Liverpool v United: Essential information
Manchester United return to Premier League action on Sunday, when we travel to Anfield to face arch-rivals Liverpool.
After successes over Norwich City and Wolverhampton Wanderers, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men will be looking to extend our winning run to three games, when we take on the table-toppers.
United are the only team to have taken points off the Merseysiders in the league in 2019/20, with the sides sharing the spoils in the reverse fixture at Old Trafford in October.
Ahead of Sunday’s mouthwatering clash, we’ve rounded up everything you need to know…
WHICH TV CHANNEL IS IT ON?
Sunday afternoon’s match, which kicks off at 16:30 GMT, will be shown live in the UK on Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Main Event. You can also keep across all of the action on MUTV. Prior to kick-off, subscribers can watch the match build-up via the ‘Match Day Live’ show from 15:00 GMT. The show will be followed by live match radio commentary of the game.
You can keep up to date with everything that happens through our live match web blog on ManUtd.com and via the Official App where you can track live data and player statistics in the Match Centre. MUTV will show the match in its entirety, as well as post-match reaction and highlights, at regular intervals on Monday.
WHO IS THE REFEREE?
Craig Pawson will be the referee for Sunday’s match. This will be the second time he has officiated a United game this season, after the 2-2 draw at home to Aston Villa in early December. The Sheffield-based referee will be assisted by Richard West and Scott Ledger, with Jon Moss as fourth official. Meanwhile, Paul Tierney will be in charge of VAR, with Andy Halliday as his assistant.
This weekend’s action starts on Saturday when Tottenham Hotspur travel to Vicarage Road to face Watford, who United may face in the Emirates FA Cup fourth round, should the Hornets beat Tranmere Rovers in their postponed third-round replay. In the pick of the 15:00 GMT kick-offs, second-placed Manchester City host Crystal Palace, while Sheffield United will be hoping to complete a league double over Arsenal when they travel to the Emirates Stadium.
On Saturday night, fourth-placed Chelsea visit St. James’ Park and Steve Bruce’s Newcastle United. Burnley and Leicester City will battle for the points at Turf Moor on Sunday.
The full list of fixtures is below…
SATURDAY 18 JANUARY
Tottenham Hotspur v Watford (12:30 GMT)
Manchester City v Crystal Palace
Arsenal v Sheffield United
West Ham United v Everton
Southampton v Wolverhampton Wanderers
Norwich City v Bournemouth
Brighton & Hove Albion v Aston Villa
Newcastle United v Chelsea (17:30 GMT)
SUNDAY 19 JANUARY
Burnley v Leicester City (14:00 GMT)
Liverpool v Manchester United (16:30 GMT)
All matches kick-off at 15:00 GMT, unless stated otherwise.
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