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Liverpool vs Manchester City, live! How to watch, team news, updates for FA Community Shield

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Liverpool v Manchester City take center stage in Saturday’s FA Community Shield at King Power Stadium (kick-off at 12:00 pm ET Saturday) as the traditional curtain-raising for England’s domestic season will be intriguing.

[ LIVE: FA Community Shield updates ]

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The two teams are likely to battle for the Premier League title again and there is very little difference between them as the usually friendly community shield will be up for a bitter fight as both teams look to set the marker for the season. Although Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola won’t place too much importance on winning this trophy (and nowhere near as much as Jose Mourinho), they will want to continue their pre-season in a positive way.

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Wembley Stadium is usually the venue for this exhibition game between the previous season’s Premier League winner and the FA Cup winner, but due to the Women’s UEFA EURO 2022 final taking place at Wembley on Sunday 31 July at King Power Stadium at Leicester City intervened. like a host.


How to watch Liverpool vs Manchester City live, streaming link and start time

Start: 12:00 pm ET, Saturday.
Updates: live NBCSports.com
Online: flow through ESPN+


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Both Guardiola and Klopp are rarely happy with how little free time their players have during the summer, and Klopp has already dealt a blow to Liverpool with just 63 days between their UEFA Champions League final against Real Madrid and this clash with ” Man City”. As for Guardiola, his team only played two games in pre-season as they won both in the United States of America with a 2-1 win over Club América in Houston and a 1-0 win over Bayern Munich at the legendary Lambo Stadium in Green Bay. Kevin de Bruyne scored both goals in the win in Houston, while Erling Haaland scored his first City goal in the latter as new players Calvin Phillips, Stefan Ortega and Julian Alvarez were playing in the US.

Liverpool had a mixed pre-season as they were pitted against Manchester United in Bangkok in their first leg but enjoyed victories over Crystal Palace and RB Leipzig before losing to RB Salzburg prompting Klopp to add additional friendly match to their schedule. after the PL season actually started. With Darvin Nunes the top player at the top (he scored four goals in the RB Leipzig thrashing), there is a lot of pressure on him to replace Sadio Mane, while Mohamed Salah’s new signing in the summer has calmed the situation as the Reds look ready for another trophy. push. Goalkeeper Alisson struggled with injury during pre-season and Klopp took no chances with his star players.

Below you’ll find everything you need to know ahead of Liverpool vs Manchester City in the FA Community Shield.


Liverpool team news, injuries, squad options

Alisson will not play in this game, so Adrian will play with the injured Caoimhin Kelleher. Klopp has confirmed that Alisson has returned to training after missing most of pre-season with a stomach injury and he will most likely start against Fulham on 6 August in their Premier League opener. Diogo Jota does not compete due to muscle problems. Kostas Tsimikas should play some role, but Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has suffered a serious hamstring injury.

Manchester City team news, injuries, squad options

Aymeric Laporte and Ruben Diaz are still recovering from injuries that have forced Pep Guardiola to sometimes use Calvin Phillips in central defense in the pre-season. Expect Nathan Ake to start playing for City. Guardiola will have Phil Foden, John Stones and Ilkay Gundogan available after they missed the US tour due to non-compliance.




Source: soccer.nbcsports.com

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