The Manchester sides will avoid each other in the FA Cup quarterfinal round, as United visit Wolves and City will travel to Swansea City.
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Vincent Kompany's contract runs out at the end of the season but talks have been ongoing over a new 12-month deal.
So far, there hasn't even been the whiff of an upset in the FA Cup fifth round. Luckily, individuals like Phil Foden lit up a lacklustre weekend.
The 18-year-old scored twice as City overcame a difficult pitch to knock out Newport County to reach the quarterfinals of the FA Cup.
Man City vs. Newport delivered on all accounts, as Pep Guardiola's team showed class, Newport showed fight and the FA Cup again showed its magic.
Manchester City, Brighton and Millwall all ran out winners in Saturday's FA Cup fifth-round tie action.
It wasn't always pretty but Man City kept their "quadruple" hopes alive, Phil Foden, 18, bagging a brace to see Man City past Newport in the FA Cup.
Man City were given a scare by Newport but second-half goals from Leroy Sane, Phil Foden and Riyad Mahrez sent Man City through in the FA Cup.
Man City and Liverpool don't play each other again this season so the title race will likely come down to which side handles packed defences better.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has apologised to Riyad Mahrez for the winger's lack of game time in recent weeks, saying the Algerian's form
"He is an incredibly talented player but in that moment we have five strikers," Guardiola said of Mahrez's lack of playing time.
Surface at Newport's Rodney Parade stadium, which is also used by two rugby union clubs, has bare and muddy patches in some areas.
Man City's trip to Newport will be a culture shock for the Premier League champions, but it will be everything to the League Two minnows.
Man City remained on top of the heap after torching Chelsea, while Juve and PSG climbed up this week's edition of Shaka Hislop's Power Rankings.
Newport goalkeeper Joe Day had to run off the pitch at full-time to be with his wife who was giving birth after the 2-0 win over Middlesbrough.
"Of course it is better if [Liverpool] lose some points," Manchester City's Bernando Silva said, when asked about the Reds' game against United.
Which eight clubs will make it through to the Champions League quarterfinals? Here are our writers' predictions.
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