Liverpool vs. Manchester United: Premier League – Match Preview

Manchester United will look to extend their excellent start to the season away at rivals Liverpool in the Premier League’s opening game of the weekend.

Liverpool were held to a 1-1 draw away at Newcastle United before the international break, although Philippe Coutinho was again among the scorers.

Despite dominating the game, Joselu rescued a point for Rafael Benitez’s men.

Manchester United eased past Crystal Palace, winning 4-0 at Old Trafford, with Marouane Fellaini scoring twice.

Romelu Lukaku’s fine start to his Old Trafford career continued with another goal.

Match history
Both league meetings last season finished level, including a goalless draw in a tepid affair at Anfield.

Liverpool have a poor recent record against United, winning just two of the last 12 league meetings.

Last five Premier League meetings
Manchester United 1 Liverpool 1 – 15/01/17
Liverpool 0 Manchester United 0 – 17/10/16
Liverpool 0 Manchester United 1 – 17/01/16
Manchester United 3 Liverpool 1 – 12/09/15
Liverpool 1 Manchester United 2 – 22/03/15

Both teams to score – 7/10 with Bet 365

Team news
Liverpool will be without Sadio Mane who suffered an injury away on international duty with Senegal.

Adam Lallana remains absent through injury, whilst Dejan Lovren is a doubt for the hosts.

Marouane Fellaini suffered an injury with Belgium and misses the trip to Anfield.

Ashley Young is set to be deployed from left-back again, with Ander Herrera partnering Nemanja Matic in a midfield two.

Expected starting XI’s
Liverpool (4-3-3): Mignolet; Gomez, Matip, Lovren, Moreno; Wijnaldum, Can, Henderson; Salah, Firmino, Coutinho
Manchester United (4-2-3-1): De Gea; Valencia, Bailly, Smalling, Young; Herrera, Matic; Mata, Mkhitaryan, Rashford; Lukaku


Result: Draw (23/10 with Bet 365)

Correct Score: 1-1 (6/1 with William Hill)

Anytime Goalscorer: Juan Mata (16/5 with Coral)

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