Football Blog: Liverpool Face Manchester United

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09:15, 19 Apr 2022
Last Updated: 22:03, 19 Apr 2022

Morning everyone! 

We've got a cracking game in store this evening with Liverpool facing Manchester United at Anfield. United were thumped 5-0 at home and will be hoping to reduce the damage of the last defeat tonight. A win would be huge in their pursuit of the top four. On the other hand, Liverpool are looking unbeatable lately and are still in the title race. Which side will come out on top only time will tell. Any other news, stats or facts we find throughout the day we'll be sure to share with you as well. 

Updates
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Roy Keane slams United

It appears that we've reached Roy Keane in his sad stage rather than angry. It's a sad sight if we're honest.

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GOAL! Salah makes it 4-0!
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Aleksandr Mitrovic Hits 40!

Aleksandr Mitrovic hit 40 goals in the Championship this season, and he will go down as one of the most lethal strikers in the history of the second division!

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Fulham Are Promoted!
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GOAL! Mane makes it 3-0!
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Liverpool v Man Utd: Half-Time Stats

Liverpool have Man Utd against the ropes at Anfield, and the stats are pretty astonishingly in the Reds' favour...

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GOAL! Liverpool 2-0 Man Utd
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Liverpool's Minute Of Applause For Ronaldo
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10 minutes to go!

We're less than ten minutes away from Liverpool vs Man Utd, with the Reds of Merseyside looking to go top of the league if they win tonight.

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Liverpool starting XI vs Man Utd
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PHIL JONES STARTS

The forgotten man at Old Trafford returns to the side for just the second time this season, and Phil Jones makes up a back three with Harry Maguire and Victor Lindelof in Man Utd's starting XI at Anfield. 

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Fergie arrives at Anfield

Sir Alex Ferguson arrives at Anfield just after the arrival of the team coaches. 

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Kyle Walker Injury Confirmed

Pep Guardiola confirmed the English right-back's injury in his press conference this afternoon, and that he will miss this weekend's game against Brighton. Whether he will return in time for Man City's crunch semi-final against Real Madrid, is still currently up in the air. 

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Liverpool vs Man Utd: Last Time Out

The last time we saw Man Utd and Liverpool clash was in an immense 5-0 win for Jurgen Klopp's men, embarrassing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's Man Utd, who shortly was removed from his post at the club after losing to Watford. Check out the highlights below and read the match report and reaction through the link below!

Read The Match Report From Last Time Out Here!
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Liverpool vs Man Utd Injury Update

The injury table is a busy place for Man Utd, with seven players set to miss out on tonight's clash against Liverpool, who currently have an injury-free squad. 

Raphael Varane, Fred, Scott McTominay, Luke Shaw and Edinson Cavani remain out, whereas Cristiano Ronaldo will miss the game due to personal issues. Mason Greenwood remains suspended from the squad. 

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Anfield prepped for kick-off

The Anfield pitch looks to be in mint condition as we await the rival match between Liverpool and Manchester United.

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Sterling wanted by AC Milan

Manchester City's Raheem Sterling is reportedly a target for AC Milan. If anything were to materialise it would be a strange, yet exciting move.

AC Milan are targeting Manchester City star Raheem Sterling
AC Milan are targeting Manchester City star Raheem Sterling
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Arsenal will travel to Florida in pre-season

Orlando City have confirmed they will host Premier League Arsenal in a friendly in pre-season.

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33 years since this iconic Maradona warm-up

Sit back and enjoy!

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Club Brugge sign Meijer

Belgian outfit Club Brugge have announced that left-back Bjorn Meijer will join the club ahead of next season from Groningen on a contract until 2026.

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Man United revive interest in Torres

Manchester United are reportedly going to revive their interest in Villarreal defender Pau Torres.

Man United 'revive interest in Β£50m move for Villarreal's Pau Torres'
Man United 'revive interest in Β£50m move for Villarreal's Pau Torres'
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Nketiah speaks about Arsenal future

Arsenal striker Eddie Nketiah has revealed that he has received a contract extension offer from the club but that he is searching for regular football.

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Old age catching up with Luka

The midfield maestro will be rested for Madrid's next game. 

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Rangers get SPFL fixture change approved

Rangers match against Motherwell has been brought forward 24 hours in order to give the club more time to prepare for Europa League semi-final.

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Wilder spotted at Turf Moor according to TalkSport

TalkSport host Simon Jordan discussed the current Middlesbrough manager Chris Wilder appearing at Turf Moor alongside the directors at Burnley last weekend. Sean Dyche was removed from his post after 10 years of managing the Clarets last Friday, and Wilder has since refused to distance himself from the job. 

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Man City given green light for Haaland move

Erling Haaland's next club is looking likely to be Manchester City, with the Norwegian striker having agreed on basic personal terms and on Manchester as his destination. 

Erling Haaland approves City move
Erling Haaland approves City move
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Arsenal target Kosovan Zhegrova

Arsenal are reportedly keeping tabs on Lille's Edon Zhegrova, dubbed 'the Kosovan Messi.'

Arsenal target Lille winger Edon Zhegrova, dubbed  'The Kosovan Messi'
Arsenal target Lille winger Edon Zhegrova, dubbed 'The Kosovan Messi'
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Sheffield United freeze season ticket prices

Season ticket prices will remain the same at Bramall Lane for the 2022-23 season.

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Thomas Tuchel Press Conference

Thomas Tuchel spoke to the press ahead of Chelsea's clash against Arsenal. Here are some key quotes:

Injuries: "Kovacic is out for the game. It's a ligament injury, hopefully no longer than two weeks but that can be a long time for us in terms of games. Callum Hudson-Odoi and Ben Chilwell are also out."

