Manchester United visit Liverpool on Sunday aiming to boost their chances of securing a top four finish in the Premier League.

The Red Devils head into the game fifth in the standings, five points behind Chelsea with 16 games left to play this season.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side have won three of their last four outings in the top flight and will be desperate to enhance that record against their big rivals.

Backing United to finish in the top four would undoubtedly be one of the most favoured bets on Betway in 2020 if they can pick something up at Anfield.

Despite the yawning gap between the two sides, United fans will be desperate to see their team upset the odds this weekend.

It doesn’t seem that long ago that the roles were reversed, with United regularly challenging for trophies while Liverpool were drifting aimlessly along.

Fast forward to the present day and Liverpool have been sweeping all before them during what seems like an inevitable march towards their first-ever Premier League title.

They lead Manchester City by 14 points and with a game in hand on the reigning champions are huge favourites with Betway to claim top spot this term.

Jurgen Klopp’s side have developed the habit of winning even when they are not playing well and it’s difficult to imagine them blowing the title from this position.

However, despite Liverpool’s current form there are certainly reasons to believe that United can throw a spanner in the works this weekend.

They were the better side when the teams met at Old Trafford back in October and were unfortunate not to take all three points on that occasion.

Marcus Rashford put United ahead in the first half and he looks tempting at odds of 21/10 with Betway to get on the scoresheet on Sunday.

Liverpool battled back to take a point from that match, but Rashford showed that he has the ability to trouble their highly-touted backline.

The England star has continued his good form since then, taking his tally to 19 in all competitions with a double against Norwich City last weekend.

He will be keen to hit the magical 20-goal mark and there would be no better time to do that than against Liverpool.

While United have slipped behind Liverpool in the pecking order in recent seasons, they remain a thorn in the side of the Merseyside club.

They have lost just two of their last 13 meetings in all competitions and look overpriced at odds of 13/2 with Betway to pick up three points at Anfield.

Liverpool’s tally of 61 points from 21 matches is remarkable, yet they were less than impressive at Tottenham Hotspur last weekend suggesting that a slip-up might come sooner rather than later.

Spurs’ lack of firepower cost them dearly in that game, but with the likes of Rashford and Anthony Martial to call upon that is a factor that shouldn’t affect United.

Their 2-1 victory at the Etihad Stadium back in December proved that United can mix it with the top teams and if they repeat that performance, they are more than capable of beating Liverpool.




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