Manchester City are in desperate need of a pickup after losing at home to Barca. AFP PHOTO / LLUIS GENE
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With leaders Chelsea not in action due to their participation in Sunday's League Cup final against Tottenham Hotspur, a City win at Anfield will lift the defending champions to within two points of the summit.City then face a kind run of fixtures, against Leicester City, Burnley, West Bromwich Albion and Crystal Palace, at a time when Chelsea, held to a 1-1 draw by Burnley last weekend, have begun to show frailties.Victory at Liverpool, the team City pipped to last season's title, will not be straightforward, with Brendan Rodgers's side unbeaten at home since November and on a 10-game unbeaten run in the league.Liverpool, currently sixth, will recall Brazilian playmaker Philippe Coutinho after he was rested for the trip to Turkey, while Ivorian midfielder Yaya Toure returns for City after missing the Barcelona defeat through suspension.A run of seven wins in nine games had seen Arsene Wenger's side climb to third place in the league table, but with their Champions League hopes now hanging by a thread, the club have been plunged into doubt.
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