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Preview: Liverpool vs Manchester United – H2H, Form Guide, Injury News and Betting Tips

The stage is set for another exhilarating chapter in the storied rivalry between Liverpool and Manchester United, this Sunday, December 17, 2023, at 4:30 PM UTC at the illustrious Anfield. With both teams eager to enhance their league standings, this duel promises a spectacle of skill, strategy and talent as two of the Premier League’s most decorated sides take to the pitch.

Head To Head

In their last ten meetings, Liverpool comes out ahead with five victories as compared to Manchester United’s three, with the remaining two games ending in stalemates. The Red’s formidable performance against the Red Devils in their most recent game, ending in a staggering 7-0 victory to Liverpool, underscores the dynamism of Jurgen Klopp’s team.

Recent Form

Liverpool has shown consistent form over their last five games. With a minor hiccup in their UEFA Europa League match against Union St. Gilloise, Liverpool has effectively managed every other match, grabbing wins in all. Their most commendable performance was against Fulham, where they emerged victorious with a thrilling 4-3 scoreline.

The last 5 games of Liverpool

  1. Union St. Gilloise 2-1 Liverpool (UEFA Europa League)
  2. Crystal Palace 1-2 Liverpool
  3. Sheffield Utd 0-2 Liverpool
  4. Liverpool 4-3 Fulham
  5. Liverpool 4-0 Lask Linz (UEFA Europa League)

The Red Devils are experiencing a checkered season. Despite a laudable victory against Chelsea, their recent games witnessed both losses and draws, including a shocking defeat against Bournemouth and a stalemate against Galatasaray in the UEFA Champions League.

The last 5 games of Manchester United

  1. Manchester United 0-1 Bayern Munich (UEFA Champions League)
  2. Manchester United 0-3 Bournemouth
  3. Manchester United 2-1 Chelsea
  4. Newcastle 1-0 Manchester United
  5. Galatasaray 3-3 Manchester United (UEFA Champions League)

Injury Updates

Unfortunately, Liverpool will be without the services of S. Bajcetic, Diogo Jota, A. Mac Allister, J. Matip, A. Robertson, and Thiago due to injuries. Despite these setbacks, the Klopp-led side has shown resilience and adaptability throughout the season.

  1. S. Bajcetic, Calf Injury
  2. Diogo Jota, Muscle Injury
  3. A. Mac Allister, Knee Injury
  4. J. Matip, Knee Injury
  5. A. Robertson, Shoulder Injury
  6. Thiago, Hip Injury

Betting Tips

A bet favouring the Reds is perhaps the wisest choice considering their recent dominance over United and exceptional home advantage with a remarkable last eight-game no-loss streak. Liverpool currently tops the Premier League table with 37 points, while United sit sixth with 27 points. The game remains critically important for both teams, as a victory for Liverpool would furnish them with a much-needed cushion at the summit, while a win for United could elevate them into the top four, shaking up the Premier League scene entirely.

As we anticipate the drama and tension of another Liverpool-Manchester United face-off, one thing is sure – we’re in for an exciting spectacle of the beautiful game at Anfield this Sunday!

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