Venue : Anfield
Kick-off: 13.30 BST.
The Reds are likely to make just one change from the draw at Sunderland last weekend, with full back Jose Enrique returning to Brendan Rodgers’ starting XI in place of Martin Kelly. Skipper Steven Gerrard, Luis Suárez, Glen Johnson, Martin Skrtel, Daniel Agger, Joe Allen were all rested for Thursday night’s 5-3 Europa League win over Young Boys and is expected to return to the starting line-up as Liverpool go looking for their first Premier League victory of the season.
Joe Cole (hamstring) and Lucas (thigh) remains the only injury concerns for Liverpool.
Liverpool (Possible, 4-3-3): Reina; Enrique, Skrtel, Agger, Johnson; Shelvey, Gerrard, Allen; Borini, Suárez, Sterling.
Out: Cole (hamstring), Lucas (thigh).
Winger Ashley Young will be absent for the fixture due to knee injury and joins defenders Chris Smalling and Phil Jones on the sidelines. Rio Ferdinand is expected to return for the clash after being an unused substitute in the Champions League game.Striker Wayne Rooney will also be absent due to a gashed thigh suffered against Fulham at the end of last month.
Manchester United (Possible, 4-4-2): Lindegaard; Rafael, Ferdinand, Vidic, Evra; Nani, Scholes, Carrick, Kagawa; Van Persie, Welbeck.
Out: Jones, Keane, Young (all knee), Rooney (thigh), Smalling (toe)
Referee: Mark Halsey: Matches 1, R1 Y1
Match Prediction – Liverpool 1 Manchester United 13 Comments