Liverpool 1-0 Man City

Match summary

21 Dec 2016
Liverpool v Manchester City

A superb header by Georginio Wijnaldum secured victory for second-placed Liverpool against third-placed Manchester City.

The Reds led after eight minutes when Adam Lallana broke on the left and crossed for Dutchman Wijnaldum, whose clinical header found the corner.

In a finely-balanced encounter, Pep Guardiola's City began to exert more influence after the interval.

David Silva and Raheem Sterling had chances, while Liverpool carried a constant threat on the counterattack.

City could not find a way through meaning Jurgen Klopp’s side took a fourth straight win, moving four points clear of City and six behind leaders Chelsea.

See: Liverpool report | Manchester City report

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