Manchester United vs Liverpool: Preview

Manchester United will be looking to turn their torrid season around on Sunday, as they host Liverpool in the latest chapter of the two teams historic rivalry.

United currently sit 12th in the table, 2 points from relegation. Meanwhile Liverpool sit 8 points clear of Manchester City, at the top of the table.

United are currently going through their worst start in 30 years and Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s managerial role is surly on the ropes, even more so after Manchester’s loss to Newcastle right before the international break.

Liverpool remains undefeated in the Premier League and the Merseyside team has pulled ahead of Manchester City, early on in the title race. This match despite United’s pervious form is arguably Liverpool’s first big match and f they win they will equal Manchester City’s record of 18 consecutive wins.

Reports suggest that Allison will be back between the sticks for The Reds and that Mo Salah is also fit to start against United. Meanwhile for United, Paul Pogba and David de Gea have both been ruled out, according to Sky Sports. Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Luke Shaw are both back from
injury and winger Anthony Martial is a possibility.

A loss for United here could actually leave them in the relegation zone, dependent on the following results.

Brighton and Villa draw,
Sheffield United draws with or beat Arsenal,
Newcastle draws with or beat Chelsea,
Everton beat West Ham,
Southampton beat Wolves,

The rest of the matches are as follows

Everton vs. West Ham                     Tottenham vs. Watford
Chelsea vs. Newcastle                     Leicester vs. Burnley
Aston villa vs. Brighton                     Wolves vs. Southampton
Wolves vs. Bournemouth                 C. Palace vs. Man. City
Sheffield U. vs. Arsenal

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