Guardiola breaks Premier League record with fourth straight award

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He's done it. He's only gone and done it. Pep Guardiola has been named Premier League Manager of the Month for December, thus snaffling the award for the fourth time on the bounce - a new record.

That result levelled up the head-to-head between Klopp and Guardiola, sparring partners from their time in Germany, who both have five wins apiece (and a draw) from their 11 meetings. Bristol City adopted a similar strategy in midweek and Lee Johnson's reward for being adventurous at the Etihad Stadium was forced errors out of Eliaquim Mangala and John Stones, which contributed to the Championship side's opening goal. Just six have been conceded over a 10-game period but the majority of them have come during the latter stages of either half.

While Tottenham v Everton is one of the select few fixtures that has featured in every Premier League season since the competition's inception in 1992, the head-to-head record over the 51 encounters between them is a one-sided affair. Is it a lack of concentration? Is it simply a coincidence?

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Unbeaten in the league this season, City are 15 points clear of second-placed Manchester United and remain in contention to win an unpreceded treble of Premier League, Champions League, EFL Cup and FA Cup.

Coutinho or not, Liverpool have a great recent record against City at Anfield, winning their last four meetings on Merseyside, and going undefeated since 2003. Having said all that, I think they are still no match for Manchester City so I think we can expect the home side to lose.

Moreno was Liverpool's first choice LB before getting injured.

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