Manchester Metropolis journey to Goodison Park for face Frank Lampard’s Everton off the again of their first league defeat in 16 video games.
Pep Guardiola’s facet had gained 14 and drawn one among their previous 15 video games earlier than their 3-2 defeat to Tottenham, however that end result has allowed Liverpool to shut the hole to only three factors.
With the Reds not enjoying this weekend as a result of their involvement within the Carabao Cup closing, it serves as the right alternative for Guardiola’s males to stretch out their benefit as soon as extra.
Harry Kane’s masterclass on the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium proved why the Residents had been so determined to signal him final summer season, however they will must discover a solution to win with out a recognised striker once more on Saturday night as Gabriel Jesus continues to be an damage doubt.
As are Jack Grealish and Cole Palmer, so Phil Foden is anticipated to play as a false 9 as soon as extra. Nonetheless, given the defeat, Guardiola is more likely to flip to his prime scorer for the season, Riyad Mahrez, who did not begin in opposition to Spurs.
The Algerian will slot in on the suitable flank, which means Bernardo Silva will transfer again into midfield and Ilkay Gundogan, who additionally scored in opposition to Tottenham, will maybe unfairly drop to the bench.
Predicted Man Metropolis Beginning XI vs Everton
Ederson will play behind the primary selection again 4 of Kyle Walker, Ruben Dias, Aymeric Laporte, and Joao Cancelo, whereas Rodri will proceed his function because the No.6.
Kevin de Bruyne and Silva will play both facet of the Spaniard, with Mahrez off the suitable, Raheem Sterling off the left, and Foden occupying the house by way of the center.