Liverpool vs Manchester City Premier League LIVE Football Score 3 Oct 2021
ABOUT THE MATCH
Liverpool is going head to head with Manchester City starting on 3 Oct 2021 at 15:30 UTC at Anfield stadium, Liverpool city, England. The match is a part of the Premier League.
The Liverpool F.C.–Manchester City F.C. rivalry is a high-profile inter-city rivalry between English professional association football clubs Liverpool and Manchester City.
Though the two clubs had been involved in a title race in the 1976–77 season, Liverpool and Manchester City’s modern rivalry began in the 2010s, with City beating Liverpool to the 2013–14 title by just two points on the final day of the season.In the final of the 2015–16 Football League Cup, City beat Liverpool on penalties. Liverpool and Manchester City met in European competition
for the first time in the 2017–18 UEFA Champions League Quarter-finals, where Liverpool won 5-1 on aggregate.In the 2018–19 season, City again won the title on the final day, with City’s 98 points and Liverpool’s 97 being the third- and fourth-highest Premier League points totals ever.The following season, Liverpool won the title, recording 99 points (the second-highest Premier League total ever) to finish 18 points above runners-up City.
Pep Guardiola of Manchester City and Jürgen Klopp of Liverpool were the managers during the era in which the rivalry between the two clubs intensified.[
The cities of Liverpool and Manchester are located in the north west of England, 35 miles (56 km) apart. Since the industrial revolution there has been a consistent theme of rivalry between the two cities based around economic and industrial competition. Manchester through to the 18th century was the far more populous city, and held a position of significance and notability as representative of the north. By the late 18th century, Liverpool had grown as a major sea port – critical to the growth and success of the northern cotton mills. Over the next century, Liverpool grew to
supersede Manchester and throughout the late 19th and early 20th century was often described as the British Empire’s second city. The links between the two cities were strengthened with the construction of the Bridgewater Canal, the Mersey and Irwell Navigation, and the world’s first inter-city railway, the Liverpool and Manchester Railway, for the transport of raw materials inland.
The construction of the Manchester Ship Canal, funded by Manchester merchants, was opposed by Liverpool politicians and bred resentment between the two cities. Tension between working class Liverpool dockers and labourers in Manchester was heightened after its completion in 1894, just three months prior to the first meeting between Liverpool and Newton Heath in a play-off match that would see Newton Heath relegated to the Second Division
Today, the crests of both the city of Manchester and Manchester City include stylised ships representing the Manchester Ship Canal and Manchester’s trade roots. The ship is also included on the crest of many other Mancunian institutions such as Manchester City Council and rivals Manchester United.
Post-war shifts in economic ties, reliance on regional coal, and shifts in transatlantic trade patterns caused by the growth of Asian labour markets caused the gradual decline of British manufacturing. While the city of Liverpool suffered the loss of its primary source of income to southern port cities, Manchester maintained some of its manufacturing heritage. This reversal of fortunes happened against the backdrop of shifting political backgrounds and significant events in British culture and society in the second half of the 20th century.
Both cities were part of the county of Lancashire until March 1974, upon the enactment of the Local Government Act 1972. Since then, Liverpool and Manchester each respectively anchor the neighbouring metropolitan counties of Merseyside and Greater Manchester.
The two cities continue to be strong regional rivals, vying for influence of surrounding areas. Their continued importance to the UK economy has been reflected with the awarding of the 2002 Commonwealth Games to Manchester, while Liverpool was awarded the title of 2008 European Capital of Culture as part of its ongoing regeneration.
More recent projects by Peel Ports have sought to re-establish the economic links between the Port of Liverpool and Port of Manchester, including re-developing trade links via the Manchester Ship Canal.