MANCHESTER UNITED and Liverpool will face off in a pre-season friendly in preparation for the new season approaching.

The two football giants will want to see how players in their squads are performing but both sides will be desperate to win because of a huge rivalry between the two clubs.

Erik Ten Hag was appointed as Man Utd manager back in April but has not yet coached a match for them.

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Erik Ten Hag was appointed as Man Utd manager back in April but has not yet coached a match for them.Credit: Getty

This pre-season friendly will give new Man Utd manager Ten Hag an opportunity to see how his players will perform under him.

His players will want to get in his god books early on in pre-season to make sure they are in his starting squad come the start of the new season.

This will be a tough test as they will be facing title contenders and Champions League runner-up, Liverpool.

Darwin Nunez signed for Liverpool on June 14 for a club-record fee, of £85 Million

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Darwin Nunez signed for Liverpool on June 14 for a club-record fee, of £85 Million

This game will also excite Liverpool fans as it will present the first opportunity for Liverpool fans to see new striker Darwin Nunez play in Liverpool colors.

It will also present an opportunity for fans to see how their squad is looking as Liverpool will be pushing for another successful season under Jurgen Klopp.

What time does Man Utd vs Liverpool kick-off?

  • Man Utd vs Liverpool kicks off at 2:00 pm BST on Tuesday, July 12.
  • The game will take place at the Rajamangala Stadium, in Bangkok, Thailand.
  • The stadium has a capacity of 51,000 and it is hoped to be sold out if there are no issues with covid.
  • The sides played twice in the 2021-22 season and Liverpool won both, 5-0 and 4-0.

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Is Man Utd vs Liverpool on TV and can I live stream it free?

  • Man Utd vs Liverpool will be free to watch on UK TV
  • It can be streamed and watched on MUTV which requires a monthly subscription.
  • It will also be free to watch on LFCTV which is on Sky channel 434 and the virgin media channel 544.
  • Both can be streamed on the Club’s websites.

Team news

Many key players may miss this match for both teams as they have just completed international duty and may not have completed their holiday before this match.

Man Utd fans will be hoping to see any news signings they are looking to buy like Frenkie De Jong.

It will also be an opportunity for young players like Mejbri, Garnacho, and Garner to try and stake a claim in Ten Hag’s squad.

Liverpool will be expecting to see new signing Darwin Nunez for the first time.

It is unlikely that we will see Sadio Mane though who looks like he is on his way to Bayern Munich.

Harvey Elliot will be pushing to get back into the team after returning from his broken leg injury which he sustained at the start of last season against Leeds.

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