Liverpool and Manchester City will face off on Saturday evening in the Community Shield, the curtain raiser for the 2022/23 season at the King Power Stadium in Leicester.
The curtain raiser has been taken away from its traditional Wembley Stadium due to the ongoing Women Euro Championship that is being staged in England with Wembley one of the key venues.
The two teams meet by the virtue of winning the FA Cup and the league respectively and expectedly, the match should be an eye-catching one for fans around the globe who wait for the return of English Premier League football.
Showmax, Africa’s premier sports streaming platform will air the Community Shield match live. To watch and enjoy the tie between the two English giants, register with Showmax by visiting showmax.com. You will then select the PRO package that airs sporting events, a few clicks later you will be ready to enjoy football action.
The two teams fought for the league and FA Cup titles last season. Liverpool eliminated City from the FA Cup in the semifinal stage on their way to clinching their first cup title since 2006 while Man City beat the Reds to the title on final day, a day that City had to come from two goals down to beat Aston Villa and win the title.
The match will also introduce two top marksmen to English football. Liverpool acquired Darwin Nunez from Benfica for a club record fee while Man City got Erling Haaland from Borussia Dortmund. Both are available for the match and it will be a battle of who makes an immediate impact for his new employer.
Other new players who will make bows for the two clubs include Julien Alvarez and Kalvin Philips for Manchester City while Liverpool could introduce Fábio Carvalho, an acquisition from Fulham.
Catch the match and the 2022/23 English Premier League games live on Showmax.