Liverpool hosts Manchester United in the 19th round of the Premier League. The legendary Scot, Sir Alex Ferguson spoke of the controversy between these teams.
On Sunday, January 17, in the 19th round of the English Premier League, the reigning champions Liverpool host the leader of the tournament table, Manchester United. The legendary coach of the “Red Devils” Sir Alex Ferguson spoke about the confrontation with the “Merseysiders”.
“I have always considered the clash between Manchester United and Liverpool to be the game of the season. If we add up the titles that these teams have won overall, it turns out that they are the most successful clubs in the UK.
It is clear that if Manchester United want to win anything, they have to beat Liverpool. The situation is similar to when I was in Aberdeen, and I definitely needed to beat Rangers and Celtic to win something. Of course, the uplifted mood from the victory also boosts your self-confidence.
Liverpool’s success in the 70s and 80s was phenomenal. In order to repeat it, I had to go through the hardest way. Thank God I watched the Liverpool game retired in the last two seasons. They are phenomenal. “I have always appreciated and appreciate this club,” said the 79-year-old Scot.
Sir Alex Ferguson coached Manchester United from 1986-2013. Under his leadership, the Red Devils have won the English Premier League 13 times, the Champions League 2 times, and the Cup Winners’ Cup and the UEFA Super Cup once.
After 17 games in the English Premier League, Manchester United coached by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has 36 points and is at the top of the league table. Jürgen Klopp’s Liverpool are second with 33 points.