Liverpool Vs. Manchester United Match preview
Once again the Premier League leaders play on what is termed as Super Sunday at Anfield, but this time round is Manchester United on top of the table to face Liverpool on matchday 18.
The match between the two is received with different and mixed reactions being a derby with history and entertaining showdown. Meanwhile, these teams are expected to clash twice on consecutive weekends, the second one being the FA Cup 4th round on 24th January.
The Reds sit second three-point behind the League leaders the Red Devils, Liverpool are heading into this match with a 4-1 win against Aston Villa before losing 1-0 away to Southampton in Premier League encounter.
The Red Devils, on the other hand, has two wins, a 1-0 win against Watford in an FA Cup match and again a 1-0 win away to Burnley in a Premier League clash. The win against Burnley placed them on top of the table with 36 points gathered from seventeen matches.
- Liverpool FC have registered five wins, drawn four times, and suffered a single defeat in their last ten matches in all competition this season.
- The Red have registered four clean-sheets in their last ten matches in all competitions this season.
- Manchester United have kept five clean sheets in their last ten matches in all competition this season.
- The Red Devil have registered seven wins, two draws while suffering a single loss in their last ten matches in all competition this season.
- Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side have at least registered more than two goals in four of their last ten matches in all competitions this season.
- Jurgen Klopp’s have registered three home wins in the last four matches in all competitions this season.
Liverpool Vs. Manchester United Match Head to Head
The last time the Red Devils won against their opponent was back in 2018 in Premier League the match that ended 2-1 and previously the match ended 2-0 in favor of Liverpool FC.
Liverpool FC Team News
Liverpool will be missing the services of Joel Matip who has not been training with the first XI as of Wednesday.
Nat Philips, Rhys Williams, or Jordan Henderson may start alongside Fabinho at center-back.
Naby Keita is unlikely to return to start in mid-field as he is recovering from injury.
Manchester United Team News
Eric Bailly may earn a nod to start before Victor Lindelof regardless of the fitness of the latter.
The Red Devil will receive Antony Martial back after a scare injury he picked during their one win against Burnley; he is reportedly fit for the clash.
Phil Jones and Marcos Rojo won’t be available for the visitors again as they look to recover from injury.
Liverpool Vs. Manchester United Match Prediction
Six of their encounters between these teams the match ended in stalemates, the host has drawn in their last three League matches one of which was seen through by a struggling West Brom, while the Red Devils have lost one in their five league matches and are yet to suffer a sole defeat on their League campaign.
Goals – Over 2.5
These two teams are sending the ball forward and we expect goalkeepers from both ends to have a busy day. Despite all this, we expect more than two goals to be registered in this match therefore over 2.5 markets ascertained by our pundits
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