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What channel is Man Utd v Liverpool Premier League match on? Kick off time and latest team news- 13 May 2021

Manchester United renew their rivalry with Liverpool in a crunch game for the visitors on Thursday.

Man Utd v Liverpool
Published: Thursday, 13th May 2021 at 7:00 pm

Manchester United face Liverpool this evening in a rescheduled clash following fan protests at Old Trafford when the original fixture was set to go ahead.

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Fans forced their way into the Theatre of Dreams ahead of the big encounter in protest at the running of the club by the Glazer family.

On the pitch, United's season is all-but wrapped up in terms of remaining Premier League fixtures. They are rooted in second after rivals Manchester City were confirmed as champions earlier this week.

On the other hand, Liverpool still have plenty to play for with their European football status yet to be confirmed for next season.

The Reds are seven points short of the top four with just four games left to play. If they are to stand any chance of landing Champions League football for next season, they will need to win this evening.

Chelsea currently occupy fourth-place having played two more games than Liverpool. If the Reds win both games in hand, they'd only be one point short of the Blues with two matches to play.

RadioTimes.com has rounded up everything you need to know about how to watch Man Utd v Liverpool on TV and online.

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When is Man Utd v Liverpool on TV?

Man Utd v Liverpool will take place on Thursday 13th May 2021.

It was originally scheduled to go ahead on Sunday 2nd May.

Check out our Premier League fixtures and live football on TV guides for the latest times and information. 

What time is kick-off?

Man Utd v Liverpool will kick off at 8:15pm.

There are numerous Premier League games taking place during the week including Aston Villa v Everton at 6pm on Thursday evening prior to United v Liverpool.

What TV channel is Man Utd v Liverpool on?

You can watch the game live on Sky Sports Premier League and Main Event from 8pm.

You can add the Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Football channels for just £18 per month combined or pick up the complete sports package for just £25 per month.

How to live stream Man Utd v Liverpool online

Sky Sports customers can live stream the game via the Sky Go app on a variety of devices including most smartphones and tablets as part of their subscription.

You can also watch the match via NOW without signing up to a contract.

NOW can be streamed through a computer or apps found on most smart TVs, phones and consoles. NOW is also available via BT Sport.

Man Utd v Liverpool team news

Man Utd: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer made 10 changes to his team for the game against Leicester just 48 hours ago. Mason Greenwood was the only starter from the weekend who started against the Foxes.

That means a near-full strength XI will be deployed here including Edinson Cavani leading the line. Harry Maguire remains out while Phil Jones and Anthony Martial are out of this contest with long-term injuries.

Liverpool: Long-term defensive absentees Joel Matip, Joe Gomez and Virgil van Dijk will remain out, while Ozan Kabak is also out.

Jordan Henderson, Naby Keita and James Milner are missing from midfield. It remains to be seen whether Fabinho will be called upon to fill in at the back.

Man Utd v Liverpool odds

In working partnership with RadioTimes.com, bet365 has provided the following betting odds for this event:

bet365 odds: Man Utd (13/8) Draw (13/5) Liverpool (6/4)*

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Our prediction: Man Utd v Liverpool

United have a busy schedule ahead given the rescheduling. Expect a steady game akin to the 0-0 draw played out between these sides back in January.

The hosts don’t need to risk too much as they are comfortable in second place. The impetus is on Liverpool to attack and take the game to United. How much free rein Klopp gives his troops remains to the seen, but at this stage of the season Liverpool need to take risks.

That strategy could pay off or work in United’s favour, depending on how clinical the likes of Mohamed Salah and Diogo Jota are. Solskjaer will likely be the more conservative tactician and salvage a point.

Our prediction: Man Utd 1-1 Liverpool (13/2 at bet365)

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