It’s shaping up to be a Monday night classic tonight, with Jose Mourinho bringing Manchester United to visit Liverpool at Anfield. Both Liverpool and Man U are hoping to push on from strong starts to establish themselves among the front runners. Tottenham and Manchester City both drew this weekend, making this an especially vital game for both these sides,
Tonight’s Manchester United v Liverpool game has everyone talking, with the tactical battle between Jose Mourinho and Jurgen Klopp a particular talking point. Klopp beat Mourinho’s Real Madrid team twice as Dortmund manager, and seemed to have developed an effective way of playing against the Portuguese’s system.
Liverpool will continue the vicious high press they’ve employed under Klopp, hoping to catch Manchester United’s more ponderous players on the ball. With Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial and Zlatan ready to attack on the counter, Liverpool will be hoping their defence is stronger than it has appeared in recent games.