Manchester United v Liverpool Match-Facts

Anto11 February 11, 2012 0


Manchester United and Liverpool will again battle it out for the third time this season with United still reeling from their FA Cup exit to the Red’s last month 2-1 at Anfield, however United have only lost twice in 33 home games as you can read below in our match facts for todays Battle of Britain. And there is the small little matter of Luis Suarez coming face to face with a certain Patrice Evra to contend with, let’s hope they let bygones be bygones I say.

MATCH FACTS

Dirk Kuyt has scored four goals in his last three appearances against Manchester United in all competitions.

Javier Hernandez has scored in the final 10 minutes of the last two Premier League games between Liverpool and Man Utd.

Steven Gerrard has scored four goals in his last five Premier League appearances against Man Utd.

Only Chelsea (5 times) have won at Old Trafford more often than Liverpool in the Premier League (4).

Man Utd enjoyed just 44% of possession against Liverpool in the reverse fixture in October, lower than in any other match this season.

Liverpool have won four of the last seven Premier League games against Manchester United overall and also beat the Red Devils two weeks ago in the FA Cup.

There were hat-tricks scored in both meetings in the Premier League last season; Dimitar Berbatov for United at Old Trafford and Dirk Kuyt for Liverpool at Anfield.

There have been four penalties awarded in the last six Premier League meetings between Man Utd and Liverpool.

Liverpool have converted the lowest proportion of their shots in the 2011-12 Premier League so far (8.5%).

Manchester United have won 29 and lost just two of their last 33 Premier League home games.



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