Liverpool’s first game as Premier League champions ended in a hammering as Pep Guardiola’s dethroned Manchester City side ran riot at the Etihad.
Phil Foden, Kevin De Bruyne and Raheem Sterling were all on the scoresheet as the hosts romped to a 4-0 win and served up a timely reminder of the level the Reds will have to reach once again if they are to defend their title next season.
Follow all the latest post-match news and reaction from Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp.
- GOAL! Oxlade-Chamberlain own goal
- GOAL! Phil Foden puts Man City 3-0 up
- GOAL! Raheem Sterling makes it 2-0 Man City
- GOAL! De Bruyne penalty after Gomez fouls Sterling
- Man City give Liverpool guard of honour
- Man City vs Liverpool lineups confirmed
- Live stream and TV information
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How to watch
TV channel: The match will be shown live on Sky Sports' Premier League and Main Event channels, and is available via Now TV with a day pass for £9.99, or a three-month pass on offer for £25.
Live stream: Sky Sports subscribers can stream the match online via SkyGo and the SkyGo app, with a mobile month pass available for £5.99.
Man City: Ederson, Walker, Eric Garcia, Laporte, Mendy, Rodri, Gundogan, Foden, De Bruyne, Sterling, Gabriel Jesus
Subs: Bravo, Stones, Zinchenko, Bernardo Silva, Silva, Mahrez, Joao Cancelo, Otamendi, Doyle
Liverpool: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, van Dijk, Robertson, Henderson, Fabinho, Wijnaldum, Salah, Firmino, Mane
Subs: Milner, Keita, Adrian, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Minamino, Origi, Jones, Elliott, Williams
Referee: Anthony Taylor
Head to head (h2h) history and results
The two sides have met 45 times in the Premier League, with Liverpool winning 20, Man City nine and 16 games ending all-square.
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