Match: Liverpool vs
Date: 13 September 2008, Saturday
Venue: Anfield Stadium, Merseyside,
Kick off: 12:45 BST (British Standard Time)
Live on: Sky Sports 1 Television Channel
It is a very important match for both sides. The match is not only a matter of three points; rather it is a matter of prestige. Manchester United came away with victory from Anfield in their previous two visits. So, Liverpool will look to stop Manchester United’s winning streak at Anfield this time around, seeking to take revenge of their previous two defeats that left a morale-denting mark on
The thing is that
"Over the last couple of years we've gone into games against United and
very organised tactically - defensive if you like - and still lost 1-0." Gerrard said. Chelsea
"It's important a few risks are taken to try to score that goal against these teams because it gives you such a psychological boost."
"Clearly we have enough quality in the squad, so it is always important to look to the other players and sometimes they can give more to you than the big names."
"They can have the same quality and passion and they also have a lot to prove to the supporters."
"He [Gerrard] is progressing as for Fernando [Torres], He wants to play but I've been told it would be risky so it will be a last minute decision."
New signing Robbie Keane will be there to lead Liverpool attack looking to find his first goal for new club since his Summer move from Tottenham Hotspur to
Well, Manchester United is also missing their star winger Cristiano Ronaldo, the highest scorer of last season, ahead of the away game in Merseyside. However, it will not be a big problem for United as they have a number of effective options in Carlos Tevez, Wayne Rooney and newly signed Dimitar Berbatov. However, the good thing is that Ryan Gigg is expected to be back in action after recovering his hamstring twinge that he picked up during United’s 1-1 draw with Newcastle United at home last month in their opening match in premier league this season. Rio Ferdinand is also fit for the match after shaking off his neck and back injuries that kept him out of England’s opening world cup qualifier against Andorra, but the United defender took part England’s 4-1 stunning victory over Croatia.
Fox Sports reported:
Giggs has been suffering with a hamstring twinge since the
match on August 17. The 34-year-old Welshman came off against Kevin Keegan's side when he felt a tightening in his hamstring to limit any damage. Newcastle
Carrick had to pull out of the
Englandsquad after he suffered an ankle injury in the 1-1 draw with , but is now expected to be available. Newcastle
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