Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Red Devils welcome their biggest rivals to Old Trafford this Sunday, with the visitors still keen on breaking into the top-four and securing a Champions League spot.
MANCHESTER UNITED VS LIVERPOOL BETTING
An emphatic 6-2 victory against AS Roma in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final will have Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and the Man United faithfull giddy ahead of their Premier League fixture against historic rivals Liverpool this Sunday.
Although a win is not vital for Manchester United – who find themselves comfortable on the league table in second place – the biggest game in English football comes with a lot more background than simply three points. With pride and bragging rights on the table this Sunday, the Red Devils will be expected to make an example of the soon-to-be ex-Premier League champions and deliver a harsh blow to their hopes of making it into the top four.
With seemingly the entire team on form after scoring six goals last Thursday, Manchester United talisman Bruno Fernandes comes in at 6/1 (7.00) to score the first goal in the fixture and at 13/7 (2.85) to score anytime in the 90 minutes.
Liverpool travel to Old Trafford to take on one of their fiercest rivals in a battle pivotal to their Champions League hopes. Three points promise to be more than vital for the visitors this Sunday as they remain some ways off fourth place – with only five fixtures remaining in the 20/21 Premier League season.
Liverpool’s campaign has not gone exactly as expected. After winning the Premier League title for the first time in 30 years, much of the footballing world expected Jurgen Klopp to build on their momentum and take his team up to the next level. While it must be said that critical injuries have played their part in hampering the squad’s on-pitch chemistry, not many would have expected Liverpool’s fall from grace to have been this steep.
Although they have been knocked out of the major competitions, Liverpool still have an important Premier League qualification spot to play for. With rivalries this big in football, form, league position, statistics and metrics often fly out of the window, as fortune frequently favours the team that wants it more.
MANCHESTER UNITED VS LIVERPOOL: PREMIER LEAGUE BETTING ODDS
Tune in to the LV BET Sportblog to find out more information about live sports, as well as the exciting online world of esports, and stay informed about the biggest sports events from around the world.
*Odds subject to change. Odds correct at time of publishing.