Man United vs. Liverpool lineups, starting 11, team news: Hojlund set to return but Casemiro a doubt for FA Cup clash

Manchester United take on Liverpool in the FA Cup quarterfinals at Old Trafford on Sunday.

Erik ten Hag’s side are looking to reach the semifinals for the second consecutive season but Jurgen Klopp’s men are set to make it tough.

The last time these two sides faced each other at Old Trafford, Man United emerged victorious thanks to a 2-1 win in the Premier League. 

The flip side to that is that Liverpool have advanced from 17 of their last 18 FA Cup quarterfinal ties, failing only once with a 2-1 defeat against Tottenham in 1995.

The Sporting News takes a look at the two squads and provides injury updates ahead of the game.

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Lineups, starting 11s, team news for Man United vs. Liverpool

Casemiro is set to miss Sunday’s match after pulling out of the Brazil squad overnight with an injury. Scott McTominay is therefore likely to step in to make up a double pivot with Kobbie Mainoo.

United remain without Lisandro Martinez and Luke Shaw at the back. Harry Maguire has been out for the last three games but is expected to return. 

Rasmus Hojlund is set to return to the starting XI after rejoining training this week following a muscular injury that has kept him sidelined for the past few weeks. 

Man United predicted XI (4-2-3-1 right to left): Onana (GK) — Wan-Bissaka, Varane, Maguire, Dalot — McTominay, Mainoo — Fernandes, Rashford, Garnacho — Hojlund.

Man United subs (9): TBC

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Despite a range of different injuries on both sides, Liverpool are slightly worse off, as they’ll remain without Trent Alexander-Arnold, AlissonStefan Bajcetic, Curtis Jones, Diogo Jota and Joel Matip. 

After a tough test against Manchester City last weekend, Klopp will hope to avoid changing the starting XI too much. Mohamed Salah may not have started a game for Liverpool since New Year’s Day but Reds fans are hopeful he will be fit to return to the starting lineup after coming on as a substitute last weekend. 

Liverpool predicted XI (4-2-3-1 right to left): Kelleher (GK) — Bradley, Quansah, Van Dijk, Robertson — Mac Allister, Endo, Szoboszlai  — Diaz, Nunez, Salah.

Liverpool subs (9): TBC

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Man City vs Man United live stream, TV channel

Here’s how to watch this huge FA Cup match across selected areas of the world’s major regions:

Region TV Streaming

Sportsnet Now

Australia Paramount +
India Sony Sports Ten 


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