The Seagulls are in unbeaten form with three wins from their last four and Roberto De Zerbi is starting to get his team playing some superb stuff. Liverpool are well off the pace in terms of European qualification and already out of the League Cup which makes their Champions League clash with defending champions Real Madrid -- a rematch of last season's final -- very important. Make no mistake, Klopp is under pressure already and a Reds exit here would only serve to increase that scrutiny.
27 | Time: 3 p. ETLocation: Etihad Stadium -- ManchesterLive stream: ESPN+Odds: Manchester City -138; Draw +275; Arsenal +290 (via Caesars Sportsbook)Sunday: Brighton vs. LiverpoolThis one is shaping up to be a tough one for Jurgen Klopp's men who have really struggled since the start of 2023 with just one win from five across all competitions.
Sheffield United will close the weekend on Sunday at 11:30 a. ET and Derby vs. West Ham will be on Monday at 2:45 p. ET. Friday: Manchester City vs. ArsenalIt does not get much bigger than first against second in the Premier League as the first of a two-part instalment over the next fortnight. The Gunners have a five-point lead which could stretch to eight if they can win their game in hand and Pep Guardiola's men have a tough task ahead of them if they are to stop Mikel Arteta's side from securing the crown.