FM Preview: Manchester United v Liverpool 13 Jan 2013

Last updated : 12 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Manchester United v Liverpool fixture

Manchester United prepare to entertain Liverpool at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Red Devils are clearly on top, having won 44 and lost only 16 of the 87 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Old Trafford was less than a year ago, in February 2012, the Red Devils carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sun 23 Sep Liverpool 1 - 2 Man. Utd. Premier League
2011/2012 Sat 11 Feb Man. Utd. 2-1 Liverpool Premier League
2011/2012 Sat 28 Jan Liverpool 2 - 1 Man. Utd. F.A. Cup
2011/2012 Sat 15 Oct Liverpool 1 - 1 Man. Utd. Premier League
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

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

Recent respective form guides

Manchester United have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Red Devils, with 6 goals against.

Liverpool's away form is equally impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Reds, and 5 goals against.

Manchester United are leading the way in the Barclays Premier League, with their 21 games giving them a return of 52 points.

Liverpool's 31 points from 21 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 8th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Manchester United 6 4 2 0 16 7 14
Liverpool 6 4 0 2 14 7 12

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Manchester United may be coming up against a decent side in Liverpool, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Red Devils. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Manchester United Won 3 successive home games.
16 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 7 matches.
Liverpool 7 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 11 outings ago.

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