Manchester United v Liverpool


Manchester United will demeanour to keep their considerable run of wins going when they horde arch-rivals Liverpool during Old Trafford in a Premier League on Sunday.

Manchester United

Premier League

15 Jan 2017

Kick-off: 18H00 (GMT+2)

Venue: Old Trafford

Head-to-head summary:


Man Utd 170 68 46 56

Liverpool 170 56 46 68

Previous encounter:

Liverpool 0-0 Man Utd 17/10/2016 (Premier League)

Players to watch:

All eyes will be on Wayne Rooney this weekend after he unsuccessful to mangle Sir Bobby Charlton’s scoring record for Manchester United in midweek and what improved diversion for him to finally transcend a fable than opposite one of a Red Devils’ biggest rivals.

Liverpool will be looking to a artistic talents of Adam Lallana to assistance them spin their new bad run of form around during Old Trafford this weekend. There is also a probability he might be assimilated in midfield by Coutinho, who recently returned to training from injury.

Team form and manager quotes:

Manchester United have won 8 games in a quarrel in all competitions and have renewed their attack on a tip 4 of a Premier League in new weeks.

Manager Jose Mourinho recently settled that he was never endangered about their bad form since he believed in himself and his players to spin things around.

“We kept a fortitude and we kept a faith in a peculiarity though we indispensable results,” he told Sky Sports forward of a match.

“Finally, when we started having, not only good performances, though also 3 points, we accepted that things could unequivocally improve.”

Liverpool are winless in their final 3 matches and fell to a startling 1-0 better in a initial leg of a EFL Cup semi-final opposite Southampton in midweek, though manager Jurgen Klopp stays assured his side will be means to compare their rivals on Sunday.

“I hear it in your questions, we hear it when we speak to opposite people, since of a final diversion (the 1-0 better during Southampton) it is like ‘Oh my God – and now it is Man United’ though give me 11 players and we will be competitive,” he said.

“I know how they (players) conflict to not-that-good performances. It is not about being assured before a game, it is about removing certainty in a diversion with a right kind of movements, right kind of defending.”

Team news:

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Marcos Rojo face late aptness tests for a hosts, while Eric Bailly really misses out as he is on general avocation with Ivory Coast during a Africa Cup of Nations.

Jordan Henderson and Joel Matip are doubts for Liverpool, who are also but Saido Mane who is in Gabon with Senegal for Afcon.


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