FootyMAD's Liverpool match preview

Last updated : 13 March 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Manchester United v Liverpool fixture

Man. Utd. prepare to entertain Liverpool at Old Trafford at lunchtime on Saturday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 82 games played, Red Devils have recorded 40 wins, and Liverpool have come away with 15 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Old Trafford was less than a year ago, in March 2008, with Man. Utd. running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Premier League match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 13 SepLiverpool2 - 1Man. Utd.PREM
2007/2008Sun 23 MarMan. Utd.3-0LiverpoolPREM
2007/2008Sun 16 DecLiverpool0 - 1Man. Utd.PREM
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

Recent respective form guides

Manchester United could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Red Devils, with 4 goals against.

Liverpool have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

Man. Utd. are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 65 points from the 27 games played. Liverpool sit in a healthy 3rd in the league, and have picked up 58 points from their 28 games.

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

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

Sequence statistics:
Man. Utd. Unbeaten in the last 32 home games.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Liverpool 5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.