By The Numbers: Manchester United (A)

Who: Manchester United vs Liverpool

Where: Old Trafford (Manchester United)

When: Sunday, 24th February, 9:05am ET

 Where Can I Watch?, NBC Sports Live

NBCSN (TV/Cable/Satellite)

LFCTV GO (Radio/Audio Stream)


Considered to be one of the biggest rivalries in world soccer along with the old firm derby, Superclasico and El Clasico, Liverpool will head to Old Trafford this weekend to take on an in-form Manchester United side.

Be prepared for the game by the numbers:

2: Liverpool defender Neil Ruddock once broke both of United forward Andy Cole’s legs in a reserve match. Razor.

3: Paul Ince, Peter Beardsley and Michael Owen have all played for both Liverpool and Manchester United. Beardsley scored 46 for Liverpool and 0 for United and Owen scored 118 goals for Liverpool and just 5 for United. Paul Ince did score 9 more goals for United than during his time at Liverpool, but played 141 more games.

5: In their last five meetings with Manchester United, Liverpool hold a record of 1-1-3 (W, L, D). The last time the two sides met in the Premier League was at Anfield on 16th December with the game finishing 3-1 to Liverpool.

6: Out of all defenders in the Premier League, Andrew Robertson is currently top with assists (6) through the 18/19 season.

17: Mohammad Salah is currently the leading goal scorer in the 18/19 Premier League with 17 goals. One season wonder did they say?

14: Liverpool and Alisson Becker currently have the most clean sheets in the 18/19 Premier League season with 14. This is more than double Manchester United (6). Manchester City and Edison are in second place with 12.

35: The cities of Liverpool and Manchester are both located in the North West of England, and are roughly 35 miles (56km) apart.

50: Mohamed Salah is one goal short of 50 Premier League goals for Liverpool. If Salah scores against United, this will make him the fastest player in Premier League history to score 50 goals for a single club.

59: Liverpool have scored 59 goals so far this season. Salah, Mane and Firmino have 38 between them.

100: Manchester United Legend Sir Matt Busby made 100 appearances for Liverpool.

20-1-6: Liverpool’s record so far this season is 20-1-6 (W, L, D). No other team in the Premier League this season has been beat fewer times.


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