The top two in last season's Barclays Premier League go head-to-head on Monday night at the Etihad. Manchester City and Liverpool will both be looking to build on their opening day wins in what promises to be a great early-season encounter.
City beat Newcastle 2-0 at St James' Park on the opening weekend and showed flashes of their quality, while Liverpool struggled to a 2-1 home win over Southampton. Both teams will be in better shape for this match.
Here we take a look at the five key battles that could define the match at the Etihad.