Liverpool v Man City: the 14-game unbeaten run
11 months ago, 13 Jan 17:28
Manchester City go to Anfield on Sunday knowing they haven’t tasted victory at Anfield since May 2003. This is the 14-match unbeaten run that the Reds have put together, which includes 10 victories… Liverpool 2 (Owen 3, Gerrard 51) Manchester City 1 (Wright-Phillips 50) February 11, 2004 Liverpool’s win over a City side containing former Spice Boys David James, Steve McManaman and Robbie Fowler took them a point clear in the race for the fourth Champions League spot. Ahead of Charlton Athletic. Liverpool: Dudek, Finnan, Henchoz, Hyypia, Carragher, Le Tallec (Murphy, 69), Gerrard, Hamann, Cheyrou (Biscan, 85), Kewell (Heskey, 59), Owen. Man City: James, Dunne, van Buyten, Distin, Wright-Phillips, Reyna (Barton, 68), Bosvelt, McManaman, Tarnat, Fowler, Macken (Sibierski, 77) Liverpool 2 (Barros 48, Gerrard 75) Manchester City 1 (Anelka 45) August 21, 2004 City led after Nicolas Anelka seized on a Jerzy Dudek mistake but again City wilted immediately during the early days of Rafa Benitez’s reign at Anfield. Liverpool: Dudek, Josemi (Diao, 61), Hyypia, Carragher, Riise, Finnan (Warnock, 77), Hamann, Gerrard, Kewell (Biscan, 89), Baros, Cisse Man City: James, Thatcher, Distin, Dunne (s/o 85), Mills, Sibierski (Barton, 82), Bosvelt (T Sinclair, 82), Reyna, Wright-Phillips, Anelka, Fowler Liverpool 1 (Kewell 40) Manchester City 0 February 26, 2006 After Joey Barton saw red, City boss Stuart Pearce said his men “showed a touch too much respect to a very good side,” with Liverpool moving level on points with Man Utd in second place. Liverpool: Reina, Finnan, Agger, Hyypia, Riise, Kromkamp, Gerrard, Alonso (Hamann, 31), Kewell (Traore, 85), Crouch (Luis Garcia, 75), Morientes Man City: James, Mills, Dunne, Distin, Jordan, Sinclair (Ireland, 67), Barton (s/o 52), Musampa, Riera (Croft, 78), Samaras, Sibierski (Wright-Phillips, 45) Liverpool 1 (Gerrard 67) Manchester City 0 November 25, 2006 City put up a gritty display but Barton was again at fault, with his poor pass being seized upon by Dirk Kuyt who set up Steven Gerrard for his first league goal of the season. Liverpool: Reina, Finnan, Carragher, Hyypia, Agger, Luis Garcia (Pennant, 59), Gerrard, Zenden, Riise, Crouch (Fowler, 65), Kuyt (Bellamy, 89) Man City: Weaver, Onuoha (Samaras, 74), Dunne, Distin, Thatcher , Reyna, Trabelsi (Ireland, 85), Richards, Barton, Vassell, Corradi Liverpool 1 (Torres 58) Manchester City 0 May 4, 2008 Sven Goran-Eriksson took his side to Anfield with the threat of the axe hanging over him, but the visiting fans gave him their full backing, despite Liverpool winning courtesy of Fernando Torres’ 32nd goal of the season. Liverpool: Reina, Finnan, Hyypia, Carragher, Insua, Mascherano, Lucas (Alonso, 74), Kuyt, Gerrard (Voronin, 78), Babel (Benayoun, 68), Torres Man City: Hart, Corluka, Dunne, Ball, Sun Jihai, Vassell (Garrido, 81), Ireland, Johnson, Petrov (Castillo, 67), Elano (Hamann, 67), Benjani Liverpool 1 (Kuyt 78) Manchester City 1 (Arbeloa og 51) February 22, 2009 Another home draw – their sixth in 12 matches at Anfield – hampered Liverpool’s title bid, with Kuyt earning a point after Alvaro Arbeloa deflected in Craig Bellamy’s shot. Liverpool: Reina, Arbeloa, Carragher, ...
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