Manchester: Manchester City and Liverpool drew 2-2 for City with Kevin De Bruyne and Gabriel Jesus at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday with Diogo Jota and Sadio Mane scoring for the Reds. Hosts Manchester City took an early lead in the fifth minute of the match as Kevin de Bruyne scored for them. Eight minutes later brought the match on level terms as he converted a Trent Alexander-Arnold pass to home.

The Citizens made it 2–1 in their favor as Gabriel Jesus scored a goal for them in the 37th minute as both teams went into half time and City were one goal ahead. Pep Guardiola’s team took more possession in the first half of the match. At the start of the second half Birthday Boy, Sadio Mane assisted Mohamed Salah to score a 2–2 goal for Liverpool.

The match ended with the same scoreline as Manchester City maintained their one point lead in the Premier League points table with 74 points from 31 matches with Liverpool with 73 points from as many matches. City had 55 per cent possession in the match compared to Liverpool, who had 45 per cent possession. The hosts had more shots on target than Liverpool, with five compared to four.