Match Today: Liverpool vs Manchester United 22-08-2022 English Premier League
El Clasico the summit brings together Manchester United and Liverpool at Old Trafford. For striker Anthony Martial to be fit for the match, after the Frenchman returned to training after injuring his thigh. He has been one of United's standout players during pre-season and Tin Hag is hoping he can continue his form in the Premier League. Sweden defender Victor Lindelof is still absent, while Facundo Pellistri is also absent. This is the first time in the First Division that the two teams have played a match without a win from their previous matches. In 2021-22, Liverpool scored 9-0 on aggregate over United after winning 5-0 at Old Trafford and 4-0 at Anfield. United leads the head-to-head record between the two teams, with 81 wins compared to 70 for Liverpool. Another 58 matches ended in a draw. United also beat Liverpool 4-0 in a pre-season match in July.
Liverpool vs Manchester United
United announced earlier this week that they have reached an agreement with Real Madrid to sign Casemiro but a delay in his visa means he is not available for the match. Liverpool will miss Diogo Jota, Thiago, Ibrahima Konate, Curtis Jones and Joel Matip, all of whom remain injured. Newcomer Darwin Nunez will miss the match at Old Trafford after he was sent off for heading Joachim Andersen in the 1-1 draw with Crystal Palace. He received a three-match ban for his conduct. It dominated preparations for the match with the news that United supporters were planning to protest the current ownership system. The Glazer family has come under increasing criticism for the way they have run the club with United currently in 20th place United boss Ten Hag has called for teamwork at the club at a time that has been difficult At Old Trafford, he said, "I can only say the owners want to win and we want the fans behind the club, I can understand sometimes but I haven't been at the club long to see all the backgrounds, we have to fight together and be united."
Manchester United vs Liverpool
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has insisted his team should get the three points if fans stop the match from playing. "I really hope it doesn't happen. The match is called off but if it does I think we get the points," he said. "It has nothing to do with the situation and if the fans want the match not to happen, we can't rearrange the game again and fit it somewhere in an incredibly busy season. I don't have any." An idea of what could happen and I don't think about it people tell us we're fine, we go there and play the game and hopefully we can go home." United's home game against Liverpool in the 2020-21 season was postponed after fans invaded the stadium, although the match was played behind closed doors.
United have won once in their last 12 Premier League games against Liverpool (six draws, lost five and have not won in eight games since their 2-1 win in March 2018. United have lost their first two Premier League games this season the only time they have lost His first three league games were in 1930-31, 1972-73 and 1986-87. Tin Hag could become the second coach in the club's history to lose his first three games for United in all competitions.The last person was John Chapman, which occurred in 1921. Liverpool may achieve its fourth consecutive victory over United for the first time since January 2002 by winning at Old Trafford, and is looking to win three consecutive league matches against him for the first time in its history. Mohamed Salah scored nine goals against United and may become the first player in the history of Liverpool to reach If Liverpool lose or draw, it will be the first time they have lost a win in their first three league games since the 2012-13 season.