Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said that Manchester United have turned into a results machine ahead of the Premier League clash between the two fierce rivals.
Manchester United and Liverpool square off at Anfield in a Premier League fixture on Sunday, and Jurgen Klopp was speaking at the pre-match press conference.
Manchester United have been largely impressive under Erik ten Hag this season and have already won the EFL Cup title. They remain in contention for the FA Cup, Europa League, and Premier League titles.
Manchester United have qualified for the quarter-finals of the FA Cup, the round of 16 of the Europa League, and sit third in the Premier League, only behind table-toppers Arsenal and defending champions Manchester City.
Manchester United have turned into a results machine, says Jurgen Klopp
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Jurgen Klopp said Manchester United manage to get results even if things are not going so well. The Liverpool manager also said Manchester United are ‘fully in the fight’ to win the Premier League title.
“They have turned into a results machine,” Jurgen Klopp said ahead of Manchester United vs Liverpool match. “They are squeezing results out with some really good performances.
“Top football, and if it is not going so well they still get results. That’s why they are there. Everyone knows it, they are fully in a fight to win the league.
“That’s not really important for Sunday because we are there as well when we try to be at our best.”
Manchester United have 49 points from 24 matches in the Premier League so far this season. They trail second-placed Manchester City by six points and league leaders Arsenal by 11 points, but both sides have played 25 matches in the Premier League so far in the 22/23 campaign.
Manchester United will be aiming to reduce their gap on Manchester City and Arsenal with a win over Liverpool on Sunday. They come into the game on the back of three consecutive wins.
Liverpool, meanwhile, sit sixth in the Premier League points table. The Merseyside outfit have 39 points from 24 matches in the English top-flight so far this season. Liverpool head into the game against Manchester United on the back of their 2-0 win over Wolves in Premier League.
The match between Manchester United and Liverpool will kick off at 10:00 pm Indian Standard Time on March 5.