Liverpool will be hoping to make it nine wins in a row as they take on Manchester United in the Super Sunday clash in the Premier League.
Though the present League table reflects a wide gap between Liverpool and United, the two teams are indeed fierce rivals and an explosive encounter is anticipated at the Old Trafford.
Despite the contrasting fortunes of these two sides over the past couple of seasons, Liverpool have still had trouble in this fixture with only one win in their last 10 league meetings – a 3-1 triumph at Anfield last season.
The Reds are winless in their last six visits to Old Trafford across all competitions, including five on the bounce in the league – their longest wait for a top-flight victory away to United since a 10-game streak between 1991 and 2000.
Overall this will be the 231st meeting between the two sides, with United leading the all-time head-to-head by 88 wins to Liverpool’s 76.
At present, Jurgen Klopp’s men sit five points clear of second-place Manchester City after Pep Guardiola’s side won at Crystal Palace on Saturday.
That advantage could be increased depending on the result from Sunday’s tie.
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Kickoff is 4.30 p.m.
Manchester United XI: De Gea, Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Tuanzebe, Young, McTominay, Fred, Pereira, James, Rashford.
Subs: Romero, Mata, Martial, Rojo, Greenwood, Garner, Williams.
Liverpool XI: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson, Wijnaldum, Fabinho, Henderson, Mane, Firmino, Origi.
Subs: Adrian, Lovren, Milner, Keita, Gomez, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Lallana.
Both teams are out of the tunnel and we are set for the Super Sunday clash
Kickoff at Old Trafford!!! Manchester United get the game underway
United start brightly and they win the first free kick
Can Manchester United capitalize from this free-kick deep inside Liverpool’s half?
The Reds make a good clearance
Andreas Perera tries a shot from distance but it is way off-target
Firmino breaks off and finds a pass through to Mane but the Senegalese have been denied a clear sight at goal
Origi wipes in a cross into the Manchester United box but Young was there to take for the Red Devils
22 minutes gone Manchester United 0-0 Liverpool
Liverpool shading the ball possession at the moment with 57% compared to United 43%
As revealed by Opta, Man Utd’s starting XI is 25 years and 292 days, their youngest against Liverpool since October 1996
McTominay gets in a shot. No troubles at all for Allinson in goal for Liverpool… That is the first shot on target for United
Wan-Bissaka gets in a decent cross but Van Dijk blocks for Liverpool
Firmino offside but De Gea makes the save first before checking the flag
GOALLLLL: Rashford gives United the lead
A good ball from David James
The goal is been reviewed by VAR
Check completed and United have their lead confirmed
Free kick for United
VAR chalks off the goal by Mane
The ball touched the Senegalese striker on the hand so it is still Manchester United 1-0 Liverpool
One minuted added time
Half Time: Manchester United 1-0 Liverpool
Second half underway at Old Trafford
Liverpool have a mountain to climb here
As Manchester United have not lost a league home game after leading at half-time since May 1984
Injury scare for United’s David James
He is back and good to go
Liverpool bossing the ball possession with 75% compared to United’s 25%
Jurgen Klopp set first his first change as Ox-lade Chamberlain getting ready to come in
Not looking for David James after that collision with Fabinho
Origi makes way for Chamberlain
David James back in
We still have an hour to play… United holding on to their 1-0 lead
Rashford tries to double United’s lead after wriggling through the Liverpool defense but his final ball is off the target
Fred.. With a one-time shot, a decent chance but off the target
Freekick for Liverpool as Fabinho is brought down
Liverpool getting set for their final change as Naby Keita is being called upon
Keita set for his Premier League action as he replaces Georginio Wijnaldum
Fred with a ferocious shot but off-target
Rashford has been taken off for Anthony Martial
GOALLLLL Lallana gets the equaliser
This is Lallana’s first goal in over two years
Chamberlain with a nice attempt.. quite close but not in
Five minutes added time
Williams in for United as Andreas Pereira makes way
Full-Time Manchester United 1-1 Liverpool
The winning run for Liverpool in the League stops at 17 games
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