On fighting for second place: "We will fight hard. We have a crucial four matches coming in a short period of time."

On Romelu Lukaku: "I don't think he needs inspiration. What he needs is that one moment, one spark. He would normally have been a natural starter in the game against Crystal Palace."

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Arteta gives Lacazette contract update

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has given an update regarding the future of striker Alexandre Lacazette.

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Schreuder favourite to succeed Ten Hag

Alfred Schreuder, manager of Club Brugge, has emerged as the favourite to takeover at Ajax to replace Erik ten Hag.

Alfred Schreuder hoog op lijst Ajax
Alfred Schreuder hoog op lijst Ajax
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Newcastle to target Ivan Toney

Newcastle United are interested in bringing Brentford striker Ivan Toney back to St James' Park after being snubbed by Benfica's Darwin Nunez.

Newcastle United to target Brentford's Ivan Toney after Darwin Nunez snub
Newcastle United to target Brentford's Ivan Toney after Darwin Nunez snub
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Guardiola shuts down Haaland question

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola shut down a question about Borussia Dortmund's Erling Haaland, amidst reports suggesting that a deal is in place for the striker to join the Premier League club next season.

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England's Euro 2022 games sold out

England Women's three group matches for Euro 2022, along with the final at Wembley Stadium, have sold out.

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Pau Torres linked to United once again

The Spaniard was heavily courted by Manchester United last summer before they eventually signed Raphael Varane from Madrid instead. 

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Steve Cooper's incredible job at Nottingham Forest

The Welshman has won 19 of the 33 Championship games he has taken charge of the East Midlands.

Steve Cooper's Fine work at Forest
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Joel Piroe has been a shrewd signing for Swansea

The Dutchman reached the 20-goal mark in the Championship yesterday. He has proven to be one of the signings of the season.

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Dani Alves discusses his favourite RBs

Barcelona right-back Dani Alves has listed Trent Alexander-Arnold and Reece James in his list of preferred right-backs to watch.

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VAR will be in Scotland next season

The Scottish football leagues will be using technology next year. 

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Man United confirm Ronaldo will miss game

Following the tragic death of his son, Cristiano Ronaldo will not be involved in Manchester United's match against Liverpool this evening.

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Dortmund agree Schlotterbeck deal

According to reports, Borussia Dortmund have agreed a €25million deal to sign Nico Schlotterbeck from SC Freiburg.

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Ralf Rangnick on United's squad re-build

Ralf Rangnick says that Manchester United need to recruit in 'all areas' excluding goalkeeping. 

Rangnick explains why Man United's rebuild could be quicker than Liverpool's
Rangnick explains why Man United's rebuild could be quicker than Liverpool's
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Aitor Karanka is back in management

After his dismal spell in charge of Birmingham City last season, the former Nottingham Forest and Middlesbrough boss is now in charge of Granada, who are threatened with relegation from La Liga.

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Trevor Francis turns 68

Famously known as British football's first £1million player, Trevor Francis made a name for himself making his debut at Birmingham City at 16 before moving on to Nottingham Forest where he was part of the legendary side that won back-to-back European Cups.

Trevor Francis: The First Β£1million player
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PSG preparing Argentine clear-out

Reports in France are saying that Paris Saint-Germain are preparing to offload all Argentinian players at the club except Lionel Messi.

PSG looking to offload all Argentines barring Lionel Messi
PSG looking to offload all Argentines barring Lionel Messi
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Happy birthday Rivaldo

The Brazilian legend turns 50 today.

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Bayern close to securing Mazraoui transfer

Bayern Munich are reportedly close to agreeing a deal to sign Ajax's Noussair Mazraoui.

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Bayern agree Muller and Neuer deals

According to reports, Bayern Munich have agreed contract extensions until 2025 for duo Thomas Muller and Manuel Neuer.

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Everton reportedly chasing Loftus-Cheek

Frank Lampard is believed to be interesting in bringing Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek to Goodison Park.

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Liverpool vs Manchester United

Jurgen Klopp has spoken on the huge occasion that is Liverpool vs Manchester United. 

Liverpool vs Manchester United
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Fred has been key for Man United this season

It's clear the Brazilian is a huge miss when he's not in the side.

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Chelsea look to clear out their midfield

At least they've got Conor Gallagher to return...

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A message from Derby County manager Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney praises the fans and the players for fighting till the end and battling against all the odds. 

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Joe Hart turns 35 today

The keeper has really settled in to life at Celtic Football Club. 

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Hibernian sack Shaun Maloney

Following their Scottish Cup defeat, Hibernian have sacked manager Shaun Maloney after just four months in charge.

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Paul Pogba's torrid time at United may soon end

For those following the undulating fortunes of Paul Pogba’s troubled Manchester United tenure, we are now sat in a trough rather than stood upon a peak...

Boos Rain Down On Paul Pogba As His Man United Tenure Limps To Sad End
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Issa Diop ruled out for the rest of the reason

West Ham's Issa Diop is likely to miss the remainder of the season with an ankle injury.

West Ham facing Europa League defensive crisis after Issa Diop ruled out
West Ham facing Europa League defensive crisis after Issa Diop ruled out
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Will the bottom three change?

Four members of The Sportsman team weigh in on the relegation battle and how they believe the season will finish for the teams at the bottom. 

Who Gets Relegated? Predicting The Premier League's Battle For Survival
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