After an emphatic 6-2 victory against AS Roma at Old Trafford in Europa League, Manchester United welcome Liverpool for the Premier League fixture on Sunday. Compared to Manchester United, Liverpool have things at stake as their top four chances are completely dependent on the win. A loss would decimate their chances to finish in top four but also will put their Europa League appearances in jeopardy as well.
On Sunday, a victory to Manchester United will put them firm in the second place and they can seal the Champions League action for the next season as well. Ole is all set to become first manager since Sir Alex Ferguson’s departure to finish in top four in two successive seasons.
Manchester United vs Liverpool: Team News
Manchester United are having a fully fit squad to face Liverpool on Sunday at Old Trafford. Eric Bailly has recovered from COVID and all set to go. The only injury is Anthony Martial who is ruled out for the rest of the season.The team is also managing the workload of Marcus Rashford who is featuring despite the knock.
On the other hand, Liverpool are marred with injuries. They are without threee centrebacks and also Jordan Henderson. Moreover, they will be without Divock Origi who is nursing the knock. James Milner is expected to feature in midfield for Jordan Henderson. Jurgen Klopp will also have to look about his midfield trio for the game against Manchester United
Manchester United vs Liverpool: Predicted line-ups
Manchester United: Dean Henderson; Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Victor Lindelof, Harry Maguire, Luke Shaw; Scott McTominay, Fred; Marcus Rashford, Paul Pogba, Bruno Fernandes, Edinson Cavani
Liverpool: Alisson Becker; Trent Alexander-Arnold, Fabinho, Ozan Kabak, Andrew Robertson; James Milner, Georginio Wijnaldum, Thiago Alcantara; Mohamed Salah, Diogo Jota, Sadio Mane
Though Liverpool have one of the best attacking trios, they have defense concerns ahead of the game. Also, Manchester United are on the back of victory that could have increased the confidence multifold. Manchester United are tipped to win the game on Sunday.