The last three matches for Manchester United have been a complete disaster. Losing to Aston Villa in Week 5 and thereby playing a 1-1 goal draw with Everton pushed Manchester United down in the points table. However, the last match 2-4 defeat at the hands of Leicester City has pushed Man United to 6th spot, behind Tottenham United. After 8 matches, United now has 4 victories, 2 draws, and 2 defeats.
Liverpool on the other hand is yet to face a defeat this season. They have won 5 matches while drew in the other three matches. After Gameweek 8, Liverpool is No. 2 team in the Premier League points table, just a win behind the table toppers, Chelsea.
This Sunday Manchester United will be welcoming Liverpool at Old Trafford. The home advantage may help United to secure a much-needed win this Sunday when they host Liverpool.
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Man United vs Liverpool Prediction and Odds: Recent Form
Liverpool has had a great start to the season. They started off against Norwich City whom they defeated by 3-0 goals. In the very next match, they defeated Burnley by 2-0 goals and went on to play a 1-1 goal draw against Chelsea. Against Leeds, they registered a 3-0 goal win in Week 4. Liverpool carried on their winning streak as they defeated Crystal Palace by 3-0 goals .
Their next challenge was Brentford. Despite starting as favorites, Liverpool settled for a 3-3 goal draw. Liverpool played one more draw against the defending champions, Manchester City, and went on to defeat Watford by massive 5-0 goals in their last Premier League match.
Manchester United on the other hand started off their campaign on a winning note. They defeated Leeds United by 5-1 goals and went n to play a 1-1 goal draw against Southampton. In Week 3 they defeated the Wolves and thrashed Newcastle United 4-1 in Week 5.
Manchester United registered their 4th win of the season when they defeated West Ham United by 2-1 gaols. This was the last win for Man United as they have lost 2 of their last 3 matches. First, they lost against Aston Villa and next match they settled for a 1-1 gaols draw against Everton. In the last match, Leicester City defeated Man United by 4-2 goals.
Man United vs Liverpool Prediction and Odds: Predicted Line Up
Manchester United (4-2-3-1) : Cristiano Ronaldo, Jadon Sancho, Bruno Fernandes, Mason Greenwood, Paul Pogba, Nemanja Matić, Luke Shaw, Harry Maguire, Victor Lindelöf and Aaron Wan-Bissaka.
Liverpool (4-3-3) : Sadio Mane, Roberto Firmino, Mo Salah, Naby Keïta, Jordan Henderson, James Milner, Andy Robertson, Virgil van Dijk, Joël Matip and Trent Alexander-Arnold
Man United vs Liverpool Prediction and Odds: Sofascore Ratings
Man United vs Liverpool Prediction and Odds: Offensive and Defensive Stats
Cristiano Rolando is expected to lead the attack for Manchester United against Liverpool. This season he has played 5 matches and has started in 4 matches. He has four goals to his name and has been rated 7.16 out of 10 by Sofascore.
For Liverpool, the trio of Sadio Mane, Roberto Firmino, and Mo Salah is expected to start from the front.
Sadio Mane has 5 goals in 8 appearances this season. He has had 3.8 shots per match. His rating as of now is 7.19.
Mo Salah will be the key player for Liverpool in this Sunday’s match. Salha has whopping 7 goals in 8 Premier League appearances this season. His Sofascore rating is 7.83.
Roberto Firmino has been simply outstanding in this season. He has played 6 matches and has scored 4 goals. His Sofasocre rating is 7.32.
Manchester United is expected to stick their two lines of midfield. First-line being led by Jadon Sancho, Bruno Fernandes, Mason Greenwood, and second-line by Paul Pogba, Nemanja Matić.
Jadon Sancho has starred in 7 of the 8 matches this season but is yet to find the nets. He has maintained a passing accuracy of 85% as of now and has a rating of 6.53.
A lot will be expected from Bruno Fernandes this Sunday against Liverpool. He has been able to score 4 goals in his 8 appearances this season and has a passing accuracy of 78%. He has maintained a rating of 7.6 as of now.
Mason Greenwood will be supporting the United’s attack. He in his 8 outings this season has been able to score 4 goals and maintained 84% passing accuracy. His rating as of now stands at 7.26.
Paul Pogba has a rating of 7.16 and has started in 7 of the 8 matches. He is yet to score a goal this season and has been able to maintain 85% passing accuracy.
Nemanja Matić has played 5 matches and is yet to score. He has a passing accuracy of 88% and a rating of 6.94.
Naby Keïta, Jordan Henderson, James Milner will be assisting the forward and the defense in the match against Manchester United.
Naby Keita has 1 goal in his 5 appearances this season. His rating is 7.20.
Jordan Henderson has 1 assist and 87% passing accuracy as of now. His Sofascore rating is 6.97.
James Milner has played only 4 matches this season. His rating is 7.45 as of now.
Luke Shaw, Harry Maguire, Victor Lindelöf and Aaron Wan-Bissak will take charge of United’s defense.
Luke Shaw has one clean sheet and has 0.3 clearance per game. His dribble success has been 67% and has a rating of 6.91.
Harry Maguire has starred in 7 of the 8 matches this season and has 1 clean sheet to his name. His dribble success stands at 75% while his rating is 6.81.
Victor Lindelöf has 6.94 rating as of now. He has played 5 matches and has 2.8 clearances per game.
Aaron Wan-Bissak has had 1 clean sheet in 8 matches that he played this season. His dribble success stands at 57% and has a 6.96 ratings.
Liverpool’s defense is expected to be managed by a combined force of Andy Robertson, Virgil van Dijk, Joël Matip and Trent Alexander-Arnold.
Andy Robertson has 1 clean in 5 outings this season. He has maintained 50% dribble success as of now and has a rating of 6.96.
Virgil van Dijk has been outstanding as of now. In 8 matches he has 5 clean sheets and has a 67% dribble success. He has a rating of 7.28.
Joel Matip with 4 clean sheets in 7 appearances has a rating of 7.27.
Trent Alexander-Arnold has a rating of 7.73. He has 2 assists and 3 clean sheets to his name in 6 appearances this season.
Man United vs Liverpool Prediction and Odds: Head-to-head
The Liverpool F.C.–Manchester United F.C. rivalry is a high-profile inter-city rivalry. The two clubs are the most successful English teams in domestic, European and worldwide competitions.
As of now, there have been 207 meetings between the two teams. Of 207 meetings, Liverpool has won 68 matches while Manchester United has won 81 matches. 58 matches between the two ended in a draw.
In the last 5 matches between Liverpool and Man United, Liverpool has won 2 matches while United has won 1 match. Two matches ended in a draw.
The last time the two teams met was back in May 2021. Liverpool defeated Manchester United by 4-2 goals.
Man United vs Liverpool Prediction and Odds: Predicted Winner
Manchester United will be hosting Liverpool in this week’s biggest Premier League. The host is coming of a defeat at the hands of Leicester City and is desperately in need of a win while Liverpool have been outstanding and are coming off a massive 5-0 goals win against Watford.
Despite Man United playing a host, the recent form of both teams puts Liverpool ahead of Manchester United. The latest Man United vs Liverpool Prediction and Odds too favors Liverpool over Manchester United for this match.
Man United vs Liverpool Prediction and Odds: Match Details
Manchester United vs Liverpool
Host Team: Manchester United
Scheduled Date and Time: SUNDAY 9:00 PM GMT+5:30