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Manchester United vs Liverpool Preview – Team News, Match Facts, Betting Odds And Prediction

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Manchester United vs Liverpool Preview

Manchester United vs Liverpool is always a special game in premier league calender as there is an intense rivalry and history between the two biggest clubs in English football. Usually, at this stage of season, one would expect Manchester United fighting for the title while Liverpool struggling to get that elusive top four spot. Surprisingly, the scenario reversed completely this season as Liverpool are playing a breath taking brand of football and fighting with top clubs for the title while Manchester United are having a nightmare season under the new manager. Anyway, this will be a great game to watch for the neutrals as both the teams will give their 100% for pride and more importantly, points.

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Team News

Rafael should be back after an injury scare against West Brom. Jonny Evans, Javier Hernandez, and Nani are all sidelined for the big game.

Liverpool receives a massive injury boost as Lucas and Mamadou Sakho are back to full fitness.

For more teams news, read

Strongest Manchester United Line Up To Play Against Liverpool

Match Facts

  1. Manchester United have won eight of the last nine Barclays Premier League home games against Liverpool (W8 D0 L1).
  • Daniel Sturridge has scored in his last two league games for Liverpoolagainst Man Utd.
  • Robin van Persie has scored six goals in his last seven Premier League starts against Liverpool.
  • Liverpool have scored 47 first half goals in the Premier League this season, one more than Manchester United have in total.
  • Only Everton v Liverpool (20) has seen more red cards than the Liverpool v Manchester United fixture in the Premier League (14).

Match Facts Courtesy: Yahoo Sport

Betting Odds

According to PaddyPower, Manchester United win – 6/4

Liverpool win – 15/8

Draw – 23/10

Both the team to score – yes – 8/15 No -11/8


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