Liverpool – Manchester United: prediction for the EPL match

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Jurgen Klopp’s team continues the chase for the quadruple – winning four tournaments in one season. The Reds already have one trophy – the English League Cup. In the decisive match for it, the Merseysiders beat Chelsea on penalties. Liverpool made it to the FA Cup final last Saturday by beating Manchester City 3-2.

A double by Sadio Mane and another accurate shot on account of Ibrahima Konate. Also, last week, the Merseysiders reached the semi-finals of the Champions League, on aggregate, being stronger than the Portuguese Benfica (3:1, 3:3).

In the Premier League, the Reds are in second place, one point behind Manchester City. On April 10, the teams met each other at the Etihad and drew with a score of 2:2. This result allowed Liverpool to remain the most successful English team this year. The team continued their unbeaten streak, which is now 12 games. In the top five scorers of the Premier League, there are three Liverpool players at once – Mohammed Salah (20 goals), Diogo Jota (15), and Sadio Mane (13). 18 out of 22 victories were won by two goals or more. Find out more football predictions as we always choose the most exciting matches for your attention.

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Having failed the first part of the championship and having taken off from all cup tournaments, the Mancunians are striving to cling to the Champions League four in the Premier League. However, the results are not impressive. In the last six matches, two wins each (3:2 over Tottenham and 3:2 over Norwich), two draws (0:0 with Watford and 1:1 with Leicester) and two defeats (1:4 in the derby against Manchester City and 0:1 to Everton). Ralph Rangnick’s men have lost their previous two away games and now will face the Premier League’s top home side on Tuesday, undefeated at Anfield in 15 games of the season.

In 6 out of 8 previous championship meetings, when the Mancunians managed to score points, Cristiano Ronaldo or Fred were marked with effective actions. The problem is that the Brazilian is injured and will not be able to help the team in Liverpool. Can the star Portuguese single-handedly lead Manchester United to victory – the first in 8 head-to-head matches in the Premier League? The statistics of penalties attract attention: the opponents of the Red Devils managed to realise only 2 out of 4 shots from the 11-metres point. Another interesting fact is that 11 goals in matches involving Manchester United were scored in the added time for the first or second halves.

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The last meeting of the teams at Anfield ended in a goalless draw, although the hosts surpassed the opponent in shots (17:8) and possession time (66% vs 34%). In the first round, Liverpool defeated Manchester United at Old Trafford with a crucial score of 5:0 (hat-trick by Salah, goals each from Jota and Keita).

Both Liverpool and Manchester United are among the teams that like to attack. In recent matches, the teams scored a lot: the Merseysiders scored three goals against Benfica in the Champions League (twice) and Manchester City in the FA Cup, and the Mancunians scored the same number of times in the meeting with Norwich in the championship.

Taking a total of goals over 2.5 with the odds of 1.53 is not interesting. It is necessary to take a bet on over 3.5 (for the odds of 2.30). Teams will find the strength to score more than three goals. Liverpool in the race with City only needs a victory. Manchester United are fighting for a place in the Champions League, so they also expect to win or grab some points.  To win more with huge bonuses, higher odds, and without risks – visit our betting sites rankings page. A fresh review of the most reliable offers for Indian bettors will be helpful for you.

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