Manchester United vs Liverpool: Match Preview

Liverpool FC travels to Old Trafford in scintillating form as they take on eternal rivals Manchester United on Sunday at 9 PM IST.

Liverpool has been unbeaten in all competitions while pressure continues to mount on the Red Devils manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as United have been inconsistent despite spending a fortune in the summer window signing the likes of Jadon Sancho, Raphael Varane and Cristiano Ronaldo.

Their latest win against Atalanta in the UEFA Champions League might have relieved some pressure on the Norwegian but a positive result against the Reds would be vital for him and the club.

Liverpool meanwhile is coming off the back of an amazing win at Atletico Madrid in the UCL. They have been blowing teams out of the park. Interestingly, they drew their games against big-six rivals Chelsea and Manchester City while Man United themselves are yet to face a big-six team.

Mohamed Salah has been unplayable at times and that would make for an interesting duel against Cristiano Ronaldo.

Furthermore, Liverpool’s 18-game unbeaten league run is currently the longest in the top four English divisions. Their thrilling 4-2 success at Old Trafford last season was exceptional considering the injury crisis the Anfield club was having then and represented their sixth Premier League game without defeat against United.

Ultimately, form goes out of the window in a game of this history and magnitude in what will be an intense match.

Predicted Lineups:

Manchester United (4-2-3-1):

David de Gea, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Victor Lindelof, Harry Maguire, Luke Shaw, Scott McTominay, Fred, Mason Greenwood, Bruno Fernandes, Marcos Rashford, Cristiano Ronaldo.

Liverpool (4-3-3):

Alisson, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Joel Matip, Virgil van Dijk, Andrew Robertson, Fabinho, Jordan Henderson, Naby Keita, Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mane.

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