Welcome to our Manchester United vs Liverpool preview and predictions. Manchester United are in 6th place and Liverpool are in 2nd place. Manchester United are enduring their worst season in a decade, and will be hoping to win this and keep their hopes of European football for next season alive. Liverpool on the other hand will be hoping to win this and close the gap with the league leaders. So there is everything to play for, and it should be an enthralling match.

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Manchester United have earned 8 points from their last 5 matches. Liverpool have earned 12 points from their last 5 matches.

Previous Meetings

This fixture has a great history and has been played no less than 80 times. There have been 40 Manchester United wins, 25 draws and 15 Liverpool wins. Here are the recent results for this fixture:

25/09/13 LEC Manchester United 1-0 Liverpool
13/01/13 PRL Manchester United 2-1 Liverpool
11/02/12 PRL Manchester United 2-1 Liverpool
09/01/11 FAC Manchester United 1-0 Liverpool
19/09/10 PRL Manchester United 3-2 Liverpool
21/03/10 PRL Manchester United 2-1 Liverpool
23/03/08 PRL Manchester United 3-0 Liverpool
22/10/06 PRL Manchester United 2-0 Liverpool
22/01/06 PRL Manchester United 1-0 Liverpool
20/09/04 PRL Manchester United 2-1 Liverpool

Goals Scored

Manchester United have scored 46 Goals this season
Liverpool have scored 73 Goals this season

This stat alone tells us the type of season each team is having. With Manchester United scoring far fewer goals than Liverpool.

Goals Conceded

Manchester United have conceded 31 goals this season
Liverpool have conceded 35 goals this season

Both defences are pretty much alike and allow in half as many goals as they score.

Top Scorers

Manchester United’s top scorers are Van Persie and Rooney with 11 goals each, Welbeck with 9 goals
Liverpool’s top scorers are Suarez with 24 goals, Sturridge with 18 goals and Gerrard with 8 goals

Team and Selection News

Manchester United are without Nani, Evans and Hernández
Liverpool are without Enrique, Leiva and Sakho


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