Liverpool vs Manchester City: Community Shield 2019: live score updates and team news Walking out of Wembley Park tube station with Wembley Way stretching before you is a special moment for any fan, especially for cup finals. Then you realise the turnstiles are inadequate, there are no decent pubs and you’re about to be subjected to Maroon Five played at ear-splitting volume by the stadium PA and the magic fades a little.
Wembley is almost a second home for Manchester City these days. Including a league game against Spurs they played there five times last season which might explain why there are some empty seats today. Liverpool will fancy getting at a City back four of Walker, Stones, Otamendi and Zinchenko, never mind Claudio Bravo in goal.Ludicrous levels of quality in that midfield however with the 2017-18 creative hub of David Silva and Kevin De Bruyne back at the heart of things, while Rodri deputises for Fernandinho at the base. That’s the department where City are clearly superior to Liverpool .
A front three of Sane, Sterling and Bernardo will be fluid. Strong reports that Sane might be on his way to Bayern after a so-so season last term. City are a juggernaut who will not be disturbed by one player leaving, but I think it would be a shame. Sane has the potential to be the best player in the country once some rough edges are smoothed out.Liverpool team news James Milner absent with a tight muscle we are told, but that is Liverpool’s first choice back four and goalkeeper guarded by Fabinho who was magnificent in the second half of last season.
Quite how the front three is configures without Mane remains to be seen. Does Origi have the depth of game to play wide left? If he starts centrally in means one of Firmino or Salah out of position.Liverpool vs Manchester City: TV channel, live stream, team news & preview Hostilities between Liverpool and Manchester City will resume on Sunday as the champions of Europe face off against the champions of England in the Community Shield.
City’s haul of trophies and unprecedented tally of Premier League points in the last two seasons sees them start as English football’s unquestioned dominant force, but Liverpool are ready to crank up the pressure once again after last year’s breathless title race.Neither manager will want to lose an early battle, neither team wanting to cede any momentum before the league season starts next weekend. Far from a friendly, who will come out on top?