Man United v Liverpool Preview

Mar. 21, 2010 - Manchester, Greater Manchester, England, UK - epa02087839 Liverpool's Jamie Carragher (2L) argues with Manchester United's Gary Neville (2R) during today's English Barclays Premier League soccer match between Manchester United FC and Liverpool FC, at the Old Trafford stadium, Manchester, Britain, Sunday 21 March 2010.
Tomorrow lunchtime archenemies Manchester United and Liverpool will go head-to-head at Old Trafford, both looking to leave with three Premier League points.

Liverpool are currently down in 16th place in the Premier League table, picking up five points this season. Man United are third, behind Chelsea and Arsenal with eight points.

Sir Alex Ferguson has confirmed that Nemanja Vidic will captain the side tomorrow and for the rest of the season. Rio Ferdinand should make his first Premier League appearance this season, lining up next to Vidic. The manager has also confirmed that Dimitar Berbatov will play against Liverpool. Edwin Van Der Sar, Patrice Evra and Paul Scholes should also return to the side, after being rested against Rangers.

Anderson is doubtful with a knee injury but is in the squad. Michael Carrick, Antonio Valencia, Gabriel Obertan and Owen Hargreaves are all out.

Man United squad: Van der Sar, Kuszczak, O'Shea, Rafael, Neville, Brown, Ferdinand, Vidic, Evans, Smalling, Evra, Fabio, Park, Gibson, Scholes, Anderson, Fletcher, Giggs, Nani, Rooney, Owen, Berbatov, Hernandez and Macheda.

Fernando Torres and Steven Gerrard are expected to return after being rested for the scousers midweek Europa Cup match against Steaua Bucharest.. Fabio Aurelio and Dirk Kuyt are both out. Joe Cole is available after returning from suspension.

Liverpool squad: Reina, Johnson, Carragher, Skrtel, Agger, Konchesky, Lucas, Poulsen, Cole, Rodriguez, Gerrard, Jovanovic, Torres, Jones, Meireles, Pacheco, Babel, Ngog and Krygiakos.

Referee tomorrow is Howard Webb, he refereed the same fixture between United and Liverpool last season, which Man United won 2-1.

Last season he also took charge of the 5-0 away win to Wigan, 2-0 away win over Stoke, 3-0 away loss to Fulham, the 3-1 League Cup win over Man City at Old Trafford and the 3-1 loss to Everton.

Leave a Reply