FootyMAD's Liverpool match preview

Last updated : 15 December 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Liverpool v Manchester United fixture

Man. Utd. face a trip to Liverpool at Anfield on Sunday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 79 games played, Red Devils have recorded 22 wins, and Liverpool have come away with 38 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2007, with Man. Utd. inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Reds in a Premiership match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 03 MarLiverpool0 - 1Man. Utd.PREM
2006/2007Sun 22 OctMan. Utd.2 - 0LiverpoolPREM
2005/2006Sat 18 FebLiverpool1 - 0Man. Utd.FAC
2005/2006Sun 22 JanMan. Utd.1 - 0LiverpoolPREM
2005/2006Sun 18 SepLiverpool0 - 0Man. Utd.PREM
2004/2005Sat 15 JanLiverpool0 - 1Man. Utd.PREM
2004/2005Mon 20 SepMan. Utd.2 - 1LiverpoolPREM

Recent respective form guides

Liverpool are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. In this time, Reds have rattled up an impressive 21 goals, and conceded 3.

The Red Devils have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Red Devils, and 3 goals against.

Liverpool sit in a healthy 4th in the league, and have picked up 30 points from their 15 games. Man. Utd. sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 36 points from their 16 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Man. Utd.641111413

FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Liverpool is likely to be a very close encounter, but one that the Madmen sees going the way of the home team. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Liverpool Won 5 successive home games.
6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Man. Utd. Not won in previous 3 away matches.
5 games since last defeat.