Sheffield United vs Liverpool live stream: How to watch Premier League fixture online and on TV today. The champions face bottom-of-the-table
Liverpool travel to face Sheffield United at Bramall Lane on Sunday with both teams looking to halt Premier League losing streaks, as the visitors have been defeated in four straight matches while the hosts look to avoid their fourth straight loss.
Liverpool’s last Premier League match saw them beaten 2-0 by Everton at Anfield, their fourth straight loss, putting them in sixth place on 40 points. The Reds trail fifth-placed Chelsea by three points for a spot in the Europa League.
Sheffield United are rock bottom on 11 points, 14 points from safety with 13 matches to play. Sheffield United were defeated 1-0 in their last Premier League match at Craven Cottage against Fulham, their third consecutive loss.
The previous Premier League fixture between the teams saw Liverpool emerge victorious 2-1 at Anfield in October. Roberto Firmino scored first for the Reds in the 41st minute. Diogo Jota also found the net. Sander Berge scored for the Blades in the 13th minute with a spot-kick.
Liverpool have got the better of Sheffield United of late, unbeaten in their last five Premier League matches (W4 D1 L0). Sheffield United are looking for their first league win in fixtures between the two teams since August 2006. The Reds have outscored the Blades 10-2 during their unbeaten streak.
Looking at players who have made a difference in 2020/2021, Liverpool’s talisman in front of goal has been Mohamed Salah, who has scored on 17 occasions, including six match-opening goals. The striker leads the way at the top of the scoring charts in the competition in 2020/2021.
Sheffield United have been led by David McGoldrick and Billy Sharp. McGoldrick is the team’s leading scorer with five goals, two of which have been the critical first of the match. Sharp has been nearly as impressive, netting three times, including one match-opener.
Hosts Sheffield United will seek to address a poor run of results at Bramall Lane this season with one draw, nine losses, and just two wins in 12 Premier League contests. Liverpool have four wins, five draws, and three losses away from Anfield this season in league matches.
In their last six league matches, Sheffield United have won two and lost four. Liverpool, meanwhile, have won two and lost four across the same period.
THE FORM GUIDE (League form this season):
Sheffield United FC: LLLWLW
Liverpool FC: LLLLWW
HEAD-TO-HEAD RECORD (Any comp):
Sheffield United FC: 31
Liverpool FC: 48
LAST TIME THEY MET:
date: October 24, 2020
competition: Premier League
TOP LEAGUE SCORERS:
Sheffield United FC: David McGoldrick (5), Billy Sharp (3), Jayden Bogle (2)
Liverpool FC: Mohamed Salah (17), Sadio Mané (7), Roberto Firmino (6)
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