MATCH PREVIEW: Manchester United V Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp makes the short trip to Old Trafford with his Liverpool side on Thursday as the Reds look to put the final nail in the coffin. Liverpool are 2-0 up in this Europa League tie thanks to goals from Daniel Sturridge and Roberto Firmino and it looks like a long way back for Louis van Gaal who was forced to watch a very ineffective Manchester United at Anfield last week.

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Injuries

Liverpool are unable to call upon Lucas for this fixture as he is still struggling with a thigh injury. Also out are long term absentees; Stewart, Ings and Gomez. Manchester United are worse off injury wise with Rooney, Jones and Valencia amongst others all unavailable for manager Louis van Gaal.

Previous Meetings

The last meeting of course was on Thursday last week, a penalty on 20 minutes opened up scoring for Liverpool with Roberto Firmino sealing the win with fifteen minutes left of the first tie. The Reds last trip to Old Trafford wasn't very pleasant after losing the game 3-1, the only saving grace was a wonderful bicycle kick from Christian Benteke that led to a consolation goal.

Liverpool have won on just two occasions in all competitions in their last ten visits to Old Trafford.

Form

Liverpool have won three out of their last five fixtures in the league compared to United's two victories. Klopp's side of course also picked up a win over United in the first leg of this tie whereas van Gaal's side have had to play an FA Cup game in between these two fixtures. United only managed a draw against West Ham and will face a replay.

Betting

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If you're feeling confident with the Reds you can get 7/2 for Klopp's side to be winning at half time and winning at full time at the moment.

If you fancy a repeat result a 2-0 win for Liverpool is currently down at 12/1 while a 2-1 win for the Reds is down at 9/1.

As for first goalscorers Firmino is down at 11/2 while Sturridge is 5/1.

Enjoy the match folks, wherever you are watching!

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