Sunday night excitement is back in the Premier League as they host Man Utd vs Liverpool at Old Trafford. This weekend the clash between the arch-rivals is one of the biggest and most-watched matches in the EPL. Let us have a look at the preview of Man Utd vs Liverpool.
Man Utd vs Liverpool Preview
Their recent 3-2 comeback against Atalanta in the Champions League has been on top of the news. The winning goal from Ronaldo was surely cherished by many people. But looking at their League run Manchester United has not been in a good form. Their recent match against Leicester City ended up them losing 4-2. Ole Gunnar’s team needs to step up in the upcoming match as their opponent won’t go easy on them. Sitting at 6th place, Manchester United would like to improve their standing and move up the table. With Ronaldo inform the chances are there for them to do some wonders.
Liverpool FC on the other hand is in phenomenal form as they are the only unbeaten team in the Premier League. Their recent 3-2 in the Champions League against Atletico Madrid did test their patience. But thanks to Mohamed Salah’s cool calm penalty helped to scrape out the victory. Coming to their premier league run, Liverpool is in a commanding position after their recent 5-0 thumping against Watford. Jürgen Klopp’s men are sitting 2nd just after Chelsea with a point gap between them. Salah would like to add more goals to his tally in the upcoming clash.
Man Utd vs Liverpool recently team form in EPL:
Manchester United: W W L D L
Liverpool FC: W W D D W
Marcus Rashford and Fred are in doubt after they both were substituted during the Atalanta clash. Bruno Fernandes has also limped off the pitch, raising doubts about his start.
Anthony Martial and Amad Diallo are back on the training pitch and are expected to join the mix of the bench and the starting lineup.
With shadow over Fred, it’s McTominay and Pogba in the middle and Sancho at the front in the possible absence of Rashford.
Curtis Jones is set to be back in the mix of the line-up. Thiago Alcantara is still doubtful to start as there’s no such positive news regarding his injuries. On the other hand, Harvey Elliott is still out after his horrendous ankle injury.
Diogo Jota is most likely to sit out as well after his injury scare during the international break.
Fabinho, who was used as a sub in the UCL match, will be in the starting lineup replacing Keita or Milner.
Man Utd VS Liverpool Starting Line-ups:
Manchester United- David De Gea; Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Victor Lindelof, Harry Maguire, Luke Shaw; Scott McTominay, Paul Pogba; Mason Greenwood, Bruno Fernandes, Marcus Rashford/Jadon Sancho; Cristiano Ronaldo
Liverpool FC- Alisson Becker; Trent Alexander-Arnold, Joël Matip, Virgil Van Dijk, Andy Robertson; Jordan Henderson, Fabinho Tavares, James Milner/Naby Këita; Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mané