Liverpool vs Manchester United Lineups, Team News, TV Channel for Premier League 2023/24

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Liverpool, top of the Premier League table and into the knockout stages of the Europa League, host bitter rivals Manchester United at Anfield on Sunday, with the visitors considerably less fortunate.

United were kicked out of Europe a few days ago, beaten 1-0 by Bayern Munich and finished last in their UEFA Champions League group. Manager Erik ten Hag faces mounting pressure and their sixth-placed Premier League finish will need to change to stay in charge long-term.

The silver lining of less fixture congestion with no European football can encourage United as the season progresses as they look to improve their Premier League standings to salvage an otherwise turbulent season.

Liverpool, meanwhile, are in a great position and gaining momentum as they sit top of the league table with the celebratory game looming. Yet it’s still very tight at the top, with a single point ahead of second-placed Arsenal, while third-placed Aston Villa are two points back and fourth-placed Manchester City lurk four points back.

Team News

Liverpool’s injury toll looks set to clear soon, but there are still a number of players who could miss this game. Thiago, Stefan Bajcetic and Alexis Mac Allister are likely to return soon, but this game will come too soon for them to take the field.

The likes of Diogo Jota, Andrew Robertson and Joel Matip will all take longer to varying degrees, with Robertson unlikely to return until February and Matip out for the year with a torn ACL.

Both Harry Maguire and Luke Shaw were injured against Bayern Munich, compounding United’s Champions League exit woes. The two defenders are added to United’s growing injury list, with the fitness of Mason Mount and Christian Eriksen at issue, along with long-term injuries to Casemiro, Lisandro Martinez and Tyrell Malacio.

The latest absences saw Raphael Varane return to the squad after putting in a solid 80 minute performance in the week. Diogo Dalot could be forced to move to the left to cover Shaw, while Aaron Wan-Bissaka gets another run into the side.

Adding to the concerns is Bruno Fernandes, who will miss the game as he is suspended for yellow card accumulation. Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial and Victor Lindelof missed the midweek game due to illness and their status for the weekend is unknown.

Liverpool starting lineup (4-3-3):

Alisson (GK) — Alexander-Arnold, Konate, van Dijk, Tsimikas — Szoboszlai, Endo, Gravenberch — Salah, Nunez, L. Diaz.

Man United starting lineup (4-3-3):

Onana (GK) — Wan-Bissaka, Varane, Lindelof, Dalot — McTominay, Amrabat, Mainoo — Antony, Hojlund, Garnacho.

What time does Liverpool vs Man United kick off?

This Premier League match kicks off at Anfield Stadium on Sunday, December 17 at 4:30 p.m. local time in Liverpool, England.

How to Watch Liverpool vs Manchester United in your Country

Argentina: Star+, ESPN Argentina
Australia: Optus Sport
Bangladesh: Star Sports Select HD1
Belgium: VOOsport World 1, Play Sports 2, Play Sports
Brazil: ESPN, DirecTV GO, GUIGO, Star+, NOW NET e Claro
Canada: fuboTV Canada
Croatia: Arena Sport 3 Croatia
Denmark: Viaplay Denmark
Egypt: beIN SPORTS CONNECT, beIN 4K Arabia, beIN Sports English, beIN Sports HD 1, TOD
France: Canal+ France, Free
Germany: Sky Sport Premier League, Sky Sport Top Event, WOW, Sky Go
Ghana: Supersport Grandstand ROA, DStv Now, SuperSport MaXimo 2, SuperSport OTT 4, Canal+ Foot, SuperSport MaXimo 1, SuperSport Premier League ROA
Greece: Nova Sports Premier League
India: Star Sports Select HD1, Star Sports Select 1, JioTV, Hotstar VIP
Indonesia: Vidio
Ireland: Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Ultra HD, Sky Sports Premier League, BBC Radio 5 Live, SKY GO Extra
Israel: Sport 1
Italy: NOW TV, SKY Go Italia, Sky Sport Uno, Sky Sport 4K
Jamaica: Csport.tv
Kenya: SuperSport OTT 4, SuperSport MaXimo 2, DStv Now, Supersport Grandstand ROA, SuperSport Premier League ROA, SuperSport MaXimo 1
Malaysia: sooka, Astro Go, Astro SuperSport 3
Mexico: Paramount+
Morocco: beIN 4K Arabia, beIN SPORTS CONNECT, TOD, beIN Sports HD 1, beIN Sports English
Netherlands: Viaplay Netherlands
New Zealand: Sky Sport NOW, Sky Sport Premier League
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Poland: Viaplay Poland
Portugal: DAZN Portugal, Eleven Sports 1 Portugal
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Serbia: Arena 1 Premium
Singapore: 222 Hub Premier 2, 221 Hub Premier 1, StarHub TV+
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Spain: DAZN Spain, Movistar+, DAZN 1
Sweden: V Sport Premium, Viaplay Sweden
Switzerland: Sky Sport Top Event, Canal+ France, Sky Sport Premier League
UAE: beIN Sports HD 1, beIN SPORTS CONNECT, beIN 4K Arabia, TOD, beIN Sports English
UK: Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Ultra HD, Sky Sports Premier League, SKY GO Extra, BBC Radio 5 Live
United States: Fubo (7-day free trial), Peacock, NBC, Telemundo Deportes En Vivo, Telemundo

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