Brendan Rodgers' Liverpool lost 3-0 last weekend against West Bromwich Albion and will be highly motivated to get their season up and running. There are few better ways to do just that than to beat the league's champions in front of a passionate Kop.
Manchester City, therefore, should take nothing for granted when they face up against the Anfield club this Sunday.
That doesn't change the fact that Manchester will be favourites heading into a match that will pitch one of English football's oldest giants against one of its newest.
So, here is a summary of Manchester City's team news heading into the game, as well as their starting lineup.