Can Manchester United shock fans by beating Liverpool on Monday night
Man Utd take on Liverpool on Monday Night Football with Erik ten Hag’s side bottom of the Premier League table; Liverpool beat United 9-0 on aggregate over the two league games last season; watch United’s clash with Liverpool live on Sky Sports Premier League; kick-off 8pm
Rock bottom of the table, without a point, question marks about the playing squad and a new manager who is yet to settle in at the club. On paper, the Monday Night Football clash at home to Liverpool does not look good for Manchester United.
After defeats to Brighton and Brentford in their opening two games of the season, Erik ten Hag’s side are struggling at the moment and one of the best side’s in world football arriving on their doorstep is the last thing United need. If last season’s results are anything to go by, Old Trafford could witness a real hammering.
But while most of the football world was talking about United’s disaster situation on Monday, another twist came in the form of Liverpool dropping more points at home to Crystal Palace.
Suddenly, Jurgen Klopp’s side are themselves without a win in their opening two matches as well – and a victory for United on Monday night will not only ease some of the problems but also take them above their fiercest rivals in the table.
So do this United side, desperate for on-pitch confidence and in the lowest place they have ever been in the Premier League, really stand a chance against Klopp’s Reds?
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