Sunday action at Old Trafford – kick-off – 5:30pm GMT.
This Sunday sees Man U go head to head with Liverpool at Old Trafford – Kick-off 5:30pm GMT.
Man U sit in second place and will be hopeful of maintaining Champion’s League qualification form, as they take on sixth placed Liverpool.
Manchester United arrive at this match with 67 points
With the memory of their last match, doubtless on their minds, a (0-0) draw against Leeds United, Man U will be keen to improve on that result in this game.
Football is a simple game, first don’t lose, and Man U achieved this now in 19 of their last 20 games and they are looking worthy of the aspiration to qualify for Champion’s League football. They currently sit in second place, with a total of 67 points having won 19 meetings, drawn 10 meetings, and lost four matches.
Man U have won nine meetings, drawn three games, and lost four fixtures of their 16 League matches at home this season.
A win in this fixture would take Manchester United’s points to 70 in the League.
Good Attacking Performance
This has been a good season so far for Man U, in terms of goals scored (64). Their stand out attacking players have been Bruno Fernandes (16), Marcus Rashford (10), and Edinson Cavani (8). Man U have conceded 35 goals.
It is likely that two key players will miss Sunday’s fixture, which is something of a concern for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and his Man U team.
Liverpool arrive at this match, having secured 54 points so far this season
Liverpool have suffered at the hands of Newcastle United and Leeds United in their previous two matches, with two successive draws. They go into this game with the hope of taking all three points.
With sixth, they currently sit 54 points in the League having won 15 matches, drawn nine meetings, and lost nine fixtures.
Liverpool’s away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Man U. In the 16 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won seven matches, drawn six meetings, and lost three meetings.
A victory for Liverpool would put them on 57 points.
Good Attacking Performance
They have a good scoring record of 55 goals (49 from open play and six penalties). This is largely down to the efforts of their stand-out attackers – Mohamed Salah (18), Sadio Mane (8), and Diogo Jota (8). Liverpool have conceded 39 goals.
Liverpool’s ever growing list of players missing due to injury or illness to be a concern for Jurgen Klopp, ahead of this Sunday’s fixture against their opponents.
Manchester United v Liverpool Head-to-Heads.
Man U and Liverpool have faced each other 64 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Man U’s favour (31 – 19). Additionally, seven of the previous 13 games between Man U and Liverpool have resulted in a Man U win.
For Man U, Bruno Fernandes contributed with
16 goals in 33 League matches this campaign, while Mohamed Salah scored
18 goals in 33 League games this Premier League Season for Liverpool.
Other players of note for Man U are Marcus Rashford and Edinson Cavani with 10 goals and eight goals respectively and for Liverpool are Sadio Mane and Diogo Jota with eight goals and eight goals respectively.