MAN UTD – LIVERPOOL
Manchester United against Liverpool. It’s time once again to enjoy one of the biggest football derbies on the planet! The two most successful teams in England will meet at the Old Trafford and we should expect another thrilling spectacle.
Manchester United finally started to find themselves under Jose Mourinho’s management. The Red Devils won all of their last five games in the Premier League, which allowed them to come close to their main goal – a place in the Top 4 of the league and Champions League football. Jose Mourinho is also finally able to breathe more freely, after being heavily criticized for the lack of results.
Liverpool on the other hand is once again a contender for the title under the guidance of Jurgen Klopp. Just like it was expected, the German manager transformed Liverpool into a powerhouse in English football and now The Reds are not shy to admit their ambition to win the title. In the last round Liverpool lost two points during the visit to Sunderland, but now they will try to fix their mistake against their biggest rival.
Jose Mourinho’s biggest problems are related to the condition of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who is sick. It remains to be seen how the Swede striker will feel in the hours before the game. Luke Shaw and Marcos Rojo are also recovering from injuries.
Jurgen Klopp can’t use Danny Ings and Cameron Brannagan, who are injured. Marko Grujic is also recovering, while James Milner and Joel Matip are once again healthy and ready to play.
This is surely the biggest game in English football and we should all expect a thrilling match at the Old Trafford. The two teams shared the points at the Anfield, when Jose Mourinho was heavily criticized for his defensive approach to the game. Let’s see how he is going to build his tactics for this one.