The Premier League matchup between Liverpool and Manchester United takes place on Tuesday at Anfield. The game was a little sluggish for the home team, so they hoped to get back on their best form and close the gap on Manchester City.
Right now, Liverpool is in title contention with Man City. They stepped backward by drawing 2-2 in the Premier League with Manchester City, their direct rivals, at the Etihad Stadium.
Manchester United’s top four progress has been hindered by a series of surprising defeats in recent weeks. It creates the ideal setting for a fascinating showdown right in the heart of Anfield.
Liverpool vs. Manchester United Form Guide
Liverpool supporters will hope to see the same thing happen since they beat Manchester City 2-3 in the FA Cup. Liverpool controlled 51% of the ball and made 11 attempts on goal, seven of which were on target.
Ibrahima Konaté in the 9th minute and Sadio Mané in the 17th & 45th minute appeared on the score sheets for Liverpool. Manchester City had ten shots on goal, six of which were on target. Manchester City’s goals came from Jack Grealish in the 47th and Bernardo Silva in the 90th minute.
Liverpool has had no trouble finding the back of the net as of recently. They have done so in each of their previous six outings. The Reds have scored a total of 14 and conceded up to 8 within that period.
Manchester United enters this encounter following a 3-2 Premier League victory over Norwich City last Saturday. Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick in Manchester United’s 3-0 win over Burnley.
Man United enjoyed 61 percent of the possession and nine shots on target in that game. There were 15 attempts on goal for Norwich City, but only four were on target. Norwich City’s goals came from Kieran Dowell in the 45th minute and Teemu Pukki in the 52nd minute.
Taking a look at their recent results, Manchester United has allowed 11 goals in their last six games. Manchester United’s defensive shortcomings have been uncovered. We’ll have to wait and see if this current trend continues.
Liverpool vs. Manchester United ℹ️ Team News
There are no fitness issues for Jürgen Klopp ahead of this match, so he will be pleased to have a complete fit squad.
Ralf Rangnick must select a team with minimal options. No appearances will be made by Edinson Cavani, Raphael Varane, Scott McTominay, or Luke Shaw.
Liverpool vs. Manchester United Pre-Match Facts
- In their last seven league meetings with Manchester United, Liverpool has not suffered a defeat.
- Liverpool has not lost any of their last 19 league home games. Quite the run.
- Manchester United’s previous results show that they have lost all five of their previous league games against Liverpool when played away from Anfield. Stopping this run is something they’ll be eager to do.
- The Red Devils are also winless in their last two league games on the road.
Liverpool vs. Manchester United Predicted Winner
We predict Liverpool to come out on top in this one with a 2 – 1 victory. Manchester United will almost certainly score against this Liverpool squad. However, it may not be as many as they have scored against them.
Why Liverpool Are the Favorites to Win This Match
Liverpool is once again a dominant force in English football under Jurgen Klopp. The Merseyside Reds trail Manchester City by one point and are the greatest team in England going into this encounter.
Liverpool is fortunate to have all of its players available. For this round’s title bid, none of the team’s big players have been sidelined by injury. Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, and Virgil van Dijk logged significant minutes, and their names should appear prominently on the squad list come Tuesday.
Why Manchester United Could Win This Match
Manchester United must win to qualify for the UEFA Champions League next year. United must produce results to secure Europe for the foreseeable future. They’ll be fired up for this game, so expect them to give it all.
Manchester United is desperate for a victory after a string of poor results and a lot at stake. They also have a unique opportunity to oust their main rivals from the Champions League race.
Despite making significant additions to their squad, Manchester United supporters have had a disappointing year by signing Cristiano Ronaldo and Jadon Sancho. The two newcomers aren’t entirely to blame for the club’s problems. It’s more about how the club is set up. It’s not like they don’t have a lot of good players. They should still be a good team until the end of the campaign.
Liverpool vs. Manchester United Best Odds
Backing the Merseyside is 1.45, staking a draw costs 5.25, and betting on Manchester United (the underdog) to win costs 7.80.