On January 19, Liverpool welcomes Manchester United for one of the shocks of the 22nd day of the Premier League. Liverpool want to stay at the top of the rankings while Manchester United plans to catch up on the top 4.
Liverpool vs Manchester United Soccer Betting Prediction
Nothing can stop Liverpool this season! Already qualified for the knockout stages of the Champions League and winner of the world club championship, the Mersey club is also still unbeaten in the league (20 wins and 1 draw) and obviously leads the rankings with 14 points ahead and 1 game behind Manchester City. The Reds seem simply unbeatable at the moment and they remain on a new victory acquired on the lawn of Tottenham last weekend (0-1).
Manchester United is currently 5th in the Premier League and concedes 5 points behind 4th place, synonymous with qualification for the next Champions League. Victorious 5 times in the last 8 days, for 2 defeats and 1 draw, the Red Devils display a form quite honorable. After losing in Arsenal’s lair (2-0), they very easily imposed themselves, at home, against the Norwich red lantern last weekend (4-0). In the middle of the week, Manchester United defeated Wolverhampton at home in a replay game counting for the FA Cup 32nd finals (1-0).
The staff for Liverpool vs Manchester United
Liverpool’s workforce is reduced by the midfielder Fabinho, important Matip, Lovren and Milner and substitutes Keïta and Clyne. The Reds stand out with an iron defense, the best in the Premier League with 14 goals conceded. The offensive trio of Salah, Mané and Firmino is available.
5 elements are missing at Manchester United for this trip to Anfield: they are the starters Pogba and McTominay, the playmaker less used this season Lingard and substitutes Tuanzebe and Rojo, all injured. Marcus Rashford (14 goals in the Premier League) is attacking this season, assisted by Anthony Martial (8 goals).
The compositions for Liverpool vs Manchester United
The likely composition of Liverpool:
Alisson – Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, Van Dijk, Robertson – Oxlade-Chamberlain, Henderson, Wijnaldum – Salah, Firmino, Mané.
Absent: Fabinho, Matip, Lovren, Milner, Keïta, Clyne (injured).
The planned tactical arrangement (4-3-3):
Alexander-Arnold – Gomez – Van Dijk – Robertson
Oxlade-Chamberlain – Henderson – Wijnaldum
Salah – Firmino – Mané
The likely composition of Manchester United:
de Gea – Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Williams – Fred, Matic – Greenwood, Pereira, James – Martial.
Absent: Pogba, McTominay, Lingard, Tuanzebe, Rojo (injured).
The planned tactical arrangement (4-2-3-1):
Wan-Bissaka – Lindelof – Maguire – Williams
Fred – Matic
Greenwood – Pereira – James
The history of confrontations Liverpool vs Manchester United
There have been 31 clashes between the two teams since 2008. Man U leads with 14 wins against 10 for Liverpool. Otherwise, there were 7 draws.
During the first leg, Liverpool conceded to Old Trafford their only hitch since the start of the championship (1-1).
Key points for the match Liverpool vs Manchester United
– Liverpool have not conceded a single goal in the last 6 days.
– Marcus Rashford continues to score these days: 18 goals in his last 23 games in all competitions.
– With the exception of the setback conceded with the youth team in the Carabao Cup, Liverpool lost only one match this season, in Napoli on the first day of the group stage of the Champions League).
Soccer Betting Prediction Liverpool vs Manchester United
Irresistible for a few weeks now, Liverpool should prevail in front of their fans against Manchester United this Sunday.
Betting Prediction: Liverpool win without conceding a goal