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EPL: Liverpool vs Man United Predictions



Manchester United and Liverpool, the two most successful teams in the history of English football, will renew their rivalry on Wednesday evening.

The Merseyside outfit are hoping to equal Man United’s league trophy count this season and are also chasing Champions League and FA Cup glory.

Having already bagged the League Cup trophy, an unprecedented quadruple is up for grabs for Jurgen Klopp’s men.

Manchester United, on the contrary, have had a pretty forgettable season.

They had to rely on a Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick to edge past relegation favourites Norwich this weekend.

Rangnick’s challenges

While the win has taken the Red Devils to fifth place above Arsenal, their persistent defensive struggles will leave wrinkles on manager Ralf Rangnick’s forehead ahead of the Anfield trip.

Knocked out from all other competitions, a fourth-place finish is the best possible outcome for United this season.

But with only two wins to show for their last eight Premier League outings, a top-four finish sounds rather ambitious as well.

Injury woes

Rangnick will have to make do without Fred and Scott McTominay again, who are nursing hip and foot injuries, respectively.

He won’t have the option to call up Edinson Cavani and Luke Shaw too, who are likely to be absent for the rest of the season.

The match might come too soon for Raphel Varane, who is eyeing a return for injury too.

Some reports claimed that Mason Greenwood has returned to training.

In reality, however, the club’s stance regarding the youngster hasn’t changed and he remains suspended for the sexual abuses charges brought against him.

Jesse Lingard was a surprise inclusion in the Manchester United starting XI against Norwich.

While the 29-year-old had a decent game against the Canaries, Rangnick might go for more defensive protection to contain the furious Liverpool attack.

That means, he could favour Aaron Wan Bissaka or Nemanja Matic over Lingard.

Bruno Fernandes suffered a car accident on his way to training on Monday. Thankfully, none of the involved parties was hurt.

It has been confirmed the Portugal international will be available for selection against Liverpool.

Problem of plenty for Klopp

The home side have no injury concerns to deal with.

Diogo Jota was a doubt for Liverpool’s FA Cup semifinal tie against Manchester City, but the Portuguese attacker was fit enough to make the bench and come on as a sub later on.

Jurgen Klopp could make some shakeups to the starting XI and rest some players ahead of a busy schedule which could see the Reds play as many as 11 games over 40 days.

Ibrahima Konate is likely to make way for Joel Matip.

Jordan Henderson could come into the lineup instead of Naby Keita, and Roberto Firmino could join Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane in the attack.

Our Prediction

Anfield has not been a happy ground for Manchester United in recent times.

They did not win away at Liverpool since 2016, and in their last six visits, they managed to score only once.

This season, the Reds are in red hot form, scoring more goals and conceding less at home than any other team in the division.

Even the stardust of Cristiano Ronaldo might not be enough for United to not return empty handed from Merseyside.

Liverpool will be eager to displace Manchester City, who don’t play until Thursday, from the Premier League summit.

In the reverse fixture, Liverpool raced to a 5-0 victory at Old Trafford.

The scoreline might not be so dramatic this time around, but we expect another Liverpool win.

Predicted Score: Liverpool 2:0 Man United

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WATCH: Georgina Rodriguez makes huge claim on Cristiano Ronaldo’s retirement in Football




Cristiano Ronaldo

Georgina Rodriguez made a huge claim on the future of her husband and star player, Cristiano Ronaldo, in Football. In a brief interaction with a host recently, Rodriguez was asked about the time left for Cristiano to make an impact at the highest level. Georgina looked honest in her approach to the question of the host and claimed something the fans would not love to hear.

Georgina claimed that the Portugal star has maybe one year more from him at the highest level. She felt that Ronaldo might play two more years before retiring and not more than that. She was however not sure if he would play for just one or two years and added that the Al Nassr star could also play more than that.

Watch the video of Georgina Rodriguez here –


“Cristiano one more year, then it’s over. Maybe two, I don’t know,” said Rodriguez in the little chat she had with the host. The video has gone viral on X and the fans have started sharing it on different platforms. Some of the fans feel that Georgina might be right, while others feel that she could be wrong, given the fitness and longevity of the star player.

Legacy of Cristiano Ronaldo

On the 5th of February, Ronaldo celebrated his 39th birthday. He is currently one of the oldest players in the world. In the past, players at this age would have retired way back. But the fitness and consistency of Ronaldo make him play the sport as long as he wishes. In his career so far, Ronaldo has won many major leagues for Portugal and league teams like Real Madrid, Al Nassr, and Manchester United.

With United, Portugal won some major leagues like the FA Cup and the Champions League. With Real Madrid, the 39-year-old won the leagues like the UCL, Copa Del Rey and La Liga. He won it three consecutive times for Real Madrid. For Portugal, Cristiano had a huge contribution to Portugal. He has the most number of appearances and goals for an international team and won the Euro 2016 with Portugal.

