Live at Old Trafford – Thursday – 9:15pm GMT kick-off.
Man U at home against Liverpool – Thursday – 9:15pm GMT – Old Trafford.
Man U will take on Liverpool Thursday, hoping to make their Champion’s League position form count.
With the Premier League season well into its stride, Manchester United have managed to gain 70 points so far, going into this match
It was a humbling defeat at the hands of Leicester City for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men in their last match, they will be hoping to get something out of this game for sure.
Football is a simple game, first don’t lose, and Man U achieved this now in 18 of their last 20 fixtures, which is responsible for their Champion’s League qualification position. With second, they currently sit 70 points in the League having won 19 games, drawn 10 games, and lost four matches.
When Man U host Liverpool, they will do so on the back of nine wins and three darts on their own ground.
Manchester United will have 73 points if they manage to secure a victory.
Good Attacking Performance
They have a good scoring rate of 64 goals (56 from open play and eight penalties). This has been largely down to the key attacking players: Bruno Fernandes (16), Marcus Rashford (10), and Edinson Cavani (8). Man U have conceded 35 goals.
Man U’s squad has depth, but even so, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is likely to be missing four of they key players when they start Thursday’s game.
Liverpool’s campaign so far has seen them accrue 57 points this season
Liverpool will hope to increase their wins in a row, having secured a 2-0 victory over Southampton in their last fixture.
They currently stand sixth in the League, with 57 points having won 15 matches, drawn nine games, 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 games, drawn six fixtures, and lost three meetings.
A win in this fixture, would take Liverpool’s points from 57 to 60, so far this season.
Good Attacking Performance
Liverpool will be pleased to have a good goal scoring record so far this season (55). This season, their stand-out attacking players have been Mohamed Salah (18), Sadio Mane (8), and Diogo Jota (8). Liverpool have conceded 39 goals.
Going into Thursday’s game, Jurgen Klopp without six of his players, due to illness or injury.
Manchester United v Liverpool Head-to-Head.
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, Man U recent form against Liverpool has been outstanding, winning on seven out of the last 13 meetings.
For Man U, Bruno Fernandes has netted
16 goals in 35 League games this season, while Mohamed Salah scored
18 goals in 34 League fixtures this campaign for Liverpool.
Other standout players 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.