Canada Liverpool-MU, return to the top

09:00  17 january  2021
09:00  17 january  2021 Source:   sofoot.com

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Liverpool have a two-point gap at the top , although defending champions City have a game in hand with six matches left to play. Only five teams have scored fewer goals than Southampton this season, but with Ings set to return and Long back among the goals, they are well placed to pick up the results

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After several consecutive seasons with Manchester United in retreat, the Premier League has found one of its great classics which should finally count for the title. Because for the first time in a long time, Liverpool and the Red Devils are competing for the leading position of the English championship.

What happened on March 10, 2018? Franck Dubosc presented his film Everyone standing in We are not lying down , the Pyeongchang Paralympic Winter Games had just started, and Lille supporters were encrusted on the lawn of the Pierre- Mauroy to throw a few shots at their own players. Another era, then. But on March 10, 2018, another notable fact took place: in England, Manchester United indeed won in front of Liverpool thanks to a double from Marcus Rashford.

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Summary Listen to Liverpool v Man Utd on 5 live & online Liverpool return to top of Premier League, Man Utd's worst PL start after 17 games After 17 games, we can't keep calling this a bad 'start' to the season for Manchester United.

The Liverpool F.C.–Manchester United F.C. rivalry, also known as the North West Derby, is a high-profile inter-city rivalry between English professional football clubs Liverpool and Manchester United.


Even today, this is the last victory of the Red Devils against their sworn enemy despite the five oppositions that followed (two draws, three defeats). Coincidence or not, this 2017-2018 season is also the last to end with a ranking placing the Reds (fourth, 75 points) behind their rivals (second, 81 units). An eternity, for some. Who, at the moment, have reason to rejoice: in 2021, MU is the leader when it comes to welcoming his hated opponent and gives some hope of finishing the exercise in front of him.

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When Liverpool lost in 2018, Jürgen Klopp - who arrived in 2015 - had not yet won anything with the Reds , while Ole Gunnar Solskjær was still squatting Molde's bench (Manchester's bench was occupied by José Mourinho). Three years later, in mid-January 2021, the two men meet at Anfield on behalf of the nineteenth day of the Premier League with a stake that many had not anticipated: the throne of the Kingdom, neither more nor less. A surprise, not illogical, but a surprise nonetheless. A real.

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Liverpool got the point they needed to return to the top of the Premier League but were left frustrated after failing to break down a Manchester United side ravaged by injuries. United lost Ander Herrera, Juan Mata and Jesse Lingard to injury in the first half - but Liverpool struggled to create chances.

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Not because of the reigning champion, less consistent in the results in recent months due to a constantly full infirmary and general exhaustion compensated by a level of play remaining largely correct. But rather thanks to a United found, surfing on an exciting series (eleven consecutive games without loss in PL, including nine successes) and an ambition found after a new fiasco in the Champions League. Result: the Red Devils start to dream, in a competition as crazy as it is uncertain (the first eight standing in seven small points, while six clubs have already put their buttocks on the highest position while they 'were only two in 2019-2020 or three in 2018-2019 over the entire event).

Ambitions rediscovered, dreams assumed

With full confidence, MU does not hide and no longer fear a Liverpool who was rolling over the country not so long ago. "We know that we can beat anyone, anywhere and anytime ," Solskjær said at a press conference before the Sunday duel, just to start hostilities as it should. To approach a game like this knowing that we can win if we play at our best is a good feeling, we are the hunters behind the champions. » Sign that the Norwegian and his foals are boiling hot at the idea of ​​recovering their former status, even more if it is necessary to pass on the body of Reds hated.


Observation confirmed in the words of Paul Pogba, interviewed by Sky Sports: “We still have a very young team and we are obviously not at the same level as them, because they won the Premier League and continue to win. The day we lift it, we will be able to say that we are on the same level. We know how well they have been playing for a few years now, we know their quality and the way they play. It has always been a difficult game, we are aware that it will be very difficult. But we have evolved a lot, and we continue to improve. And if you want to be the best, you have to beat the best. We just need to focus, in order to stay on top. Here it is, the real mission. Finally.

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