Three issues Klopp must address ahead of this Sunday’s showdown
Football does not get much better than Manchester United versus Liverpool. Up there with El Clasico as one of the greatest footballing rivalries, the North-West of England will be at loggerheads on Sunday afternoon.
This season is rare, too, in the fact that both clubs are genuinely competing near the top of the Premier League table. The rivalry is more than a historical, local joust this year – it is potentially significant for the top six.
Jurgen Klopp and Jose Mourinho just add to the intensity of this fixture as well. Two men adored by their respective fan bases will lead their teams into this match with no interest in anything other than three points. Mourinho will unquestionably be the cagier of the two, but he will be well aware that he cannot afford to concede any more ground to the top four.
Manchester United’s recent form makes them an even greater threat, however. Klopp must be wary ahead of this game, particularly considering his side’s defensive frailties, and here are THREE things he must consider ahead of the Sunday showdown…