Man United will visit Anfield on This evening in the hope of closing the gap on the Premier League’s top four teams.
After defeating Norwich City 3-2 at Old Trafford on Saturday, Ralf Rangnick’s squad is looking to make it three wins in a row in the Premier League, and three points against Liverpool would help them cement their spot in the Champions League.
The hosts, on the other hand, will be in high spirits after beating Manchester City to reach the Emirates FA Cup final on Saturday.
Here’s everything you need to know as our showdown with one of our most ferocious opponents looms.
Where can I see it? (Liverpool vs Man United)
The match against Jurgen Klopp’s side will be aired live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League starting at 19:00 WAT on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, starting at 18:55 WAT, MUTV will provide live audio commentary before the game.
And, as always, ManUtd.com and the United App will provide live coverage throughout the evening, allowing you to stay up to date on all the action on Merseyside.
The Opposition’s Point of View
Liverpool has only lost twice in the Premier League all season, and they are solidly in the title race.
Klopp’s team have won their past ten league games and are unbeaten at home since March 2021, sitting just one point behind league leaders Manchester City.
With 20 goals, Mohamed Salah leads the division, while England international Trent Alexander-Arnold has 12 assists.
The Merseysiders will have a busy end to the season after reaching the UEFA Champions League semi-finals just last week and the FA Cup final on Saturday.
Information About the Team (Man United)
As they did against Norwich on Saturday, Luke Shaw and Edinson Cavani appear to be out due to injury.
Raphael Varane and Scott McTominay are both expected to miss the trip to Anfield, while Fred, who was injured against Everton earlier this month, is also certain to miss it.
In his press conference on Monday afternoon, Ralf Rangnick may reveal more details (13:15 BST).
Diogo Jota of the hosts passed a late fitness test to make an FA Cup semi-final appearance against Manchester City on Saturday.
Klopp expects the Portuguese to be fit to play on Tuesday, and he has no other injury concerns.
After defeating Norwich 3-2 on Saturday, United will be looking for their first Premier League win in four games since February. Rangnick’s team would rise above their top-four rivals with a win on Merseyside.
With Antonio Conte’s side missing a midweek match, Tottenham have moved into the Champions League places on goal difference.
Cristiano Ronaldo, who scored a match-winning hat-trick against Norwich City at the weekend, has 15 Premier League goals this season.
For the bulk of the season, Liverpool have been in superb form, with Klopp’s team currently on an eight-match unbeaten run in all competitions.
The Merseysiders drew 2-2 with league leaders Manchester City last time out in the Premier League before defeating Pep Guardiola’s side 3-2 to reach the FA Cup final on Saturday.
Interim manager Ralf Rangnick will be hoping for a huge improvement from United after a 5-0 home defeat in the reverse fixture earlier this season.
The United States has won 89 of the last 237 meetings between the two teams.
The last time we won at Anfield was in 2016, when captain Wayne Rooney scored a late goal.
The Match Officials
Martin Atkinson is the official referee for this game.
Constantine Hatzidakis and Richard West will be working as assistant referees.
Chris Kavanagh is the 4th official.
VAR: Paul Tierney
Harry Lennard: Assistant VAR