Premier League: Liverpool – Manchester United, preview


A domestic title is already in their pocket, they are potentially only 270 minutes away from a seventh Champions League crown, and another trip to Wembley awaits this raging Liverpool side, whose fans are increasingly optimistic as to a possible quadruple over the weeks Not a single Red Devils fan needs to remember the 5-0 embarrassment inflicted on them by Liverpool last October, so revenge will certainly be on the minds of the visitors .

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Liverpool want to continue their momentum

The Reds blew up Manchester City with three quick goals in the FA Cup semi-final. Two for Sadio Mane and a header from Ibrahima Konaté. Pep Guardiola’s men failed to pull off a miraculous turnaround, despite restoring parity through Bernardo Silva and Jack Grealish.

The Easter period has not been kind to Liverpool’s legsbut, the treatment room is practically empty, and Klopp’s side remain within easy reach of reigning Premier League champions City, after snatching a 2-2 draw at the Etihad last week. As City won’t be back until Wednesday, Liverpool could dethrone the league leaders for at least 24 hours by winning in front of their own fans, and string together an eight-game winning streak in all competitions is certainly a recipe for success ahead of Tuesday’s battle.

The Reds have also scored at least two goals in each of their last five appearances on the continent and in the country, and they have won 10 consecutive victories at Anfield in the Premier League, no English Premier League side have done better than them at home this season.

Often seen as Man United’s problem this season, Cristiano Ronaldo was the solution as visiting Norwich City responded to the Portuguese’s early brace with a Kieran Dowell header and a near-post finish from Teemu Pukki ahead. frustrated Old Trafford crowd But in the 76th minute, Ronaldo overcame a free-kick with his usual pose before sending an unstoppable strike into the net, netting the 60th hat-trick of his career and saving the Red Devils in the process opportunity.

A fight for 4th place still possible?

The coach who appears to be the chosen one, Erik ten Hag, may not have had his eyes on that 3-2 win as he prepares for the KNVB-Beker final with Ajax, but the current man in charge, Ralf Rangnick, saw his team overtake Arsenal and take fifth place in the Premier League table, although Tottenham Hotspur are still three points clear with a much better goal difference.

Victory over relegation favorites Norwich only representsa second victory out of eight, in all competitions, during a mediocre period for Man United, who have failed to keep a clean sheet away in the Premier League since Decemberwith two consecutive defeats on the ground of Manchester City and Everton.

They haven’t recorded a win at Anfield in all competitions since 2016 and have found the back of the net only once at their rivals in their last six meetings.



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