the top of the Premier League table ahead of their match with City on Sunday.

Kompany has insisted that he is not surprised by Liverpool's position based on the performance they gave in losing 2-1 at Eastlands earlier in the campaign, but does feel that they have benefited from not having European or domestic cup competitions to distract them from their league form.

"They are the strongest team that we have played this season," he said while appearing as a pundit on Match of the Day. "They have a great squad and are not there by luck.

"We have different styles but the same philosophy of trying to score goals so I think it will be an entertaining game. It is hard to predict because so much is at stake, but we remember the game that we played at the Etihad and I am not surprised at all [that they are challenging for the title].

"Our strongest part of the season when we won the league [in 2011-2012] was when we had no other competitions to play in, and Liverpool have had that this season."

Liverpool will have finished the season having played 43 matches compared to City's 57.

Manchester City's Micah Richards in action during the match against Wigan on April 17, 2013
Read Next:
Balotelli wants Richards at Milan?
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City23202167175062
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd23155348163250
3Liverpool23138254282647
4Chelsea23145441162547
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs23135546212544
6Arsenal23116641301139
7Burnley239771920-134
8Leicester CityLeicester238783432231
9Everton2376102538-1327
10Watford2375113342-926
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham2367102941-1225
12Crystal Palace2367102133-1225
13Bournemouth2366112435-1124
14Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2366111939-2024
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2365122131-1023
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2358101729-1223
17Southampton2349102334-1121
18Stoke CityStoke2355132350-2720
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom23310101830-1219
20Swansea CitySwansea2345141435-2117
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account