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Liverpool vs Manchester United LIVE: Result and reaction from Premier League fixture tonight

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Virgil van Dijk of Liverpool celebrates with Roberto Firmino: Getty Images

Follow all the action live as Liverpool look to protect their undefeated Premier League streak when Manchester United visit Anfield on Sunday afternoon.

Jurgen Klopp’s side are already 13 points clear of Manchester City, boast two games in hand, and have won all but one of their fixtures so far this season as they waltz towards a first league title in 30 years.

Meanwhile, United have a chance to close in on a top-four spot after Chelsea’s surprise defeat this weekend. However, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be without Marcus Rashford, who has been ruled out due to an injury picked up in the FA Cup. Follow all the action below:

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Match preview

When is it?

Liverpool vs Manchester United kicks off at 4:30pm on Sunday 19 January.

How can I watch it?

You can watch the game live on Sky Sports Premier League and Main Event.

The game can be streamed online via the Sky Sports App and Sky Go from 4pm.

Team news

Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp has said he is optimistic that Fabinho will return from injury on Sunday after being sidelined for the last two months with an ankle problem.

Joel Matip, whose last appearance was in the October draw at United, and Dejan Lovren are also likely to return having recovered from injuries.

Manchester United

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed that Eric Bailly, who has not played a first-team match for close to six months due to a knee injury, could be named in this weekend’s squad.

Luke Shaw’s and Jesse Lingard’s involvement in this weekend’s clash is in doubt after both being reported as ill.

Axel Tuanzebe, Marcos Rojo, Scott McTominay and Paul Pogba are all still out with injury, with no precise date given as to when they will return.

Predicted line-ups

Liverpool XI: Alisson, Alexander- Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson, Milner, Fabinho, Wijnaldum, Salah, Firmino, Mane.

Manchester United XI: De Gea, Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Jones, Williams, Fred, Matic, James, Mata, Greenwood, Rashford.

Odds

Liverpool to win: 2/5

Draw: 15/4

Manchester United to win: 6/1