Manchester United vs Liverpool
England – Premier League
Date: Saturday, 10 March 2018
Kick-Off at 12:30 UK
Venue: Old Trafford (Manchester).
The Matchday No 30 is set to be opened with a mouth-watering derby between bitter inter-city rivals Manchester United and Liverpool at Old Trafford just half an hour past the noon. Both teams will head into it in high spirits and in normal circumstances we would have certainly be in for a true spectacle.
Nonetheless, Jose Mourinho has entirely ruined the derby last time out when the used a super defensive tactics which worked out well at the end since the Red Devils eventually earned a point holding the talented attacking line of Liverpool’s to a goalless draw at Anfield.
We can expect tis kind of approach once again from the Special One who generally tends to park the bus against top-five sides in the division. Nonetheless, it will be very interesting to see if the strategy will work this time out as well given that Klopp’s strikers have been on a superb run of form in the most recent period.
Klopp indeed has an immense talent in the final third in the likes of Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane. Each man in this trio, particularly Mo Salah, has been fantastic lately and this is why most of latest Liverpool’s games have seen the Reds net three or more goals, often will all of the mentioned likes on the scoreline.
United did perform a magnificent second-half comeback away at Crystal Palace on Monday and the etam generally showed a fantastic spirit. The celebrations after Nemanja Matic’s screamer in the stoppage time best described how involved the players are in team’s success and this spirits could be their guideline for success against the Reds.
Manchester United vs Liverpool: Head-to-head
None of last five H2H matches have seen two or more goals, mainly because of United’s defensive-minded approach.
The Red Devils have been more successful over the history and they lead the H2H tie by 12 wins coming into 173rd North-West derby.
Liverpool left Old Trafford victorious only 16 times on 85 occasions.
Manchester United vs Liverpool: Prediction
The safest of the betting options for this derby would obviously be backing the low-scoring contest as Mourinho will likely close the game once again, well aware of how dangerous Liverpool’s attack is.
As for the outcome, the draw pops up to be the most realistic of three as it happened in each of last four H2H matches between the two sides.
Manchester United vs Liverpool: Bet Tips
Under 2.5 goals FT @ 1.95
Draw @ 3.30