Liverpool FC Team News Pre Man United Clash: Alisson, Mohamed Salah

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Happy Manchester United vs. Liverpool F.C. week! On Sunday the rivalry gets renewed for the 203rd time (173rd clash in the top flight), and this match will see both sides becoming much more fit.

Let’s take a look at the recent injury absentees who should be back in action for this one, as well as some match FYIs. In this post, we’ll look at Liverpool’s fitness situation.

For the United side of things, go to this link.

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Liverpool at Manchester United: Sunday October 20, 4:30 pm, Old Trafford

Early match preview: go to this link

Starting XI Predictions: coming later this week

Manager press conference videos: coming later this week

Pregame Team News Summations: coming later this week

Odds: Liverpool win 4/5, Man United win 5/4

Google Result Probability: Liverpool win 55%, Man United win 24%, Draw 21%

Liverpool’s starting goalkeeper, Alisson, has been out of commission since suffering an opening night calf injury. However, he should be back in between the sticks for this one. Go here for more on the Brazilian’s likely return. The former AS Roma man has only seen 39 minutes of action so far, all of it coming versus Norwich City in the curtain raiser.

Elsewhere world class winger Mohamed Salah should be good to go, despite his injury scare against Leicester City just before the international break. You’ll recall the very controversial challenge made on the Egyptian, which saw him exit the game early, hobbling a bit.

The two managers involved in that fixture could not have seen that specific play any more differently, but it appears Salah was alright in the end.

Paul M. Banks runs The Sports Bank.net, which is partnered with News Now. Banks, the author of “No,  I Can’t Get You Free Tickets: Lessons Learned From a Life in the Sports Media Industry,” regularly appears on WGN CLTV and co-hosts the “Let’s Get Weird, Sports” podcast on SB Nation

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