Liverpool fans held up pieces of card spelling out a giant 96 in Anfield's famous Kop stand, in honour of those who lost their lives in the Hillsborough disaster.
The club's players, along with those of visitors Manchester City, also joined in a minute's silence before the game kicked off.
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