Man Utd is the only team that makes Liverpool split points in the Premier League, before the reunion at Anfield.
Liverpool – Man Utd -Sunday, January 19
Since the beginning of the season, Man Utd was the only team that made Liverpool drop points in the Premier League. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s teachers used a reasonable strategy in the first leg and almost won, without Adam Lallana’s 1-1 equalizer at the end of the match. But the problem with Man Utd right now is that their midfield is completely inferior to the opponent.
Liverpool doesn’t have real stars floating in the middle of the pitch. But they have a stable and uniform framework. Every player who plays comes to know they have to perform well if they don’t want to be a substitute. With a gap too big for the second team, Liverpool has one hand on the championship. But if you can not win against Man Utd on the journey to the throne, it will be a minus point for teachers and students Jurgen Klopp.
Man Utd have defeated Wolves and Norwich recently. But their somewhat lackluster gameplay was gradually caught, no longer surprising the opponents that they could take advantage of the counter-kick. A back injury left Marcus Rashford’s ability to play open. If the striker is absent, it will be a great loss for Solskjaer’s army.
Juventus – Parma – 2h45 Monday, January 20
Juventus is not in the best form in Serie A this season. But they returned to the top of the table after beating Roma 2-1, while Inter were held to a 1-1 draw by Atalanta in the previous round. Next to the seventh team – Parma – this weekend is the opportunity for Maurizio Sarri’s army to win the fourth consecutive victory in all competitions.
The “old lady” is entering a pivotal period of the season. In the middle of next week, they face Roma in the National Cup before being a guest of Napoli on January 26. The Champions League will return next month. Therefore, Sarri needs to help the home team to create a certain distance in the race in Serie A to be able to focus for two matches against Lyon in the continental arena.