Man City v Liverpool: The new domineering rivalry in the Premier League

It’s no secret who the best two sides in the country are. A massive hint being the 34 mile trip across the M62 to play each other reflects the local veracity when Man City and Liverpool come head to head.
The Premier League has been blessed with rivalries through the decades whether it was the two Manchester clubs being split on the final day by that Aguero goal or the continuous title charges from Liverpool to knock Manchester United off their perch.
Since the arrival of Pep Guardiola at Manchester City following Jurgen Klopp’s appointment at Liverpool all the attention has been on this clash of the titans.
But is this a flash in the pan or the dawn of a new era of total possession colliding with gegenpressing in epic contests for years to come.

Kevin De Bruyne outshines Manchester City teammates in City Xtra match ratings

City performances have slipped from the standard they’ve set the last two seasons which has accumulated 198 points and two Premier Leagues titles as they sit second in the league, 25 points in the league.

Using City Xtra matchday player ratings has led to a lot of low matchday average scores amongst Pep Guardiola’s squad as well as some surprisingly consistent performers.