February 23, 2019
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Manchester United vs Liverpool Playerzpot Prediction | Premier League Match Preview & Fantasy Team

By Shorya Panwar

Manchester United vs Liverpool Playerzpot Prediction | Premier League Match Preview & Fantasy Team | Team News

Week’s highlight fixture will see age-old rivals Manchester United and Liverpool go head to head. The meeting between the Premier League giants could be very decisive for both the clubs. Liverpool would seek a win to gain a lead at the top, while Manchester United have Arsenal and Chelsea chasing their tail.

Match Details:

Venue – Old Trafford, Manchester

Date & Time –  24th Feb | 07:35 PM IST

Manchester United vs Liverpool Playerzpot Match Preview

There aren’t many bigger games in the context of historical significance than the Manchester United and Liverpool game. The two most successful clubs in England always meet in a spectacle watched by millions around the globe.

Liverpool will have to give everything to win

Manchester United are not easily defeated at the Old Trafford. There are not many teams who have achieved the coveted feat in recent years. As a matter of fact, Liverpool have not registered a win at Old Trafford in almost 5 years. The last time they won on United’s turf was in March 2014, when they emerged victorious by a scoreline of 3-0.

If Liverpool are to win at the fortress of Manchester United, they will have to play at their very best. The Reds’ coach, Jurgen Klopp, acknowledges that too. The German said, ” It’s a big one. They are in a good moment, physically strong, defend and attack well. Full of confidence. We will try everything to get a result there.”

The visitors know that they can not afford to lose this clash as Manchester City are pouncing to get an advantage in the title race. Manchester United, on the other hand, have much to lose if they lost this match. Arsenal and Chelsea are only a point behind and any slipups could see one of those teams get in top 4.

Manchester United are on a good run recently and they have won 11 matches out of 13 since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer took over. The former Manchester United player has enthused new confidence in the team and the Red Devils look a tough opponent.

Recent Form:

Manchester United – D W W L W

Liverpool – W D D W D

Manchester United vs Liverpool Playerzpot Team News

Manchester United:

  • Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard should be available. The two attackers had picked up injuries against PSG in Champions League.
  • David De Gea will be motivated to keep his 100th clean sheet in such a big game and help his team.
  • Antonio Valencia, Matteo Darmian and Marcos Rojo are still out.

Liverpool:

  • The Reds will be happy to get Virgil Van Dijk back available. The Dutchman was suspended in their last game against Bayern Munich.
  • Lovren and Joe Gomez are still out due to injuries.

Probable Lineups:

Manchester United – De Gea; Young, Bailly, Lindelof, Shaw; Herrera, Matic, Pogba; Mata, Rashford, Martial

Liverpool – Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson; Wijnaldum, Henderson, Keita; Salah, Firmino, Mane

Manchester United vs Liverpool Playerzpot Fantasy Team

Key Players –

Manchester United – Paul Pogba | De Gea | Marcus Rashford

Liverpool  – Saido Mane | Roberto Firmino | Andre Robertson | Allison | Van Dijk

Updated: Martial misses out, while Jesse Lingard is on the bench only. Nemanja Matic is a surprise exclusion as well.

Manchester United vs Liverpool Playerzpot Prediction:

It should be a tight affair. We predict Liverpool will do just enough to win it 2-1 in the end.

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Shorya Panwar

" Football is an art, but only when it's well done does it become an art." Arsenal fan. Arsene Wenger's man. Cinephile. Dreamer. Film-maker