We're starting the live blog early ahead of Liverpool's much-anticipated showdown with Manchester City in the Premier League.
Let's do this!Line-up:Anfield:Inside the dressing roomTeam comparison:Klopp's pre-match presser:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ia7yZhYDyDk&feature=emb_titleInside Anfield...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UKGY9HRICkI&feature=emb_titleStat attack:
Liverpool are unbeaten in their last 45 Premier League games at Anfield, winning 35 and drawing 10 of those fixtures. The Reds have trailed for only 154 minutes in that time.
Klopp has beaten a Guardiola team eight times during his career, inflicting more losses on City's boss than any other manager. They have met on 17 occasions.
The Reds have won 23 and drawn five of their last 28 league games, with that undefeated run being the third-longest in the club's history. Their best was a sequence of 31 unbeaten, set between May 1987 and March 1988.
Mane has scored 17 goals in his last 16 Premier League starts at Anfield.TEAM NEWS:
So, the big team news is in and it confirms five changes for Liverpool from the side that started the midweek win over Genk.
They see Dejan Lovren and Andy Robertson return in defence, while Jordan Henderson is back in midfield. Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane re-join Mohamed Salah in attack.Liverpool:
Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Lovren, Van Dijk, Robertson, Fabinho, Wijnaldum, Henderson, Mane, Salah, Firmino.Subs:
Adrian, Milner, Keita, Gomez, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Lallana, Origi.City:
Bravo, Walker, Stones, Fernandinho, Angelino, Rodrigo, Gundogan, De Bruyne, Bernardo, Sterling, AgueroSubs:
Carson, Jesus, Silva, Mahrez, Cancelo, Otamendi, Foden.