Matchday 11 of the English Premier League brings with it a heavyweight match as Manchester United host Manchester City at Old Trafford

Manchester United are hoping to snap a three-match winless English Premier League run on Sunday when they host Liverpool at Old Trafford.

The red devils come into the game in sixth place with 14 points and need to avoid defeat if they are to cut down the gap between them and the top three.

Liverpool remain the only top flight side that has not lost a game and they sit in third place with 18 points, knowing a win will take them back into second spot.

Man United have not gone four games without a win since October 2019 and need to put their best foot forward against a resolute Liverpool side.

Liverpool’s 18-game unbeaten league run is currently the longest in the top four English divisions, and their thrilling 4-2 success at Old Trafford last term represented their sixth game without defeat against United.

No doubt we are in for a cracker of an encounter and you can play here to make your predictions.

What time does Man United vs Liverpool start?

The game kicks off at 6:30pm Kenyan time at Old Trafford.

Man United vs Liverpool team news

Raphael Varane is sidelined through injury while Bruno Fernandes and Marcus Rashford are doubtful after picking up minor knocks against Atalanta in midweek.

Fred is also a worry, meaning Scott McTominay and Paul Pogba could be the options in midfield.

Cristiano Ronaldo is undoubtedly the man up front for the hosts, supported by Mason Greenwood.

For the visitors, Thiago Alcantara and Harvey Elliott remain the only long-term absentees with Curtis Jones expected to be fit for the clash.

Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino have been in imperial form and will start, relegating Diogo Jota to a place on the bench.

Man United vs Liverpool head to head

The hosts boast a better record in head to head encounters between the two sides, winning 25 out of the 55 matches.

Liverpool have won 20 times, including a 4-2 away victory last time out, and the remaining 10 have ended in a stalemate.

Man United vs Liverpool current form

The red devils have won just two of their last five matches in all competitions, losing another two and sharing the spoils in one game.

The reds however have won three and drawn two in that run.

Man United vs Liverpool prediction

The history of this encounter has proven that it has goals in it, this one will not be any different. It’s difficult to see Liverpool losing to the current United team and a draw could be the most likely outcome.

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