Manchester United aims for 4th position ; crucial fixture – Liverpool vs Arsenal-Follow Live updates here

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho informed that both Luke Shaw and Wayne Rooney will be in his squad. Henrikh Mkhitaryan (hamstring) is not playing, but Phil Jones is fit.


Zlatan and Pogba would like to carry on the good work against Bournemouth

AFC Bournemouth defender Simon Francis (hamstring) is still unavailable but Jordon Ibe is returning from a knee injury.

Eddie Howe also says he has “one or two other concerns” which will be evaluated later. Manchester United’s next win in the Premier League will be their 600th and they would be the first side ever to achieve this (P949 W599 D203 L147). Man Utd are unbeaten in their last 16 PL matches (W9 D7 L0) – the longest unbeaten streak in the Premier League this season.epl_new_4march

Wayne Rooney has scored a goal in each of his two previous games against AFC Bournemouth. However, he has never scored in his first three PL appearances against a club.Ryan Fraser has won more penalties in this Premier League season than any other player (4).

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Liverpool vs Arsenal – 11:00 PM (IST)


Aaron Ramsey and Laurent Koscielny have returned to full training and Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed that both Olivier Giroud and Danny Welbeck are fit to play. Mohamed Elneny (ankle) is expected to miss three weeks but Mesut Ozil should be fine after an illness.

Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson has been sidelined again (foot), as is striker Daniel Sturridge (hip), while defender Dejan Lovren will face a late fitness test.

There have been 16 goals scored in the last three Premier League meetings between these teams at Anfield, an average of 5.3 goals per match.

There have been 16 goals scored in the 90th minute or later in the Premier League encounters between Liverpool and Arsenal – a record in the history of the competition.

Jurgen Klopp is aiming to become the first Liverpool manager since Gerard Houllier in 1999/2000 to win a Premier League double over Arsene Wenger in a single season.

The only Arsenal player having more Premier League goals versus Liverpool than Olivier Giroud (5) is Thierry Henry (8).


Both teams out on the field, taking their positions. Big match for Man United fans.

11′- Zlatan misses a first touch goal, Bournemouth counters and misses as DeGea makes the save.

12′- Yellow Card to Arter (Bournemouth)

14′ – Man Utd attacking with possession,  Zlatan seems to be the target for all mid fielders

16′- Corner for United as Mata’s cross misfire

19′-Keeper makes a couple of good saves against Martial, Corner for Man Utd

22′- Again a corner, Mata supplies but deflected back in field ,  Carrick to Valencia to Marcos Rojo…GOAL!!!!!!!

Beautiful team play from Man United as Rojo taps in a hard hit cross from Valencia ! Man United leads 1-0

28′- Bournemouth on the attack as they look to equalize, Good pick from deGea

32′- Yellow Card for Surman (Bournemouth)

37′- Zlatan having a long conversation with the referee as he pushed the Bournemouth defender on the ground. ……

38′- Penalty is given by the referee against Man Utd.!!!! GOAL!!!!!!!!

King scores a perfect shot into the top left corner, Game level 1-1.

41′- Yellow Card for Ibrahimovich, this one was coming after the referee’s last warning.

43′- Amazing team play from United , Pogba lofted through ball meets Zlatan , who hits a half volley only to be blocked by the keeper.

45+2′- RED CARD for Surman as he earned his second Yellow of the game. But, it was a nasty blow Zlatan had to face earlier . He replied in a similar fashion elbowing the defender on face

45+4′ – First half ends as Zlatan misses the shot on a perfect through ball from Pogba.


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