Tomorrow’s Liverpool vs Manchester United match will determine the seriousness of United for the top-four slot.
The Red Devils have to cross the hurdle of becoming the first team to beat Liverpool at Anfield this season.
Liverpool is presently one of the best clubs in the world, and Ralf Rangnick’s men have to contend with this.
The 2-2 draw Liverpool had at Etihad last weekend was the first Premier League game that it did not win this year.
Liverpool is very much in form right now and still in the race for four titles.
United’s Top-four Hope Rekindled
Cristiano Ronaldo’s hat trick against Norwich City last weekend rekindled United’s hope for a place in the top four.
Norwich is at the bottom of the league table with just 21 points.
This season, United lost 9 out of their 15 away games.
It will travel to Anfield tomorrow to meet a team that has not lost a game this season.
Besides, teams that visited Anfield this season could only score 7 goals in 15 games.
Hence, the Merseysiders remain one of the best defensive teams at home this season.
You will recall that Liverpool defeated Manchester United 5-0 in October, no thanks to Mohammed Salah’s hat trick.
This contributed to the sack of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, former United gaffer.
There is every possibility that Diogo Jota could return for Liverpool tomorrow.
Jurgen Klopp does not have any injury concerns, but Rangnick will miss some of his key players.
One of the players that are out for United is Scott McTominay, who is battling a foot injury.
Others are Edinson Cavani (calf), Fred (hip), and Luke Shaw (leg).
Raphael Varane suffers a muscle injury but may return to action this week.
Bruno Fernandes had a car accident, and may not feature in tomorrow’s game.
Tomorrow’s Liverpool vs Manchester United game swings more to Liverpool’s side than United but let’s keep our fingers crossed.