Liverpool vs Man United: Preview, team news, key facts, predicted lineup

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Liverpool host Manchester United at Anfield in the Premier League in one of the most anticipated matches of the whole season.

Liverpool comes into the game after a fantastic 3-2 win over Manchester City in the semi-finals of the FA Cup. While last time around in the Premier League, the reds drew 2-2 against league leaders Manchester City. Liverpool are currently 2nd in the Premier League table. They have picked up 73 points from 31 league games so far this term.

Liverpool Premier League form: W W W W D

While Manchester United come into the game after a 3-2 win over Norwich City. An amazing hat-trick from Cristiano Ronaldo saved the home side from yet another disappointing result. The red devils are currently 5th in the Premier League table. They have picked up 54 points from 32 league games so far this term.

Manchester United Premier League form: L W D L W

Manchester United will be hoping to take revenge for the horrible 5-0 loss they suffered against Liverpool at the Old Trafford earlier this term.

Key facts

  • Liverpool are looking to complete the league double over Manchester United for the first time since the 2013-14 season.
  • The red devils are winless in their last five away league meetings against Liverpool.
  • The reds beat Manchester United 5-0 in the reverse league fixture earlier this term.
  • The red devils come into the game after two successive away defeats in the league.
  • United have not kept a clean sheet in their last five league games.
  • While Liverpool have recorded two goals in their last four successive league games.

Team news

Joel Matip looks set to returning to the starting lineup ahead of Konate. While Jordan Henderson could also return to the starting lineup ahead of Naby Keita. Roberto Firmino looked on to form after coming off the bench in the semi-final against Manchester City and should be on the lookout for returning to the starting lineup.

Ralf Rangnick is set to be without Fred and Scott McTominay due to injury setbacks. Edinson Cavani and left-back Luke Shaw are also ruled out of the clash due to injuries. The manager also confirmed that the club will be without star centre-half Raphael Varane for the fixture. Nemanja Matic should also return to starting lineup a the base of midfield.

Predicted lineup

Liverpool predicted lineup:

Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson; Henderson, Fabinho, Thiago; Salah, Firmino, Mane

Manchester United predicted lineup:

De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Telles; Matic, Pogba; Elanga, Fernandes, Sancho; Ronaldo

Liverpool vs Manchester United: Prediction

Manchester United will be hoping to revenge the horrible 5-0 loss they suffered earlier this season against Liverpool. But Liverpool will certainly be looking to take advantage of United’s poor record at the back.

Prediction: Liverpool 1:2 Manchester United

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