Liverpool have just managed to ensure a ticket to the last 16 of the European Champions League after beating Napoli with a final score of 1-0 on last match. Of course, the success was very pleasant for the Marseyside team, but they also had to forget it immediately, because there was an important match this weekend in the Premier League.
Entering the 17th matchdays, Marseyside’s team will face the eternal rival, Manchester United, where the match itself will take place on Monday morning, December 17, 2018 at Anfield Stadium.
As we said, the match will be very important for Liverpool, the article in the English Premier League standings, they are top of the standings with just 1 point advantage from their closest rivals who are none other than Manchester City.
Yes, Jurgen Klopp’s landing squad managed to coup Manchester City from the standings, thanks to the defeat of the defending champions in the match last weekend against Chelsea. Admittedly, Liverpool had a pretty good week recently. Seen from the record of their last five matches, where they managed to pack 4 consecutive wins and only lost once.
But, the opponents they will face are also no less powerful, although in fact at the beginning of this season Manchester United were not so good, they are still one of the strongest teams in Premier League. In their last five matches, Red Devils only packed 2 wins. Jose Mourinho’s team is in 6th place in the standings.
Head to head Matches – Liverpool vs. Manchester United:
07/29/18 Manchester United 1 – 4 Liverpool
03-03-18 Manchester United 2 – 1 Liverpool
10/14/17 Liverpool 0 – 0 Manchester United
15/01/17 Manchester United 1 – 1 Liverpool
10/18/16 Liverpool 0 – 0 Manchester United
Liverpool’s Last 5 Matches:
24/11/18 Watford 0 – 3 Liverpool
11/29/18 PSG 2 – 1 Liverpool
12/2/18 Liverpool 1 – 0 Everton
12/12/18 Burnley 1 – 3 Liverpool
12/08/18 AFC Bournemouth 0 – 4 Liverpool
Manchester United’s Last 5 Matches:
24/11/18 Manchester United 0 – 0 Crystal Palace
11/28/18 Manchester United 1- 0 Young Boys
12/2/18 Southampton 2-2 Manchester United
06/12/18 Manchester United 2 – 2 Arsenal
12/08/18 Manchester United 4-1 Fulham
Liverpool (4 – 4 – 2): Alisson
J. Matip / V. van Dijk / A. Robertson / J. Milner
G. Wijnaldum / Fabinho / N. Keïta / X. Shaqiri
Roberto Firmino / Mohamed Salah
Manchester United (4 – 2 – 4): David de Gea
A. Young / C. Smalling / P. Jones / Diogo Dalot
Mata / N. Matić
Ander Herrera / J. Lingard / R. Lukaku / M. Rashford