Manchester United and Liverpool need no added incentive when it comes to getting one over on the other, but both are aware that victory has become imperative in their latest meeting at Old Trafford. The Red Devils remain pointless on the back of humbling defeats at the hands of Brighton and Brentford, while the men from Anfield have opened the 2022-23 campaign with successive draws against Fulham and Crystal Palace.
Erik ten Hag and Jurgen Klopp are now looking for a positive result to kick-start their respective seasons, with GOAL on hand to deliver all of the information you need to keep right up to date with events from the latest instalment of a long-running rivalry.
Man Utd vs Liverpool date & kick-off time
Manchester United vs Liverpool
August 22, 2022
8pm BST / 3pm ET
Old Trafford, Manchester
How to watch Man Utd vs Liverpool on TV & live stream online
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Manchester United’s Premier League clash with Liverpool will be broadcast in the United Kingdom on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League, while also being made available to stream on Sky Go.
In the United States, all of the action can be followed through the Peacock Premium streaming service from NBC.
Man Utd squad & team news
Anthony Martial is back in training for the Red Devils, meaning that Ten Hag has another attacking option to consider as he waits on a first effort from his side this season that is not an own goal.
Defensive leaks have once again proved difficult to plug, and Sweden international centre-half Victor Lindelof remains unavailable through injury.
Facundo Pellistri is nursing an ankle complaint, while left-back Brandon Williams is not expected to form any part of United’s matchday plans and Brazilian midfielder Casemiro is still in the process of finalising his move from Real Madrid.
De Gea, Heaton
Lindelof, Bailly, Jones, Maguire, Varane, Dalot, Shaw, Wan-Bissaka, Williams, Tuanzebe, Malacia, Martinez
Fred, Fernandes, McTominay, Mejbri, Garnacho, Pellistri, Van de Beek, Garner, Chong, Eriksen
Ronaldo, Rashford, Sancho, Elanga, Martial, Diallo, Shoretire
Liverpool squad & team news
Darwin Nunez’s reckless red card against Crystal Palace means that he is starting a three-match ban, with Roberto Firmino making a welcome return to training in time to provide attacking cover.
Midfielders Thiago Alcantara and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain are set to remain out of action for some time, while centre-halves Ibrahima Konate and Joel Matip are also out of contention for the Reds.
Portuguese forward Diogo Jota and highly-rated playmaker Curtis Jones are not expected to return from thigh and calf complaints until September, but Irish goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher could make the bench.
Alisson, Adrian, Kelleher
Van Dijk, Konate, Gomez, Tsimikas, Robertson, Matip, Alexander-Arnold, Ramsay, Phillips, Van den Berg
Fabinho, Thiago, Milner, Keita, Henderson, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Jones, Elliott, Carvalho
Firmino, Salah, Jota, Diaz, Nunez