Vincent Kompany looks on after Liverpool score the winning goal in the 3-2 Premier League fixture

Manchester City v Sunderland: Premier League match preview

A look ahead to this week’s Premier League fixture at Etihad Stadium

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers looks on from the touchline

Premier League preview: A statistical look at all of this weekend's games, including Liverpool v Manchester City, Swansea v Chelsea, West Brom v Tottenham, Sunderland v Everton, Crystal Palace v Aston Villa

Providers of the largest online database for detailed football statistics WhoScored.com preview all of the matches in matchround 34 of the Premier League

Brendan Rodgers left Sterling out for two games but brought him back to great effect against Tottenham

Liverpool v Manchester City: Brendan Rodgers prefers Liverpool model to that of City's

Liverpool face City in a pivotal Premier League encounter with both club's displaying different methods of running a title-challenging club

Rodgers believes that Liverpool have the edge on City after their recent displays against them

Brendan Rodgers claims he is 'loving' the pressure of Liverpool's title challenge despite lack of experience

Rodgers is making his first realistic attempt to win the Premier League trophy but says he is thriving under the pressure

Transfer news: Santi Cazorla reveals Arsenal want to sign Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas

Cazorla has spoken to the Spanish goalkeeper about joining the Gunners but he has only enquired about what life is like living in England

Santi Cazorla: Arsenal lack 'winning mentality' and must address their self-belief, says midfielder ahead of FA Cup semi-final against Wigan

Midfielder has been disappointed with Arsenal's fall down the Premier League table and admits he is determined to secure silverware whether it is with the Gunners or elsewhere

Steven Gerrard celebrates scoring for Liverpool in the victory over West Ham

Steven Gerrard claims West Ham 'tried everything' to derail Liverpool title challenge - from overheating the changing rooms to drying out the pitch

Gerrard explained how the club's pre-match preparations were hampered by a number of different factors that made the 2-1 victory even sweeter

Daniel Sturridge congratulates Jordan Henderson after the midfielder's goal

Liverpool title challenge: Jordan Henderson warns Reds to take each game one at a time - starting with Manchester City

Liverpool welcome title favourites City to Anfield this weekend with the knowledge that victory would put them in the driving seat for a first Premier League title in 24 years

Steven Gerard makes no mistake from the spot

West Ham 1 Liverpool 2 match report: Steven Gerrard stays cool in chaos to keep Liverpool in control

Referee Anthony Taylor has questionable day with the whistle but Gerrard sets-up a mouth-watering tie with Manchester City next week

Steven Naismith celebrates his goal

Everton 3 Arsenal 0: Steven Naismith admits 'It would mean everything to finish in top four' after stunning victory over Gunners

Everton close gap to fourth to a single point after superb win at Goodison Park

Everton 3 Arsenal 0 match report: Arsene Wenger the professor is outsmarted by wily Roberto Martinez

Woeful Arsenal concede more ground in race for Europe as Everton know top-four fate now lies in their own hands

Juan Mata celebrates scoring for Manchester United in the 4-0 win over Newcastle

Newcastle 0 Manchester United 4: Juan Mata challenges United to bring their away form home to Old Trafford

Spanish midfielder masterminded the four-goal win at St James' Park and feels that they must improve their form at home

Frank Lampard celebrates after scoring the rebound from his saved penalty

Chelsea 3 Stoke City 0 match report: Lampard keeps Chelsea's ‘impossible dream' of title alive

Jose Mourinho might have given up on the League title but Chelsea return to the top of the table thanks to an outstanding display from their long-serving midfielder

Cardiff City 0 Crystal Palace 3 match report: Jason Puncheon has Palace punching their way out of trouble

Joe Ledley struck in-between a Puncheon double that gives Palace crucial back-to-back victories

Newcastle United 0 Manchester United 4 match report: Juan Mata and David Moyes rev up for Bayern Munich

Manchester United and under-fire manager buoyed ahead of Euro clash as midfielder leads 4-0 rout of Newcastle

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