Liverpool vs Manchester United: Preview and Prediction

Liverpool vs Manchester United
English Premier League.
Date: Monday, 17th October, 2016,
Kick-off at 20:00 UK
Venue: Anfield Stadium, Liverpool.

The Reds of Liverpool locks horn with reds of Manchester. Liverpool host Manchester united in match day 8 of 2016/2017 English Premier League.

Liverpool is in great scoring form, having net in 10 goals in their last 3 games in all competition. The reds savaged a 2-1 win over struggling Swansea on matchday 7. Moreover, Jurgen Klopp’s men sits 4th on the log with 16 point gathered from 7 games, and 2 points behind league leaders.

Manchester United shared points with Stoke city in their last game before the international break. The red devils will be looking to replicate their last season double legged victory over Liverpool, and also a redemption to their away from after a shameful loss to Watford at Vicarage road. Moreover, Manchester United sits 6th on the log, 3 point behind their Monday host.

Key Facts

  • Liverpool currently enjoys 5 straight win in the 5 consecutive games in all competition. In addition to that, the reds have scored 9 goals in 2 home games played so far the season, conceding twice in those two home clashes.
  • Manchester United currently maintains 4 games unbeaten run. In addition, the red devils took two wins in their 3 away games this season, scoring 5 and conceding 4 goals.

Liverpool: Predicted Line-Up (4-3-3)

Karius – Milner, Lovren, Matip, Clyne – Wijnaldum, Henderson, Lallana – Countinho, Firmino, Mane.

Manchester United: Predicted Line-Up (4-2-3-1)

De Gea – Valencia, Bailly, Smalling, Blind – Herrera, Pogba – Lingard, Mata, Rashford – Ibrahimovic.

Liverpool vs Manchester United: Head-to-Head Stats

Both side met 4 times during the 2015/2016 season in which Manchester united won the 2 legged encounter of Premier League encounter both home and away. And Liverpool won with a 3-1 aggregate score in their Europa league clash.

Manchester United are on a four match winning run against Liverpool in Premier League meetings. Also, Liverpool have managed to defeat Manchester United only once in the last 8 league meetings and lost 7 times during the period.

Liverpool vs Manchester United: Prediction

The two teams have a lot of quality in their squad and incredible tactical backing with two superb managers at the helm. At the same time, Manchester United have an incredible head-to-head record against Liverpool enjoying 4 consecutive league wins. And a stable central midfield will be key for Mourinho if United are to stop the Reds at Anfield this time.

But the winning momentum and consistency is currently with Liverpool. Also Manchester United are a side which lacks consistency. This could play straight into the hands of the hosts who will be more than desperate to end their poor run of results against the Red Devils.

Looking at the way these two teams are playing at the moment, there will be no shortage of entertainment on Monday night. We expect the goals to stay above the 2.5 mark at the final whistle.

Liverpool vs Manchester United: Betting Tips

  • Both Teams to Score and Liverpool to win at 3/1 (4.00).

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1 COMMENT

  1. Good review. But the predicted lineup might be a little inaccurate. Wijnaldum, Clyne, Lovren and Lallana are a doubt.

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