FootyMAD's Liverpool match preview

Last updated : 21 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Manchester United v Liverpool fixture

Man Utd. prepare to entertain Liverpool at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 78 games played, Red Devils have recorded 37 wins, and Liverpool have come away with 15 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Old Trafford was just last season, in September 2004, the Red Devils carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Premiership match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sun 18 SepLiverpool0 - 0Man Utd.PREM
2004/2005Sat 15 JanLiverpool0 - 1Man Utd.PREM
2004/2005Mon 20 SepMan Utd.2-1LiverpoolPREM
2003/2004Sat 24 AprMan Utd.0 - 1LiverpoolPREM
2003/2004Sun 09 NovLiverpool1 - 2Man Utd.PREM
2002/2003Sat 05 AprMan Utd.4 - 0LiverpoolPREM
2002/2003Sun 02 MarLiverpool2 - 0Man Utd.LGEC

Recent respective form guides

Manchester United are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. In this time, Red Devils have rattled up an impressive 20 goals, and conceded 2.

Liverpool's away form is equally impressive, with an unbeaten run in the last six, four of them victories. Those games have seen the Reds pummel 13 goals, and let in 6.

Man Utd. sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 45 points from their 22 games. Liverpool sit in a healthy 3rd in the league, and have picked up 44 points from their 20 games.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Man Utd. are performing very well at home, but your FootyMad panel reckons that the overall quality of Liverpool will prove too much for the homesters. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Man Utd. Won 4 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Liverpool Undefeated in last 7 away games.
17 games since last defeat.