Manchester United host Liverpool in what promises to be a fascinating Premier League this evening. What channel is Man Utd vs Liverpool? Kick-off time, TV and live stream details Manchester United host Liverpool in what promises to be a fascinating Premier League this evening. What channel is Man Utd vs Liverpool? Kick-off time, TV and live stream details
Neither side are in form but the ramifications could be huge for both sides after Erik ten Hag’s side were hammered last time out at Brentford, with Jurgen Klopp’s Reds slipping up at home to Crystal Palace.
Defeat against their bitter rivals could see the Red Devils spiral further down, while the visitors cannot afford to slip up again with Manchester City hitting the ground running in the title race.
The teams met in pre-season with United pulling off a surprise 4-0 win, while the Reds enjoyed a 9-0 aggregate win over both Premier League matches last season.
Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the fixture.
When is Man United vs Liverpool?
The match will kick off at 20:00 BST on Monday 22 August at Old Trafford.
How can I watch it?
It will be shown on Sky Sports Main Event and Premier League, with coverage starting from 18:30 BST. Customers can stream the match live on the Sky Go app.
What is the team news?
There has been talk of Lisandro Martinez being deployed at holding midfield ahead of the visit of Liverpool, as Erik ten Hag faces a pressure match at Old Trafford. The United manager made three changes at half-time as his side were 4-0 down to Brentford and Raphael Varane and Tyrell Malacia could start after making introductions from the bench. Anthony Martial is nearing a return but will not be fit enough to start so Cristiano Ronaldo should lead the line again.
Darwin Nunez will serve the first match of his three-game suspension following his red card against Crystal Palace. He joins a lengthy injury list that already includes Diogo Jota, Thiago Alcantara and Ibrahima Konate. Joel Matip is a doubt so Nat Phillips could again fill in at centre-back alongside Virgil van Dijk if he is preferred to Joe Gomez. Roberto Firmino could lead the line alongside Mohamed Salah and Luis Diaz, while Harvey Elliott and Fabio Carvalho should see minutes.
Man United XI: De Gea; Dalot, Varane, Maguire, Malacia; Martinez, Fernandes, Eriksen; Rashford, Ronaldo, Sancho
Liverpool XI: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Phillips, Van Dijk, Robertson; Fabinho, Henderson, Milner; Diaz, Firmino, Salah
When is Man Utd vs Liverpool?
Man United vs Liverpool will kick-off at 8pm on Monday, August 22 at Old Trafford.
The last meeting between these two sides came just six weeks ago, when goals from Jadon Sancho, Fred, Anthony Martial and Facundo Pellistri helped United to a 4-0 victory over the Reds in their first pre-season friendly of the summer in Bangkok.
However, the last competitive meeting between the two sides came back in April, when goals from Luis Diaz, Sadio Mane and a Mohamed Salah doubled earned Liverpool a 4-0 victory over the Red Devils at Anfield in the Premier League.
Liverpool are still looking for their first Premier League win of the season after drawing 1-1 with Crystal Palace last Monday (
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How to watch
The game will be televised on Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Ultra HDR, while Sky customers can stream this via SkyGo and watch in-game clips on the Sky Sports website and app.
Coverage will begin at 6:30pm.
Man United vs Liverpool odds from Betfred
- Man United – 4/1
- Draw – 16/5
- Liverpool – 4/7
*odds subject to change