Liverpool – Manchester United: Preview & Prediction
Liverpool and Manchester United are playing at Anfield in a Premier League matchday 8 match. At this stage, the history of direct confrontations indicates balance between these two teams, since there was 1 tie and 2 wins for each team in the last 5 games. In fact, the last time they met at this stadium was on 17-10-2016, in a Premier League game, which ended in a draw for (0-0).
After 3 wins, 3 draws and 1 loss, the home team is in 7th place, having won 12 points. In the last game, they drew 1-1 with Newcastle United (1-1), having won (2-3) away in a game against Leicester City. In the last 10 home games Liverpool have recorded 7 wins, 2 draws and 1 defeat. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 5 of the last 7 games, but his attack has regularly scored as he has scored goals in 6 of the last 7 games for this competition. In 15 games, he suffered the first goal 7 times and never managed to return to the result.
Liverpool are on their way after a 1-1 draw at Newcastle. The emblem of the house usually works in a tactical system in 4-3-3, where the three most advanced men are Firmino, Sturridge and Salah. One of the great strengths of the Liverpool team is how they can finish the opportunities they can create. The coach of Jurgen Klopp will not be able to count on Mané, Lallana, Clyne and Bogdan.
Manchester United Analysis
After 6 wins and 1 draw, the visiting team is in 2nd place, having won 19 points. In the last game, he won at Crystal Palace at home (4-0), having won the previous game in a game against Southampton (0-1). In the last 10 matches played for all competitions, Manchester United have won 7, drawn 1 and lost 2. Defensive solidity has been one of their strengths as they only conceded goals in 1 of the last 7 games and their attack has scored regularly, having scored at least one goal in each of the last 7 games for this competition. This is a team that scores many times first: it opened the scoring in 12 of its last 15 games, of those 12 reached the interval in advantage in 11 and managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90 ‘in 11.
Manchester United enter this motivated meeting after a 4-0 win at home to Crystal Palace: Mata, Fellaini and Lukaku signed up for the win. The foreigner emblem usually plays on a tactical system in 4-3-3, favoring the quick transitions, mainly through the wings. One of the strengths of the visiting set is how they manage to end the dangerous situations they create. It is anticipated that the three most advanced players are Rashford, Lukaku and Mata, giving the Manchester club several chances to create danger. Manchester United coach Ibrahimovic, Martial, Fellaini, Pogba, Phil Jones and Rojo could not be counted on to be injured.
The most likely scenario for this challenge will be both teams scoring at least one goal. A balanced match is expected, however, both teams have tactical systems targeted for the offense. Thus, it is envisaged that the two emblems enter the field with the sole objective of winning. It should be noted that in the last three meetings of Liverpool the market “Both Marks – SIM” was the winner.
Liverpool – Manchester United: Betting Tips
Liverpool – Win Odds: 2.80
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.80