Five key battles that will decide Man United vs. Liverpool

Manchester United host Liverpool in a huge Premier League clash on Sunday, with the former looking to extend their brilliant nine-match winning run in all competitions that has seen them close in on the top four, while the latter will hope to keep the pressure up on the top flight leaders Chelsea, whom they are currently five points adrift of.

The Red Devils have won six in a row in the league with their latest triumph coming in the semi-finals of the EFL Cup on Tuesday┬ánight, when they were 2-0 victors against Hull City at Old Trafford to take Jose Mourinho’s men one step closer to a Wembley final.

Jurgen Klopp’s side were less successful, as they were lucky to escape from St Mary’s Stadium with a one-goal deficit against Southampton in the first leg of their League Cup tie, and the Merseyside outfit are without a win in three games in all competitions.

The clash between two of the most highly-rated managers in the world will be a fascinating one, while a number of in-form players on each side will be looking to make an impression in one of the biggest and most popular fixtures in world football.

Here are FIVE key battles that will decide where this massive match is lost and won…

Article title: Five key battles that will decide Man United vs. Liverpool

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