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Premier League title run-in: Man City and Liverpool’s final fixtures, dates, times

With Manchester City’s 0-2 away win over local rivals United at Old Trafford, the tide turned the way of the “Citizens” who now hold the upper hand in the Premier League title race by virtue of a single point ahead of chasing Liverpool.

With just three games remaining for both teams now in one of the most compelling Premier League title races in recent years here are the fixtures set to determine the outcome of the 2018/19 season.

Soccer Football – Premier League – Manchester United v Manchester City – Old Trafford, Manchester, Britain – April 24, 2019 Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola and Oleksandr Zinchenko after the match
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Manchester City
April 28th: Burnley (away) 15:05 kick-off

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On paper at least, City’s trip to Turf Moor could be the trickiest of the three remaining ties for Pep Guardiola’s men. When both sides last came face-to-face in Lancashire last season, Sean Dyche’s side managed a creditable 1-1 draw. City will however, take comfort at least two meetings between both sides in Manchester where the Sky Blues romped to 5-0 wins in the Premier League and FA Cup respectively.

May 6th: Leicester City (home) 21:00 kick-off

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City have the small disadvantage of playing their first two games of the “run-in trilogy” after Liverpool which for many is seen as a psychological drawback and this home game against Brendan Rodger’s side comes two days after Liverpool travel to Newcastle. In the past three Premier League meetings between both sides at the Etihad Stadium, City have won twice with “The Foxes” winning 1-3 during their title winning season in 16/17.    

May 12th: Brighton (away) 16:00 kick-off

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Come the final game of the season, currently relegation threatened Brighton and Hove Albion will have bid farewell to fellow strugglers Cardiff City or indeed be fighting for their own survival which could determine the dynamic of this last game of the current campaign at the Amex Stadium.

Liverpool

Liverpool’s Dutch midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum (2R) celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between between Cardiff City and Liverpool at Cardiff City Stadium
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April 26th: Huddersfield (home) 21:00 kick-off

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Despite training City by a point, Liverpool fans can claim that two of their remaining three games are at fortress Anfield and Klopp’s men also having the advantage of playing the first two games ahead of City. Huddersfield are first up before the “R” face Barça in the Champions League semi-final.

May 4th: Newcastle United (away) 20:45 kick-off

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St. James Park has proven to be a tricky place for Liverpool to go to in recent Premier League seasons with “The R” just picking up one point on their last three visits to the North East. Newcastle are safe and my have one eye on sandy Caribbean beaches

May 12th: Wolves (home) 16:00 kick-off

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The curtain comes down for Jurgen Klopp’s men with Nuno’s Wolverhampton Wanderers the visitors at Anfield. Wolves have been one of the surprise packages this season and will have one eye on their FA Cup date against City the following week at Wembley Stadium. 

( all times expressed in CEST)