Man United vs. Liverpool… The how-to guide for Mourinho to triumph over Klopp
Manchester and Liverpool are separated by just a few miles of motorway, but the two sets of supporters certainly share little in terms of neighbourly love. Indeed, the North West duo are, arguably, English football’s most prestigious clubs, and although they have fallen on harder times in recent years, when they meet the whole world stops to look on – hence why it’s our Fixture in Focus this weekend!
Although the media narrative may be that the teams have had differing fortunes so far this season, a win for Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United will move them to within two points of Jurgen Klopp’s title-challenging Liverpool, which really would raise spirits at Old Trafford.
Alas, even though the Reds have wobbled of late, they will provide stern opposition for the Manchester giants. However, we’re sure Mourinho is confident and has a plan afoot to knock Liverpool off their 2016/17 perch, and if it looks a little bit like ours, he could be on to a winner.
So, what starting XI should ‘Mou’ field? Who will be his key man? How can Liverpool be nullified? We answer the above, and more, here…