Apr 13, 2014 at 1.37pm UK at ​Anfield
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Manuel Pellegrini: 'Manchester City playing to win against Liverpool'

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says that his side will be playing to win when they meet Liverpool in the Premier League next weekend.

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has said that his side will be playing to win when they meet Liverpool in the Premier League next weekend.

The Blues trail the league leaders by four points in the table, with the clash at Anfield potentially crucial in deciding the eventual outcome of the title this season.

"Maybe I'm wrong, but I always think the same way as a manager – if you play to draw you will lose," The Mirror quotes Pellegrini as saying.

"So we're going to play to win. Of course, after the game if we couldn't win and we draw, it's a good result.

"But we're not going to play against Liverpool thinking we must draw. We don't know to play in that way."

City claimed a 4-1 victory over Southampton this weekend to stretch their unbeaten league run to seven games.

Liverpool Manager Brendan Rodgers gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield on March 30, 2014
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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City24212170185265
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd24165349163353
3Chelsea24155445162950
4Liverpool24138354292547
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs24136547222545
6Arsenal24126645311442
7Leicester CityLeicester249783632434
8Burnley249781921-234
9Everton2477102639-1328
10Watford2475123344-1126
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham2468103042-1226
12Bournemouth2467112536-1125
13Crystal Palace2467112237-1525
14Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2466121941-2224
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2465132234-1223
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2458111733-1623
17Stoke CityStoke2465132550-2523
18Southampton24410102435-1122
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom24311101931-1220
20Swansea CitySwansea2455141535-2020
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