There was no winner in the match between Manchester City and Liverpool in the 32nd week of the 2021-2022 Premier League . The Man City vs Liverpool duel which took place at the Etihad Stadium, Sunday (10/4/2022) night WIB, ended with a 2-2 score. Manchester City took the lead thanks to Kevin De Bruyne ‘s quick goal after five minutes. Liverpool then equalized the score in the 13th minute through the action of Diogo Jota . The Citizens, nicknamed Man City, were back 2-1 up in the 37th minute thanks to Gabriel Jesus ‘ goal .
However, Liverpool hit back again and leveled it at 2-2 in the 46th minute thanks to Sadio Mane ‘s strike . This result also makes the competition for the Premier League title between Man City and Liverpool increasingly heated. Man City is still firmly at the top of the standings with 74 points. They are only one point ahead of Liverpool, who looms in second place with 73 points. Man City vs Liverpool match summary Man City created the first golden opportunity when the game was only four minutes old. It started with the movement of Kevin De Bruyne who dribbled from midfield. De Bruyne passed the ball to Gabriel Jesus who then passed it on to Raheem Sterling. However, Sterling’s shot was secured by Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker.
After that save, Alisson had to see his goal conceded first. It was Kevin De Bruyne who scored and brought Man City to a 1-0 lead. The Belgian stabbed to the edge of the box before firing a shot which hit Liverpool defender Joel Matip in the leg. However, the ball continued to advance and hit the post before entering the Liverpool goal. This is De Bruyne ‘s sixth goal in his last six appearances for Manchester City . His success in breaking into Liverpool’s goal also saw De Bruyne score four goals in a row in all competitions for the first time.
Man City’s advantage did not last long. Liverpool equalized through the action of Diogo Jota who took advantage of Trent Alexander-Arnold’s bait. The scoreboard shows the position 1-1 for Man City vs Liverpool in the 13th minute. Man City got a chance from a set piece in the 25th minute. De Bruyne executed a free kick which Rodri met with his head. The ball actually went to free -standing John Stones, but Rodri’s header was so imperfect that it failed to reach the round skin. Another chance for Man City! Joao Cancelo provides feedback to De Bruyne in the penalty box. However, De Bruyne’s shot went wide on the right side of the goal.
Man City took the lead again in the 37th minute through Gabriel Jesus . The goal came from a corner kick that could be secured by Liverpool players . The ball went to Joao Cancelo who then released a pass to Gabriel Jesus. Jesus’ shot hit the top post before going into the net. The 2-1 score for Manchester City ‘s advantage lasted until the first half was complete. Liverpool equalized to 2-2 through Sadio Mane early in the second half. Mane ran from behind Kyle Walker before capitalizing on Mohamed Salah’s pass and slotting the ball into the Man City goal, which was escorted by goalkeeper Ederson.
Man City had broken into Liverpool’s goal for the third time in the 63rd minute through Raheem Sterling’s kick. However, the goal was disallowed after referee Anthony Taylor reviewed the VAR ( Video Assistant Referee ) replay and ruled Sterling in an offside position . Man City almost scored a third in stoppage time had Riyad Mahrez’s free kick not hit the net and went wide. Until the long whistle sounded signaling the end of the match, no more goals were created. The Man City vs Liverpool duel was completed with a score of 2-2.
Man City vs Liverpool line -up
Manchester City (4-3-3): 31-Ederson (GK); 2-Kyle Walker, 5-John Stones, 14-Laporte, 27-Cancelo; 16-Rodri, 17-De Bruyne, 20-Bernardo Silva; 7-Sterling (26-Mahrez 75 ‘), 9-Jesus (10-Grealish 83′), 47-Phil Foden. Subs: 13-Zack Steffen, 6-Nathan Ake, 11-Zinchenko, 87-McAtee, 8-Guendogan, 25-Fernandinho, 90-Lavia.
Coach : Pep Guardiola.
Liverpool (4-3-3): 1-Alisson (GK); 4-Van Dijk, 26-Robertson, 32-Joel Matip, 66-Alexander-Arnold; 3-Fabinho, 6-Thiago, 15-Henderson (8-Naby Keita 78′); 10-Mane (9-Firmino 84′), 11-False, 20-Jota (23-Luis Diaz 70’). Last name: 82-Kelleher, 5-Konate, 12-Joe Gomez, 21-Tsimikas, 7-Milner, 17-Curtis Jones.
Coach: Jurgen Klopp.