FM Preview: Liverpool v Manchester United 15 Oct 2011

Last updated : 14 October 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Liverpool v Manchester United fixture

Manchester United face a trip to Liverpool at Anfield at lunchtime on Saturday, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 83 games played, Red Devils have recorded 23 wins, and Liverpool have come away with 41 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2011, with Liverpool running out comfortable 3 - 1 winners in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sun 06 Mar Liverpool 3 - 1 Man. Utd. Premier League
2010/2011 Sun 09 Jan Man. Utd. 1 - 0 Liverpool F.A. Cup
2010/2011 Sun 19 Sep Man. Utd. 3 - 2 Liverpool Premier League
2009/2010 Sun 21 Mar Man. Utd. 2 - 1 Liverpool Premier League
2009/2010 Sun 25 Oct Liverpool 2 - 0 Man. Utd. Premier League
2008/2009 Sat 14 Mar Man. Utd. 1 - 4 Liverpool Premier League
2008/2009 Sat 13 Sep Liverpool 2 - 1 Man. Utd. Premier League

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Liverpool have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Reds, with 5 goals against.

Manchester United's away form is equally impressive, unbeaten in their last six, consisting of three wins and three draws. Those games have seen the Red Devils pummel 13 goals, and let in 4.

Liverpool's total of 13 points from their 7 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

Manchester United are leading the way in the Barclays Premier League, with their 7 games giving them a return of 19 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Liverpool 6 4 0 2 9 8 12
Manchester United 6 3 3 0 13 6 12

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Red Devils out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Liverpool. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Liverpool Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
Manchester United Undefeated in last 5 away games.
12 games since last defeat.

For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here