Liverpool face Manchester City in the Premier League this weekend and Kevin De Bruyne has spoke about the differences between the two clubs.
Kevin De Bruyne has listed what he thinks are the differences between Liverpool and Manchester City.
The Reds are currently 13 points behind Man City in the Premier League table. Jurgen Klopp’s side are 10th while City are second and one point behind leaders Arsenal.
Liverpool welcome Man City to Anfield this Sunday in their first league meeting of the season. The two clubs have already met this term, with the Reds claiming a 3-1 win in the Community Shield back in July.
However, the sides have had contrasting fortunes since that afternoon in Leicester. Despite Liverpool’s current form, De Bruyne says he still expected a tough match against the Reds this weekend.
“I expect them to be at the best Liverpool possible,” De Bruyne told Manchester Evening News.. “Obviously they lost some points but they are still Liverpool and I expect them to be good, that’s the only way I see it.
“I like big games, I like good atmospheres. It’s a game like any other, obviously, it’s hard playing away at a top-six team always.
“I think the last few years we’ve done well, even last year if we didn’t win so I think it’s probably going to be a good game again.”
De Bruyne was then asked what he thinks has changed between the two clubs this summer. The Belgium international has claimed that Liverpool are an “up-and-down team”, and outlined why he thinks Man City have improved.
Maybe we have more control of the game, they are more of an up-and-down team and we are a team who has more control of the game, so if you can control that style of play then maybe you have more of a chance,” said De Bruyne.