FA Premier League

Manchester United 1:1 Liverpool

Man Utd 1:1 Liverpool

Old Trafford

Date:
Sun, 15 January 2017
Kick-off:
4:00 pm GMT
Status:

Finished

  1. Jan 10, 2017
    #1

    Lucky McLuckerson The saviour of our season (ask Maradona10)

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    [​IMG]VS [​IMG]

    Date - Sunday, January 15 2017
    Kickoff Time - 1600 Hrs GMT
    Venue - Old Trafford, Manchester


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    League standings and form guide

    6. Manchester United : WWWWW

    2. Liverpool : WWWWD


    Last 5 meetings

    Liverpool 0 : 1 Manchester United

    Manchester United 3 : 1 Liverpool

    Liverpool 1 : 2 Manchester United

    Manchester United 3 : 0 Liverpool

    Manchester United 0 : 3 Liverpool


    All-Time Record

    Manchester United wins - 67
    Liverpool wins - 55
    Draws - 45


    Pre Match Pressers

    José Mourinho



    Jürgen Klopp




    Team News


    Manchester United

    Eric Bailly unavailable (AFCON). Marcos Rojo doubtful.

    Liverpool

    Sadio Mané unavailable (AFCON). Danny Ings and Mamadou Sakho ruled out. Jorel Matip, Jordan Henderson and Marko Grujić doubtful.


    Know the opposition

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    Liverpool FC nicknamed The Reds are an English professional football club based in Liverpool, England; and were originally founded in 1892 as Everton Football Club and Athletic Grounds Company plc, before finalizing on the name Liverpool Football Club and Athletic Grounds Ltd after a dispute between the Everton FC board and John Houlding, the owner of Everton's former premise at Anfield Road.

    One of the most successful and storied clubs in the history of European football, Liverpool have won 18 English league titles, 5 European Cups, 7 FA Cups, and 8 League Cups, peaking in the 1970s and 1980s, first under the enigmatic Bill Shankly, and then his 'Boot Room' successors. Although Liverpool's fortunes as a domestic and European force have dwindled in the past 25 seasons, they still have a massive global support-base; and share two fierce historic rivalries - with crosstown rivals Everton FC (The Merseyside Derby); and Manchester United (who ironically rose back into consistent title-winning prominence as Liverpool declined).


    Referee

    Michael Oliver.​
  2. Jan 10, 2017
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    charlenefan Far less insightful than the other Charley

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    Team should be...

    ---------------De Gea---------------
    Valencia--Smalling--Jones--Blind
    ---------------Carrick---------------
    -------Herrera-------Pogba-------
    Mkhitarayan--Zlatan-------Martial

    Subs: Romero, Darmian, Fellaini, Mata, Rooney, Rashford, Lingard

    Make or break :nervous:
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    Raw Full Member

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    Samid follows Pogue around, fixing his images

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    Must win. End of discussion.
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    Klopper76 Full Member

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    Oh good my favourite fixture of the year is coming up.

    :nervous::eek:
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    JinnerJamie Small ginger

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    10 in a row?

    I'd take a draw... I know I'm a pussy.
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    Rado_N Go Broncos!

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    Pogba comes up again the player he aspires to be.
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    Oscie Full Member

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    We've a days extra preparation, had a game where everyone practically strolled around the pitch. They're away vs Southampton so will almost certainly have much more of a game than we had tonight.
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    Jonno Full Member

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    One of our biggest games of the season and we're coming into it at just the right time.

    When we played City at home in the league everything felt so experimental and inconsistent.

    Now I feel like Jose has his team, his tactics and the players have huge confidence.

    2-1 win
  10. Jan 10, 2017
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    El Zoido Full Member

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    We're better than them, if we turn up we'll win. Really hope the lads are fired up for this. And that Zlatan has recovered.
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    royboy16 Full Member

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    Think it will be a draw,Rashers to score for us.
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    Irrational. Full Member

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    Mane is a massive miss for them. He has been absolutely central to most of Liverpool's attacking play.

    Having said that, Coutinho is back. Will be a difficult game for sure. Can't afford any silly mistakes.

    Win this, we're within 2 points of Liverpool.

    Lose and we'll be deflated. I'd take a draw right now, purely for momentum purposes.

    Jose is a man for the big occasion - really hoping we deliver and get the win.
  13. Jan 10, 2017
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    The United Irishman Full Member

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    Don't usually feel confident going into the games with the dippers...But I'm strangely confident for this one!
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    Minimalist Full Member

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    The Sky advert for this ends with what sounds like air horns. fecks sake.

