Speaking of any big fixtures in English Premier League, a clash between Manchester United and Liverpool can never go unmentioned. And this weekend, all Premier League supporters will interested in Manchester United’s trip to Anfield for one of the biggest matches of the season.
Here what you need to know ahead of Sundays clash between the two Premier League giants.
1.Liverpool boss Jürgen Klopp will take charge of the Reds against Manchester United for the first time after taking over from Brendan Rodgers in October last year.
2.Past three meetings in Premier League:
– Manchester United 3 (Blind, Herrera, Martial) Liverpool 1 (Benteke), September 2015.
– Liverpool 1(Danial Sturridge) Manchester United 2 (Juan Mata 2), March 2015
– Manchester United 3 (Rooney, Mata, Van Persie) Liverpool 0, December 2014.
3.Form guide in all competitions:
Manchester United: LLDWWD
4.Liverpool have conceded seven goal in their last four games, while United forward Wayne Rooney has ended a lean spell with four goal in three matches.
5.Manchester United have won six of their last eight Premier League meetings with Liverpool.
6.Liverpool have recorded the highest number of defeats at home against United, standing at 11 losses. This is reported as the highest number of losses against any other visitor in the Premier League era.
7.In their last game at Old Trafford, United scored with all three of their shots on target.
8.Juan Mata has made four assists and scored three goals in the last six Premier League appearance against the Reds.
9.Christian Benteke has scored in his last three Premier League appearances against Manchester United but has drawn one and lost two of these three games.
10.Wayne Rooney, with 175 goals for Manchester United, is currently looking forward to break Thiery Henry’s 175 goals for Arsenal record for the most goals for a single club in the Premier League history
11.Rooney will be yearning to score in four consecutive games for United for the first times since March 2012.
12.Louis van Gaal inflicted Klopp’s biggest loss as Dortmund manager in September 2009 when is Bayern side won 5-1 away at Signal Iduna Park.