Aug 25, 2014 at 8pm UK at ​Etihad Stadium

3-1

Jovetic (41', 55'), Aguero (69')
Toure (29')
FT(HT: 1-0)
Zabaleta (83' og.)
Can (76')
Result: Jovetic at the double for the champions
Result: Jovetic at the double for the champions
Two goals from Stevan Jovetic help to ease champions Manchester City to a 3-1 home win over Liverpool.
Reaction
Alberto Moreno of Sevilla FC looks on prior to start the UEFA Europa League group H match between Sevilla FC and SC Freiburg at Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on October 3, 2013
Brendan Rodgers backs Alberto Moreno to recover
Brendan Rodgers says that Alberto Moreno will learn from his mistake during Liverpool's defeat against Manchester City.
Aug 26, 20:49
Liverpool defender Glen Johnson in action on September 23, 2012
Liverpool to assess injuries suffered by Glen Johnson, Alberto Moreno
Liverpool will assess the injuries suffered by Glen Johnson and Alberto Moreno today after the pair picked up knocks during their defeat to Manchester City last night.
Aug 26, 08:40
Stevan Jovetic of Manchester City celebrates scoring the second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Liverpool at the Etihad Stadium on August 25, 2014
Stevan Jovetic hoping to keep Manchester City place
Manchester City striker Stevan Jovetic aims to keep his place after his brace against Liverpool on Monday evening.
Aug 26, 02:39
Man City boss Manuel Pellegrini during the Community Shield on August 10, 2014
Manuel Pellegrini hails Manchester City's "concentration" levels
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini praises the way that his side maintained their concentration during their 3-1 win over Liverpool.
Aug 25, 22:37
A stoic-looking Brendan Rodgers ahead of Liverpool's game with Man City on August 25, 2014
Brendan Rodgers: "We'll get better"
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes that his side will "get better" following their defeat to Manchester City.
Aug 25, 22:25
Stevan Jovetic celebrates scoring the opener for Man City against Liverpool on July 25, 2014
Samir Nasri predicts "big season" for Stevan Jovetic
Samir Nasri believes that two-goal Stevan Jovetic will have a "big season" for Manchester City.
Aug 25, 22:14
Stevan Jovetic of Manchester City celebrates scoring the second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Liverpool at the Etihad Stadium on August 25, 2014
Stevan Jovetic hails best moment for Manchester City
Stevan Jovetic believes that tonight's performance against Liverpool was his best as a Manchester City player.
Aug 25, 22:08
Sergio Aguero of Manchester City celebrates after scoring the second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Swansea City at Etihad Stadium on August 15, 2011
Manuel Pellegrini explains Sergio Aguero omission
Manuel Pellegrini reveals that he is no hurry to rush Sergio Aguero back into the Manchester City starting lineup.
Aug 25, 20:01
The Match
Player Ratings
Sports Mole rates and slates the players' performances from Manchester City's 3-1 victory over Liverpool at the Etihad.
Analysis
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at Manchester City's 3-1 victory over Liverpool in the Premier League this evening.
Match Report
Two goals from Stevan Jovetic help to ease champions Manchester City to a 3-1 home win over Liverpool.
Live Commentary
Relive Manchester City's 3-1 win over Liverpool at the Etihad as the champions gain an early advantage in the Premier League title race.
HT Report
A mistake from Liverpool new boy Alberto Moreno hands Manchester City a half-time lead at the Etihad Stadium.
Team News
Left-back Alberto Moreno will make his Liverpool debut against Manchester City, who have Sergio Aguero on the bench.
Preview
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash between Manchester City and Liverpool at the Etihad Stadium.
Head to Head
Jul 31, 2014 12am
Man City
2-2
Liverpool
Liverpool win 3-1 on penalties
Jovetic (53', 67')
Henderson (59'), Sterling (85')
Coates (73')
Apr 13, 2014 1.37pm
Liverpool
3-2
Man City
Sterling (6'), Skrtel (26'), Coutinho (78')
Suarez (6')
Henderson (90')
Silva (57'), Johnson (63' og.)
Garcia (21'), Fernandinho (45'), Zabaleta (78')
Dec 26, 2013 5.30pm
Man City
2-1
Liverpool
Kompany (31'), Negredo (45')
Zabaleta (81')
Coutinho (24')
Johnson (68'), Moses (86'), Suarez (90')
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')
Build-up
Jordan Henderson of Liverpool celebrates scoring the second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Swansea City at Anfield on February 23, 2014
Jordan Henderson: 'Liverpool full of confidence ahead of Manchester City clash'
Jordan Henderson insists that Liverpool are "full of confidence" heading into tonight's crunch match against Manchester City at the Etihad.
Aug 25, 08:10
Sergio Aguero of Manchester City celebrates after scoring the second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Swansea City at Etihad Stadium on August 15, 2011
Manchester City 'to make late decision on whether to start Sergio Aguero'
Manchester City will reportedly put Sergio Aguero through a late fitness test before deciding whether to start the striker in tonight's clash against Liverpool.
Aug 25, 06:53
Manchester City's Brazilian midfielder Fernandinho celebrates scoring his team's third goal during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, northwest England, on December 14, 2013
Manchester City's Fernandinho: 'We will be ruthless in title defence'
Manchester City midfielder Fernandinho believes that his side will stamp their authority on the Premier League this season to defend their crown.
Aug 25, 03:36
Man City boss Manuel Pellegrini during the Community Shield on August 10, 2014
Manuel Pellegrini: 'Steven Gerrard slip didn't decide title'
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini insists that Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard's slip did not hand the Premier League title to the Citizens last season.
Aug 24, 05:22
Man City boss Manuel Pellegrini during the Community Shield on August 10, 2014
Manuel Pellegrini moving on from last season
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says that the events of last season's title run-in will have no bearing on his side's clash with Liverpool on Monday.
Aug 23, 15:18
Liverpool Manager Brendan Rodgers gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield on March 30, 2014
Brendan Rodgers expecting goals against Manchester City
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers expects that there will be plenty of attacking football on show when his side takes on Premier League champions Manchester City.
Aug 23, 14:51
Man City boss Manuel Pellegrini during the Community Shield on August 10, 2014
Manuel Pellegrini "was not surprised" by Premier League title win
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini insists that he was "not surprised" that Liverpool were unable to win the Premier League title last season.
Aug 22, 22:48
Alberto Moreno of Sevilla FC looks on prior to start the UEFA Europa League group H match between Sevilla FC and SC Freiburg at Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on October 3, 2013
Liverpool's Lazar Markovic, Alberto Moreno available to face Manchester City
Brendan Rodgers confirms that summer signings Lazar Markovic and Alberto Moreno are available to play against Manchester City on Monday.
Aug 22, 16:19



Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City98103242825
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd96212241820
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs96211961320
4Chelsea95131710716
5Arsenal95131712516
6Watford94321517-215
7Newcastle UnitedNewcastle9423108214
8Burnley934289-113
9Liverpool93421416-213
10Southampton933389-112
11Huddersfield TownHuddersfield9333710-312
12Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton9324910-111
13West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom9243710-310
14Leicester CityLeicester92341214-29
15Swansea CitySwansea9225610-48
16West Ham UnitedWest Ham9225817-98
17Stoke CityStoke92251020-108
18Everton9225718-118
19Bournemouth9216613-77
20Crystal Palace9108219-173