Man City are only 1 point ahead of Liverpool and Pep gives a concerning triple injury update with their Midfield maestro Kevin De Bruyne
After this season’s Premier League is slowly coming to an end, both Liverpool and Manchester City are in the title race and the Sky Blues are leading the league with having an advantage of only 1 point.
Man City and Liverpool are also playing the UEFA Champions League simultaneously and have a chance to face each other in the final stage of the tournament.
Meanwhile, with all these things going on, Manchester City and Liverpool cannot afford to lose a single point or lose any match but it seems like there are some things that are worrying for the Citizens.
Man City injury update
Man City boss Pep acknowledged that Kevin De Bruyne with a disturbing ankle injury as their battle for the Premier League title with the Reds is going on and soon any one team will be declared the champions of England.
I have 14/15 players fit and the last few games Kevin and Aymer [Laporte] play a lot of minutes. Kevin, it doesn’t look like it, but he is playing with some disturbing niggles in his ankles for the kicks he got in the last games.Pep said in his post-match conference
Moreover, the injury of Kyle Walker and John Stones is also something that is agonizing for the defending champions as they both missed their win over Watford.
Title race between Man City and Liverpool
Earlier, Man City thumped Watford 5-1, and later on, the Reds battled to a 2-0 win in the Merseyside derby with Everton.
Furthermore, as the season is coming to an end, both the teams need their best 11 to be on the pitch and perform very well to win the titles.
Therefore, Man City and Liverpool need to push more and more every day to get what they want as both the teams are very close.