Manchester United face Liverpool this afternoon, unbeaten in our last eight Premier League matches against them and keeping a clean sheet in each of our last three visits to Anfield.
Jurgen Klopp’s side have had an extra 24 hours rest since since their Champions League game was at home to Napoli on Tuesday, whilst we played in Valencia the following day.
Liverpool dropped to second place yesterday following Manchester City’s 3-1 victory at home to Everton.
The confirmed lineups for this afternoon’s game at Anfield are as follows:
David de Gea; Diogo Dalot, Chris Smalling, Victor Lindelof, Matteo Darmian; Nemanja Matic, Ander Herrera, Jesse Lingard; Ashley Young, Romelu Lukaku, Marcus Rashford
Substitutes: Sergio Romero, Eric Bailly, Antonio Valencia, Marouane Fellaini, Juan Mata, Paul Pogba, Anthony Martial
Jose Mourinho makes 10 changes to the side that started in Valencia midweek. Diogo Dalot, Chris Smalling and Victor Lindelof are all back from injuries but Matteo Darmian is in at left-back fro the injured Luke Shaw.
Paul Pogba drops to the bench where he has been for the past two Premier League games, with the midfield three consisting of Nemanja Matic, Ander Herrera and Jesse Lingard.
Ashley Young joins Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford as part of our front three with Anthony Martial returning to the bench. Juan Mata is also among the substitutes.
Alisson; Nathaniel Clyne, Dejan Lovren, Virgil van Dijk, Andrew Robertson; Fabinho, Naby Keita, Georginio Wijnaldum; Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mane
Substitutes: Simon Mignolet, Alberto Moreno, Jordan Henderson, Adam Lallana, Xherdan Shaqiri, Camacho, Daniel Sturridge
Nathaniel Clyne makes his first Premier League appearance of the season at right-back whilst there are no other surprises named by Jurgen Klopp. Dejan Lovren comes in at centre-back with both Joe Gomez and Joel Matip injured. Alberto Moreno is the only defensive option on the bench.
The front three haven’t scored or assisted a single goal against us in a combined 855 minutes previously.
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