13:30 on the first day of September 2013 (Bloody hell, Christmas is only just around the corner!) will see Man Utd take on Liverpool at Anfield. Unlike a fixture against teams bossed by bus parker, Jose Mourinho, this one never fails to entertain. This one promises to be a thriller with United maybe not setting the world on fire but looking very steady and Liverpool, as much as it pains me to say, looking in pretty decent form themselves. The scousers will look to lengthen Moyes’ search for a first win at Anfield and add to their solitary win acquired in the last seven league meetings between the two English giants.
Moyes seems to have settled on Ferdinand and Vidic as his centre back partnership and, in a game of this size, it’d be a big shock to see him split them up. Other than the already known injury to Rafael, which will probably see Phil Jones retain his place at right back, Moyes travels to Anfield with an otherwise healthy squad. Rooney looked good (not as good as the media made him out to be though) against Chelsea and will likely start with Welbeck possibly being the victim. The Mancunian had a great start to the season against Swansea, playing through the middle, but proved, as we all know, he’s not really capable of playing wide left so Giggs or Kagawa may occupy this spot.
Liverpool racked up a host of injuries last week. Kolo Toure looks very likely to miss out. Brendan Rogers will be hoping that Skertel recovers from a knee injury to partner Agger at the back. Old Trafford faithful, Luis Suarez, will occupy himself in the stands chewing on the arms of spectators sat next to him as he continues his six hundred game ban. Cissokho and Allen are also sidelined.
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