Liverpool vs Manchester United preview: date, time, venue, predicted lineups, injuries, H2H, everything you need to know about the North-West Derby

Following midweek European action, the English Premier League enters matchday 17 with the highly anticipated Liverpool versus Manchester United fixture at Anfield on Sunday. In this exhilarating clash, two of the most historically successful clubs go head-to-head in an epic rivalry that promises to be an intense showdown.

Erik ten Hag’s struggling side will travel to Merseyside to face league-topping Liverpool, led by Jurgen Klopp. Interestingly, both sides are entering the match facing recent defeats. Here are all the details related to one of the most-awaited clashes of the season.

Liverpool vs Manchester United date, time, venue, H2H

Liverpool, currently leading the Premier League table with 37 points, have silently surpassed Arsenal and the reigning champions, Manchester City. In the Europa League, they finished as Group E winners, securing their spot in the next round

Liverpool vs Manchester United date, time, venue, H2H

Meanwhile, the visitors, Manchester United, are 10 points behind their opposition, standing in 6th place on the league table. Their Champions League campaign ended in disappointment with a bottom-place finish in Group A.

In head-to-head encounters, Liverpool has emerged victorious 62 times, while Manchester United has secured 70 wins, with both teams settling for a draw in 51 matches out of a total of 182. Notably, in their last meeting of the previous season in March, Jurgen Klopp’s side handed the Red Devils a resounding 7-0 defeat at Old Trafford.

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Now, considering their recent form, the hosts have secured four wins in the last five league matches. On the other hand, the Red Devils have registered three wins and two defeats in their respective domestic fixtures.

Anfield, Liverpool’s home ground, will be the venue to host Manchester United on Sunday, with the match scheduled to kick off at 11:30 a.m. ET on December 17, 2023. 

Liverpool vs Manchester United predicted lineups, injuries

Liverpool are the clear favorite to win this game, boasting a significant advantage in recent form, confidence, and the added benefit of playing at home. However, the only commonality between the two teams is a list of injuries, with both sides missing key players from their lineups.

Liverpool vs Manchester United predicted lineups, injuries
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Team News

For the hosts, the injured list includes Joel Matip (ACL), Andrew Robertson (shoulder), Thiago Alcantara (hip),, Alexis Mac Allister (knee), Stefan Bajcetic (calf), and Diego Jota (muscle), all set to miss the upcoming fixture.

As for the visitors, Christian Eriksen (knee), Amad Diallo (knee), Lisandro Martinez (foot), Casemiro (thigh), and Tyrell Malacia (knee) are ruled out. Additionally, Victor Lindelof (knock) and Mason Mount (calf) won’t be available for selection in this contest.

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Moreover, United Captain Bruno Fernandes is suspended from the fixture due to accumulating five yellow cards.

Predicted Lineup 

Liverpool’s precited first-eleven: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Konate, Van Dijk, Tsimikas; Szoboszlai, Endo, Gravenberch; Salah, Nunez, Diaz

Man United’s predicted first eleven: Onana; Wan-Bissaka, Evans, Varane, Dalot; McTominay, Amrabat, Mainoo; Antony, Hojlund, Rashford


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