Liverpool has provided an explanation for Roberto Firmino’s absence against Manchester United. Liverpool will play Manchester United at Anfield shortly
With the exception of Roberto Firmino, Liverpool published their matchday squad for the match ahead of the game, which was fairly normal.
Liverpool, on the other hand, has revealed that the Brazilian is out owing to a minor foot injury:
Liverpool has seven more games to make up a one-point gap to Manchester City, the current Premier League leaders.
Liverpool enters Tuesday’s match on the back of a strong run of play, with the club still in contention for a historic quadruple.
In recent years, the Merseysiders have had a strong record versus Manchester United. Manchester United has only beaten Liverpool twice in the Premier League since January 2016.
While a number of games between the two have ended in draws since then, the quality gap between the two has recently widened, with Liverpool scoring nine goals in the last two encounters compared to United’s two.