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Real Madrid’s Jude Bellingham slapped with Red Card as he argued with referee




Jude Bellingham shown Red Card
Jude Bellingham shown Red Card (Image Credit: Twitter)

England and Real Madrid player Jude Bellingham was slapped with a Red Card during the La Liga game against Valencia. In the game, the home team, Valencia was leading by 2-0 after 30 minutes before Madrid scored in the injury time of the first half. Vinicius Junior opened the scoring for Madrid while Hugo Duro (27′) and Roman Yaremchuk (30′) scored a goal each.

In the 76th minute, Junior scored an equalizer to keep the team in the game. However, in the injury time of the second half, Bellingham was given a red card as he argued with the referee against calling it a full-time before he could score. In reply, the match official decided to slap the England international with a Red Card. The team coach Carlo Ancelotti wasn’t happy with the verdict as the Three Lions player was making a pass at the time.

“I think what’s just happened is unprecedented. It’s never happened to me,” Ancelotti told reporters.

“We had possession of the ball and the match should have been finished when Valencia had the ball.

“What bothers us is the red card for Bellingham because he didn’t say anything insulting. He was frustrated of course,” said Ancelotti, adding that Bellingham had used a common English swearword when telling the referee it was a goal.

We are annoyed with Jude Bellingham’s Red Card: Carlo Ancelotti

“We were annoyed with Bellingham’s red card. He didn’t say any insults. He said in English ‘it’s a f—ing goal,’ but he was just saying what we were all thinking … [The referee] allowed play to continue. I think he made a mistake.”

“[Bellingham] was clear in what he said,” Ancelotti added. “He was quite vehement [in his reaction] but that’s normal, after what happened. It wasn’t an insult, not at all.”

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PL 2023-24: MCFC vs MUFC Dream11 Prediction, Playing XI, Fantasy League Today’s Captain, Vice-Captain, and more for Manchester derby




MCFC vs MUFC, PL 2024 Dream11

Super Sunday is set to witness the Manchester Derby in the Premier League 2023-24. The match between Manchester City (MCFC) and Manchester United (MUFC) is set to take place in Etihad Stadium, the home ground of Manchester City. The two teams have had a contrasting journey in the league till now. The fortunes of City changed ever since Pep Guardiola took over the club as the manager.

While the home side are placed in the second position in the points table currently, United are in the sixth place in the points table. In their previous encounter, City hammered Luton Town by 6-2 in the FA Cup. United have shown massive improvements in the last few weeks after not having a good start to their campaign. United were involved in a thrilling game where they beat Nottingham Forrest by 1-0 in their last game.

Both teams feature some of the best players in the world. The likes of Julian Alvarez, Erling Haaland, Marcus Rashford, Kevin De Bruyne, Bruno Fernandes, Casemiro, and others would be taking part in the match. Manchester City will start the match as the favourites, given their record in the ongoing league so far and the match taking place in their home. United with their improved record can challenge the home side.

MCFC vs MUFC – Match Details

Match – Manchester City (MCFC) vs Manchester United (MUFC), Premier League 2023-24

Venue – Etihad Stadium, Manchester

Date and Time – 3rd March 2024, 21:00 IST

Live Coverage – Star Sports Network and Disney plus Hot Star

MCFC vs MUFC – Head-to-Head

Both the teams from Manchester have a rich history in the sport. they have been up against each other in 191 instances. In as many games, Manchester United have been historically the better side with 78 wins to their name. City have managed to win 60 wins, as 53 games ended in a draw. In the last five games between the two sides in the Premier League, City have won four of the five games.

MCFC vs MUFC – Likely XI

Manchester City: Ederson, Walker, Dias, Ake, Akanji, Rodri, De Bruyne, Silva, Alvarez, Haaland, Foden

Manchester United: Onana, Dalot, Varane, Lindelof, Amrabat, Casemiro, Manioo, McTominay, Fernandes, Rashford, Garnacho

MCFC vs MUFC – Fantasy XI

Grand League Team

Goal Keeper – E Moraes

Defenders – M Akanji, K Walker, H Maguire

Mid Fielders – Kevin De Bruyne, B Fernandes, R Hernandez, Casemiro

Forwards – E Haaland (VC), J Alvarez, M Rashford (C)

MCFC vs MUFC, PL 2024 Dream11, Grand League

MCFC vs MUFC, PL 2024 Dream11, Grand League (Source: X)

Head-to-Head Team

Goal Keeper – S Ortega

Defenders – M Akanji, K Walker, R Varane

Mid Fielders – K De Bruyne (C), B Fernandes (VC), B Silva, Casemiro

Forwards – E Haaland, J Alvarez, M Rashford

MCFC vs MUFC, PL 2024 Dream11, Head to Head

MCFC vs MUFC, PL 2024 Dream11, Head to Head (Source: X)

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