Football fans around the world are about to watch a very thrilling match between the two English giants, Manchester United and Liverpool FC. Both teams will face off tonight at Old Trafford, the home of Manchester United.
Liverpool and Manchester United still failed to get a victory after playing two matches in the league. Man United lost their first two games, while Liverpool drew both of their first matches. With two points, Liverpool stand in 15th place, and Man United are on 19th.
Stats and Records
Although the recent time of Manchester United were good enough, they won more matches than Liverpool in the head-to-head clashes. The Red Devils won 81 games, while Liverpool registered 70 victories against Man United.
However, Liverpool’s recent records are way better than Man United’s. The Red Devils won just one of their previous twelve matches against Liverpool. Moreover, Liverpool won the last three consecutive matches against Man United. They could win three successive away games for the first time in history if the Klopp boys defeat Manchester United tonight.
Anthony Martial had a great pre-season with Manchester United. But the France international missed both of the opening games for Man United due to a hamstring injury. However, he is back again in the squad. He has completed the training session with the team. So, it is expected to see him in the clash against Liverpool at any moment of the game.
But defender Victor Lindelof is still unavailable as he hasn’t recovered yet. At the same time, Manchester United will miss the service of Facundo Pellistri because of an ankle issue. In addition, Man United’s fans will have to wait for another game to see the new recruit, Casemiro. He will not be featured today.
On Liverpool’s side, they will miss the service of Darwin Nunez as he was sent off during the match against Crystal Palace the last Monday. A three-game suspension is imposed on him. There are also some injury issues on Liverpool’s squad. Joel Matip, Diego Jota, and midfielder Thiago will miss today’s clash due to injuries. However, Naby Keita and Roberto Firmino are back in the squad and ready to play tonight.