Mark Lawrenson admits Liverpool ‘are not always playing that well this season’, however has backed his former membership to come back away from Old Trafford with a 1-Zero victory this weekend.
Their bitter rivals Manchester United, in the meantime, have solely picked up two wins this time period and requires Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s dismissal are rising ever louder, with the facet down in 12th and simply two factors above the relegation zone.
Before the worldwide break, the Red Devils produced arguably their most wretched efficiency of the season but in a 1-Zero defeat to Newcastle. Incredibly, Harry Maguire had extra touches (4) contained in the opposition penalty space than another United participant at St James’ Park.
Perhaps unsurprisingly, Lawrenson has backed Liverpool to come back away from Old Trafford with all three factors towards United who had been ‘like a dog’s dinner’ at Newcastle.
‘Liverpool are not always playing that well, but they are winning all the time, which is a great feeling,’ the ex-Liverpool defender stated in his BBC Sport column.
‘United, in the meantime, have gotten huge issues. When they misplaced at Newcastle a few weeks in the past, they had been only a mess.
‘They were like a dog’s dinner.
‘Liverpool picked up a degree after they went to Old Trafford final yr however I believed United had been there for the taking in that recreation, after they suffered numerous accidents within the first half.
‘I simply really feel it’s the similar this time, with the quantity of absentees United might have – they’re speaking about David de Gea being a doubt now too.
‘So I am going for a win for Jurgen Klopp’s facet. They can simply keep on doing what they’re doing – it’s working, so that they don’t have to vary.
‘It feels like they just cannot stop winning, which is the best trick it is possible to have.’
Michael Owen, who controversially performed for each golf equipment, believes Liverpool will have an excessive amount of ‘pace and aggression’ for United on Sunday.
‘Manchester United have won just two of their last 13 league games (D5 L6) and a barometer of their performance at St James’ Park final time was that central defender Harry Maguire had extra touches (4) within the Magpies penalty space than another United participant,’ Owen advised BetVictor.
‘Liverpool will equal Manchester City’s file of 18 successive league wins in the event that they win at Old Trafford.
‘Jurgen Klopp’s facet have ridden their luck in current weeks, however I anticipate them to have an excessive amount of tempo and aggression for this United facet, though Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be hopeful that he can name on the providers of at least a few his key gamers coming back from damage or sickness.’