Looking back to October 2017, Liverpool hosted Manchester United at Anfield - Liverpool hoping to bounce back after only taking a draw away to Newcastle United and Manchester United going into the tie following on from a resounding 4-0 win at home to Crystal Palace - but the clash only resulted as a dismal 0-0 draw.
Plenty has changed since that point, with Liverpool going on to finish fourth in the Premier League and falling at the final hurdle in reaching the Champions League final but losing to Real Madrid, and Manchester United reaching second but concluding the season without any sign of silverware. The next locking of horns between Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool and Jose Mourinho's Manchester United is scheduled for the late kick-off on Sunday, and it appears that Liverpool would be left with egg on their face if they fail to come away with anything less than a win, while Manchester United continue to flounder under a manager who was once hailed as one of the world's very best.
The current odds regard Liverpool as clear favourites, possessing a price as low as 4/7 with some bookies, using the fixture as the perfect morale boost to continue their unbeaten league campaign. At the opposite end of the spectrum, Manchester United odds go as high as 11/2 if you've got the nerve to back them to defeat Liverpool away from home. Our Liverpool v Manchester United tips envisage a similarly posed goalless draw to last time around, where Jose Mourinho conducts another parking of the bus in Merseyside. Just like Manchester United's faltering efforts under David Moyes back in 2014 where Liverpool won by three goals to nil at Old Trafford, Liverpool need to capitalise on a dismal period for The Red Devils, as it's never likely to last long, and failing to do so could be the beginning of the end in Liverpool's attempts to stay ahead of a ruthless Manchester City. Pep Guardiola remains hot on Liverpool's heels in the table, and the almost inevitable thrashing over Everton will only make Liverpool's supposed win over Manchester United even more crucial, piling additional unwanted pressure on Klopp and co.