    Think it'll be a score draw.
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    charlenefan Far less insightful than the other Charley

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    If you could win only once against these lot Sunday or Wembley?
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    Skills Snitch

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    Let's feck them up
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    royboy16 Full Member

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    Wembley obviously.
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    Raw Full Member

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    Wembley by far. Losing a final to those cnuts would hurt, even if it's just the League Cup.
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    stretford_oslo Full Member

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    Sunday no doubt. Would probably say Wembley if it was the fa cup.
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    Offside Euro 2016 sweepstake winner

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    We need to win.
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    top1whoisman Full Member

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    Damien Self-Aware RedCafe Database (and Admin) Staff Member

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    Want:

    ---------------De Gea---------------
    Valencia--Smalling*--Jones--Blind
    ---------------Carrick---------------
    -------Herrera-------Pogba-------
    Mkhitaryan--Zlatan-------Martial

    Think it'll be:

    ---------------De Gea---------------
    Valencia--Smalling*--Jones--Darmian
    ---------------Carrick---------------
    -------Herrera-------Pogba-------
    Mkhitaryan--Zlatan-------Rashford

    *if Rojo not available
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    wr8_utd :'(

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    Our chance to get closer to them and (if Chelsea win) put them some way from the title. I hope we win but I think we'll draw this.
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    RobinLFC Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    I'd take a draw.
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    wr8_utd :'(

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    Always the League for me. League cup would only hurt because its Liverpool but otherwise it's just a league cup. I rather win Sunday and get within 2 of them.
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    Harrisamo Full Member

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    DAYM SON WHERE'D YA FIND THIS.

    I hope we smash the cnuts. We look really assured at the moment, this is the sort of game which could give us a wobble.
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    Giant Midget Aka - rooney_10119

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    Don't think a single part of our selection is up for debate.

    DDG

    Valencia Smalling Jones Blind

    Herrera Carrick Pogba

    Mkhi Ibra Martial.

    3-0 United
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    AndyJ1985 Full Member

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    Liverpool always seem to raise their game and batter the top teams, even away from home. It's not a game I'm looking forward to.
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    Who'll play ahead of Mane? Origi? I'm not sure how their front 4 will lineup.

    Midfield will likely be Henderson + Lallana, defence will likely be Milner, Lovren, Matip, Clyne and Mignolet. Or perhaps a Henderson + Wijnaldum midfield with Lallana as part of the front 4 with Sturridge, Firmino and Coutinho?
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    Jonno Full Member

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    Blind will be exposed, Darmian had a good game tonight we will need both our fullbacks to be pacey.

    I think we will win but a draw would be a decent enough result after the points tally we've had recently
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    charlenefan Far less insightful than the other Charley

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    And then Jose pulls a Lingard :nervous:
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    Klopper76 Full Member

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    Same. Our record at Old Trafford combined with injuries/Mane missing makes me think that a draw is as good as we can get. They're pretty good at the moment as well. We've not been bad but we've dropped a level in terms of performance since Coutinho's injury.
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    Attila Full Member

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    Who else is injured for Sunday?
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    Think the team mostly picks itself, only real question for me is Martial or Mata. Think I'd go with Martial for this.

    Dave
    Valencia - Jones - Rojo - Blind
    Carrick
    Herrera - Pogba
    Mkhitaryan - Zlatan - Martial​

    Smalling in for Rojo if Rojo isn't fit.
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    Devil81 Full Member

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    Makes or breaks our season, if we win I can see us pushing on and pulling ourselves back in the title race.

    Lose and we're back to battling for top four.
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    Devil81 Full Member

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    Makes or breaks our season, if we win I can see us pushing on and pulling ourselves back in the title race.

    Lose and we're back to battling for top four.
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    Klopper76 Full Member

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    I'd expect it to be:

    Mignolet; Clyne, Matip, Lovren, Milner; Henderson, Wijnaldum, Can; Lallana, Coutinho, Firmino.

    This is based on the assumption that we pick up no fresh injuries between now and Sunday, and that our injured players (Henderson, Matip, Milner and Coutinho) are all ready to go.
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    We have to go for the win, I dont want to see a repeat of 2nd half at Anfield. We still owe them for the Europa League last year.
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    Klopper76 Full Member

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    I'm not 100% sure if Henderson, Milner, Matip and Coutinho will be fit enough to play. Mane is obviously unavailable.