2019/20 English Premier League
Liverpool FC v Sheffield United
Match Day 21
Thursday, 2 January 2020
Kick-off is at 23h00
Liverpool FC will face off with Sheffield United in an English Premier League
match at the Anfield Stadium on January 2.
This will be the eighth league meeting between the two teams in the English Premier League era.
Liverpool have the upper hand having won three matches compared to United's two victories, while two games ended in a draw.
The Reds also won the last meeting between the two teams on the 28th of September 2019.
They secured a 1-0 victory over United in a match which was played at Bramall Lane.
Takumi Minamino, the new Liverpool midfielder, is looking forward to playing in the Premier League as he set to conclude his move from Austria's RB Salzburg on January 1.
"To play in the Premier League was one of my targets. I think this is the top-class league in the world," Minamino said.
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"I was thinking if my career as a footballer progressed smoothly, someday I would be able to play in the Premier League.
"But I never thought I would be able to play in this team and I’m really happy about it. I’m looking forward to it."
Meanwhile, Liverpool are keen to mount a serious challenge for the league title and win it for the 19th time.
Sadio Mane, who has arguably been Liverpool's best player this year, will be looking to inspire the Reds to a win over United.
While United are keen to retain their status in the English Premier League after making their return in August 2019.
They will look to Lys Mousset, who has been impressive in front of goal this season and he will be keen to help United stun Liverpool.
Head-to-Head (Last Five Premier League Matches)
Matches - 5
Liverpool wins - 2
United wins - 1
Draws - 2
Premier League Match Day 21 Fixtures
Wednesday, January 1
15h30: Brighton and Hove Albion v Chelsea
15h30: Burnley v Aston Villa
18h00: Newcastle United v Leicester City
18h00: Southampton v Tottenham Hotspur
18h00: Watford v Wolverhampton Wanderers
18h30: Manchester City v Everton
18h30: Norwich City v Crystal Palace
18h30: West Ham United v AFC Bournemouth
23h00: Arsenal v Manchester United
Thursday, January 2
23h00: Liverpool FC v Sheffield United
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