Manuel Pellegrini's side made it an impressive nine out of nine - with 37 goals scored - to move into second place behind Arsenal as the Reds slipped to fourth after a 2-1 defeat.
Negredo watches his winner edge over the line after Mignolet's howler
However, had Raheem Sterling's effort not been wrongly ruled out for offside before either side had scored - and goalkeeper Simon Mignolet not made a hash of Alvaro Negredo's winner - Brendan Rodgers' side could well have got much more out of this game.
City 2-1 Liverpool
Philippe Coutinho gave the Reds a deserved lead and Vincent Kompany nodded in an equaliser, before Mignolet's clanger allowed Negredo to net the winner.
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