“The history of the two clubs makes it one of the biggest games in English football,” said Evans. “The distance thing, the Merseyside-Manchester rivalry and all the history that goes with it means it will be no different on Sunday. You can go through tactics and talk about how many points the teams have this season but it all goes out of the window when it comes to a Manchester United-Liverpool game. There is goodness knows how many years of rivalry to take into account as well. We haven’t had great results away at Liverpool in the last couple of years so it’s up to us to put that right. It’s always a big occasion but one every Manchester United player relishes. It’s something you never forget with the atmosphere and the stick you get as well. It’s all part of it. We enjoy that side of it and it’s going to be a really big game.”
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