Premier League 2016-17: Liverpool vs Manchester United – Preview and betting tips
Date: Monday, October 17
Liverpool vs Manchester United is undoubtedly the biggest match of Gameweek 8 of the Premier League. Considering the rivalry between these clubs, all eyes of the footballing world will be on Anfield this week.
The Reds are currently fourth on the table with 16 points from 7 matches, while United are 6th with 13 points in the bag.
Jurgen Klopp’s side is in fine form, having won four of their last five league matches. Jose Mourinho’s team has stuttered and has 2 wins, 2 defeats and a draw from its last five outings.
United have dominated this fixture in recent years. The Red Devils have won four out of the five derbies between the two sides since 2014.
Both sides are full of talented match-winners, who can swing the tie in their respective teams’ favor at any given moment. But considering the form of both teams, it must be stated that Liverpool go in to this match as the favorites.
The pressure will be on Mourinho to avoid a defeat against the old enemy. With the home fans firmly behind their side, this will be a tough away trip for Wayne Rooney and co.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic to score
Under 3.5 goals in the match
Liverpool 2-1 Manchester United