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On a day of grief and remembrance, Liverpool hosts City in Premier League showdown

On a day of mourning, Liverpool will be playing one of its biggest matches in years.The mood at Anfield will be somber Sunday as the country pauses to remember the 96 Liverpool fans who died in the Hillsborough disaster 25 years ago.The game between Liverpool and Manchester City pits two of the best teams in England and is the biggest in the Premier League so far this season."If Liverpool get the result, it will be a great day for the club and the city and also the 96 and their families," former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher said. "It's a big day for them as well and we should never forget that."Liverpool, looking to win the league title for the first time in 24 years, is chasing its 10th consecutive victory. With both teams still to face more hurdles after Sunday, this game is not decisive but the winner will be the favorite in the title race.Liverpool won its 18th and last league title in 1990, a year after some the team's fans were crushed in an overcrowded standing-only sectio...

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