It’s time for the first North West Derby in the 2022-23 Premier League as Manchester United host Liverpool at Old Trafford on Monday night.
The season might be just two weeks old as Erik Ten Hag’s era has gotten off to a rough start at Old Trafford after he witnessed a fair share of drama and controversy with his side suffering back-to-back defeat with a 4-0 loss at Brentford.
Liverpool’s slow start to the season has also been a major talking point, with the Reds picking up just two points so far after successive draws against Fulham and Crystal Palace.
Manchester United and Liverpool’s first-ever clash was on April 28, 1894, with the Red Devils leading the all-time series with 81 wins, 58 draws, and 70 losses in recent times.
Old Trafford outfit have been struggling for victory over arc-rival haven’t won against Liverpool in their last 8 matches in the league.
There were also goals galore in those games, with 22 in total at an average of 3.67 goals per match.
Jurgen Klopp’s men are without a loss to Manchester United in the Premier League since 2018, winning each of their previous 3 league games.
Liverpool traveled very we after going unbeaten in their previous 10 away league matches.
The Premier League runner-up have regularly broken through opposing defenses leading up to this encounter, having scored 11 times in their last six fixtures.