Quiz: how much do you know about Manchester City v Liverpool matches?

Joel Rabinowitz
The Guardian
<span class="element-image__caption">This may or may not be a clue for question nine.</span> <span class="element-image__credit">Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images</span>
This may or may not be a clue for question nine. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images
  • Raheem Sterling is the only player in the Manchester City squad who has played for Liverpool. How many current Liverpool players were once at Manchester City?

    1. One

    2. Two

    3. Three

    4. Four

    5. The last four Premier League matches between the teams …

      1. … have been won by Liverpool

      2. … have been won by Manchester City

      3. … have been drawn

      4. … have been won by last-minute goals

      5. Who scored twice for Manchester City the last time they beat Liverpool in the league, in August 2014?

        1. Sergio Agüero

        2. David Silva

        3. Stevan Jovetic

        4. Yaya Touré

        5. In which year did Liverpool beat City 6-0 in the Premier League?

          1. 1992

          2. 1995

          3. 1998

          4. 2001

          5. Which managers were in charge of the teams for that match?

            1. Brian Horton and Graeme Souness

            2. Alan Ball and Roy Evans

            3. Frank Clark, Roy Evans and Gérard Houllier

            4. Joe Royle and Gérard Houllier

            5. How did Pep Guardiola describe Jürgen Klopp before the teams met earlier this season on New Year's Eve?

              1. "The best manager in the world at creating teams who attack"

              2. "The man who made me want to come to England"

              3. "The cool one"

              4. "The German Gandalf"

              5. The first three matches between the teams in the Premier League all ended in which scoreline?

                1. 0-0

                2. 1-0 to Manchester City

                3. 1-1

                4. 2-1 Liverpool

                5. Who is the only player to have scored a hat-trick in this fixture in the Premier League?

                  1. Robbie Fowler

                  2. Sergio Agüero

                  3. Michael Owen

                  4. Shaun Goater

                  5. The two teams met last year in the League Cup final, which finished 1-1. Which goalkeeper saved three penalties in the shootout?

                    1. Simon Mignolet

                    2. Adam Bogdan

                    3. Joe Hart

                    4. Willy Caballero

                    5. At which stadium did the teams play their first ever match, in September 1893?

                      1. Anfield

                      2. Old Trafford

                      3. Hyde Road

                      4. Maine Road


                      1:B - Daniel Sturridge and James Milner. Loris Karius was on the books at City as a youth player but never made an appearance for the first team., 2:A - Manchester City haven't beaten Liverpool in the league since 2014., 3:C - Jovetic only scored eight league goals for Manchester City in two seasons – and a quarter of them came in that match., 4:B - Ian Rush (two), Robbie Fowler (two), Jamie Redknapp and Neil Ruddock scored the goals., 5:B - Manchester City were relegated on the final day of the season – after a 2-2 draw with third-placed Liverpool., 6:A - Sunday’s match will pit the managers against each other for the 10th time., 7:C - Niall Quinn, Garry Flitcroft and David White scored for City in those games. Ian Rush scored all three of Liverpool's goals., 8:C - In Liverpool's 3-0 win in September 2002., 9:D - City beat Liverpool 3–1 in the shootout. Emre Can was the only player who scored for Liverpool., 10:C - Manchester City moved to Maine Road in 1923 after the main stand at Hyde Road was destroyed by fire.


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