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Liverpool v Man Utd: The numbers behind a big rivalry


Live Premier League: Liverpool v Manchester United on Saturday 14 October, from 11.30am, Sky Sports Premier League (CH 512)

Stop everything, reserve the sofa and begin planning your “do not disturb” social media updates – because English football’s two biggest clubs are going head to head in a massive Premier League clash.

Last season, the two red armies played out a pair of fairly dull Premier League draws, but this Saturday’s encounter is shaping up to be far more entertaining. For starters, Jürgen Klopp’s ultra-attacking Liverpool team will be desperate to take all three points after falling slightly behind in the title race. And then there’s the fact José Mourinho’s new-look United side have been scoring for fun in the early weeks of the season. Factor in the depth of the rivalry between the clubs – and their supporters – and this fixture has the ingredients of a proper Premier League barnstormer. “Around the world, people will look to this match with special eyes, that’s for sure”, says United manager Mourinho. Liverpool boss Klopp agrees: “It’s a special and very important game.”

We know, we know. We can’t wait for the action to kick off live on Sky Sports on Virgin TV, either. But unless someone invents time travel, we’re going to have to. So in the meantime, why not get yourself in the mood by swotting up on these fascinating Liverpool v Man United stats?


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