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Liverpool v Manchester City: Silence to remember Hillsborough tragedy ahead of crucial Premier League clash

Full time: Liverpool 3 - 2 Man City

A minute's silence was held at Anfield this afternoon to remember those who lost their lives in the Hillsborough tragedy, ahead of Liverpool's crucial clash against Manchester City.

Marking the 25th anniversary of the disaster, football fans displayed a mosaic in the stands, marking the day in which almost 100 people were killed.

A crush on the steel-fenced terraces of Sheffield Wednesday's stadium on April 15, 1989, resulted in the deaths of 96 Liverpool fans and left hundreds more injured.

The tribute came ahead of the the home side's Premier League game against Man City.

Heading into Sunday's game, Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany was declared fit to start against Liverpool at Anfield after his injury scare in training.

The only change from last week's victory over Southampton saw Gael Clichy replace Aleksandar Kolarov.

Liverpool named the same side which beat West Ham last weekend, meaning the fit-again Daniel Agger had to settle for a place on the bench.

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