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Pick your United XI

Sundays showdown with Liverpool is a crucial match in United's search for title number 19. So we want to know how you'd approach the game.

Respond to the following topics on our Talking Reds thread:

- Team & formation
- Approach
- Team-talk
- Prediction
17/03/2010 09:28, Report by Ben Hibbs
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Your team to face Liverpool

Liverpool's visit to Old Trafford in March 2009 was a meeting of old foes battling it out for the title - but the two have very different motives in wanting to win when the teams lock horns on Sunday.

Manchester's Reds are going for championship number 19 - a record fourth consecutive league triumph - while the men from the other end of the East Lancs road are in a desperate tussle for fourth place.

But while there's no chance of a trophy at the end of the league campaign for Liverpool, they'll be fired up to try and put the skids on United's attempts to overtake them as the outright most successful team in English football.

The motivation for Sir Alex's troops is clear, with an added incentive of owing Rafael Benitez's side one after three straight defeats to Liverpool.

So, the question is - how would you like to see us approach the game? All out attack playing 4-4-2, Wayne Rooney and Dimitar Berbatov leading the charge? Or perhaps Rooney as the lone forward, behind him a dominating five-man midfield?

You can join the debate on Talking Reds by simply following the format below. Here are some of the best responses we've had so far:

Team & formation: (4-3-3) Van der Sar; Rafael, Ferdinand, Evans, Evra; Carrick, Scholes, Fletcher; Park, Rooney, Nani.
Approach: Counter-attacking, but make sure we keep plenty of possession.
Team talk: No room for mistakes, let's go for the win.
Prediction: 4-1 to United
Posted by: Simon Mureithi

Team & formation: (4-5-1) Van der Sar; Neville, Ferdinand, Vidic, Evra; Valencia, Fletcher, Scholes, Park, Nani; Rooney.
Approach: 4-5-1 works so well against the bigger teams. Park was fantastic against Milan in central midfield so I'd keep him there. We'd have a solid back four and midfield to stop them attacking.
Team talk: Just remember how we felt last season when they beat us, now put that result right!
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