Man United vs Liverpool Predictions and Betting Tips
We have an all-time Premier League classic on our hands this Thursday as Man United welcome Liverpool to Old Trafford. Read on for our expert tips and predictions.
Both sides clashed in Manchester back in January with the hosts eliminating Liverpool from the FA Cup in a 3-2 victory. In the reverse match, however, they both went home with a point each in a goalless draw.
Mancunians keen on making their rivals wait a little longer
Although it was initially looking like the Cityzens would walk away with the league title last weekend even after their loss to Chelsea, Ole’s troops pulled off yet another brilliant comeback to beat Aston Villa 3-1. They would need to at least pick up a point to once again postpone the eventual coronation of their city rivals. Can they get past a struggling Liverpool side who would be keen on getting to the Champions League?
Klopp’s Reds mounting late top four charge
The outgoing defending champions currently find themselves in 6th place, six points out of the top four places with a game in hand. As such, this is a very pivotal matchup in their hopes for the UCL next season as it could put them just three behind Leicester who has a tough run of fixtures. In their most recent game, they beat Hassenhuttl’s Saints 2-0 via goals from Mane and Thiago.
Man United vs Liverpool Team News
Maguire recently joined Martial, Jones, and Jones on Man United’s injury list. With regards to the visitors, this season has been filled with injuries with van Dijk, Matip, and Gomez still out injured. They’ve been recently joined by new center-back pairing Davies and Kabak.
Man United possible starting XI:
De Gea; Wan Bissaka, Lindelof, Bailly, Shaw; Fred, McTominay; Pogba, Bruno, Greenwood; Cavani
Liverpool possible starting XI:
Alisson; Robertson, Williams, Phillips, Trent; Fabinho, Thiago, Wijnaldum; Salah, Mane, Jota
Man United vs Liverpool Prediction: 2-1
The hosts must be brimming with confidence given their recent results. Liverpool, on the other hand, would be keen on salvaging their season with a top-four finish. However, given their weakened defense, we don’t see them leaving Old Trafford with maximum points.