Manchester City will give the new Premier League champions Liverpool a guard of honour when the teams walk out on Thursday
It will be a bittersweet evening at the Etihad Stadium as back-to-back Premier League champions Manchester City surrender their title to Liverpool, who have been the more dominant team this season by far.
While Manchester City has won the Premier League four times in the last nine years, Liverpool’s victory has been 30 years in the making and their first in the Premier League era. Last year Liverpool came runners-up to Man City losing by a point in what was one of the closest-fought battles of the Premier League.
Even though there are seven games left to play in the season, Manchester City’s loss to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge last week meant there’s now an unassailable 23-point gap between the first and second team in the Premier League table.
To his credit, City’s manager Pep Guardiola has confirmed that his team will give Liverpool their due respect with a guard of honour when the teams head out at the Etihad Stadium on Thursday.
Liverpool are currently out of the Champions League whereas Manchester City have qualified for the FA Cup semi-finals next month and the Champions League quarter-finals, which resumes in August.
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How to watch Man City vs Liverpool in the UK: Now TV
The best (and easiest) way to watch Man City vs Liverpool on Thursday in the UK is to buy a Now TV’s Sky Sports Pass either for a day or month. The Monthly Pass – which is currently on a huge discount – works out as the best value because there are football games almost every single day as the Premier League looks to complete its season in the soonest possible time safely. The Day Pass can work out to be very expensive.
How to watch Man City vs Liverpool in the UK: Sky Sports
If you’ve already got a Sky subscription but don’t have the Sports channels as part of your package yet, you can upgrade to either a rolling contract or an 18-month contract. The former is called the Sky Sports Football package and it broadcasts select Premier League games for £18/mth. This doesn’t include other sports, such as cricket, Formula 1, rugby or golf, but it also doesn’t tie you into a contract. You can cancel this package at any time. If you’d rather go all out and upgrade to the full Sky Sports Pass – which gives you access to all 11 sports channel offered by Sky – it costs £23/mth and comes with an 18-month contract.
How to watch Man City vs Liverpool anywhere in the world
USA: Kick-off between Man City and Liverpool starts at 3:15pm New York time today and you can watch it on NBC Sports.
Canada: DAZN is a brilliant streaming service that’s available in many cities around the world, but it only has the rights to broadcast the English Premier League in Canada. Coverage of Man City vs Liverpool starts at 3:15pm Toronto time.
Australia: Australians keen to watch the game between Guardiola and his former protege Arteta will have to get up early/stay up late because the game starts at 5:15am Sydney time, with live coverage on Optus Sport.
Sub-Saharan Africa: Most African countries, including Nigeria, Ethiopia, South Africa and Kenya can watch the game on SuperSport. Kick-off between the two teams starts at 9:15pm South Africa time.
Middle East and North Africa: Counties in the Middle East and North Africa, including Egypt, Turkey, United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, can watch the game between Liverpool and Man City on beIn Sport. Kick-off starts at 11:15pm UAE time.
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