Manchester United face Liverpool on Saturday in a vital Premier League clash at Old Trafford. Liverpool have been in scintillating form recently and rested many players against Porto in the Champions League fixture on Tuesday. United on the other hand had to fight hard against Crystal Palace to win 3-2 in the Premier League on Monday. United recently have not being playing well but combined with the genius of David De Gea and some individual brilliance, they have been grinding out results. Mourinho while picking his team will have an eye on the second leg against Sevilla as the tie is finely balanced at 0-0.
Man United vs Liverpool Prediction
After Mourinho has took over United, all of their games against Liverpool have been cagey affairs. The pattern of the games have been similar where United tend to sit back and Liverpool dominate possession but at unable to break United down. We can expect this pattern to continue as a draw would be a good result for both the sides.
Man United vs Liverpool Formation
Both the teams are expected to lineup in a 4-3-3 formation with Mourinho expected to opt for a 3 man midfield with Matic, McTominay and Pogba.
Man United vs Liverpool Prediction- Starting Lineups
Man United starting XI: De Gea, Valencia, Smalling, Bailly, Shaw, Matic, Pogba, McTominay, Lingard, Lukaku, Sanchez
Liverpool starting XI: Karius, Alexander-Arnold, Lovren, Van Dijk, Robertson, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Henderson, Can, Salah, Firmino, Mane
Man United Vs Liverpool Result Prediction
Although, there has been a lot of criticism against Mourinho’s tactics in the big games, the Portuguese has never caved into media pressure to change his tactics. Expect another boring and sterile game where United will work to negate Liverpool’s dangerous front three.
Man United 1-1 Liverpool