Manchester United v Liverpool: Premier League – stay!

Manchester United v Liverpool: Premier League – stay!

Key occasions

Manchester United make 4 adjustments to the facet routed at Brentford 9 days in the past. Cristiano Ronaldo, Harry Maguire, Luke Shaw and Fred are all benched, with Anthony Elanga, Raphael Varane, Tyrell Malacia and Scott McTominay taking their locations.

Liverpool make three adjustments to the facet held at Anfield by Crystal Palace final week. Darwin Nunez is suspended after placing the pinnacle on Joachim Andersen, so in comes Roberto Firmino. Jordan Henderson and Joe Gomez exchange Fabinho and Nat Phillips.

The groups

Manchester United: de Gea, Dalot, Varane, Martinez, Malacia, Eriksen, McTominay, Elanga, Bruno Fernandes, Sancho, Rashford.
Subs: Maguire, Ronaldo, Martial, Fred, Heaton, Shaw, Wan-Bissaka, van de Beek, Garnacho.

Liverpool: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, van Dijk, Robertson, Milner, Henderson, Elliott, Salah, Firmino, Diaz.
Subs: Fabinho, Adrian, Tsimikas, Carvalho, Clark, Bajcetic, Phillips, van den Berg, Davies.

Referee: Michael Oliver (Northumberland).

Casemiro in the home. The United hierarchy could also be hoping that the revealing of their new £350,000-a-week star midfielder tonight will take the sting off a bit. Good luck with that.

He’s right here! {Photograph}: Phil Noble/Reuters

Some extra background on why the Manchester United followers are mutinous. Right here’s our man David Conn writing final yr, within the wake of a earlier protest that result in this fixture’s postponement …

… and a deep dive into the monetary machinations from the ever-excellent Swiss Ramble weblog.

After Manchester United’s terrible begin to the season, the main focus has as soon as once more turned to the Glazers. This thread will take a look at a number of the the reason why the membership’s followers is likely to be sad with their house owners – from a monetary perspective #MUFC

— Swiss Ramble (@SwissRamble) August 16, 2022

United followers v Glazers. A video explainer courtesy of Jamie Jackson.

Managers, gamers or the Glazers: what’s the issue at Manchester United? – video


A few massive showdowns in Manchester tonight. First up, the Manchester United fanbase face down the Glazers. Wine for the troops, they march at 7pm BST.

Please learn our plans for Liverpool at house. Additionally on our web site.

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It’s right down to all followers to let these house owners understand it’s time to go!

Some issues are value preventing for…

The 1958🇾🇪

— The 1958 (@The__1958) August 16, 2022

Afterward, the Manchester United soccer workforce welcome Liverpool. It’s a fixture that by no means requires hype, even when it usually fails to stay as much as expectations – hey, we don’t write these guidelines – however given Liverpool’s gradual begin, United’s dismal one, the 0-5 scoreline final season, United’s 4-0 pleasant win final month, the doable unveiling of Casemiro, and the widely revolutionary temper round Outdated Trafford, this could possibly be a night to recollect, a method or one other. Kick off is at 8pm. It, in so very many alternative methods, is on.

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