Manchester United vs Liverpool LIVE: Team news, line-ups and more ahead of FA Cup tie today


Follow all the action as Manchester United host Liverpool in a mouthwatering FA Cup fourth-round tie at Old Trafford.

The two sides meet for the second time in the space of a week, having played out a tense goalless draw at Anfield in the Premier League last weekend. However, the momentum is firmly with United, with Paul Pogba in terrific form and inspiring victory over Fulham on Wednesday. That result has left Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side two points clear at the top of the table as the Norwegian pursues his first trophy as head coach. 

The pressure is firmly on Liverpool, though, who are mired in an uncharacteristic slump and slipped to a dire 1-0 defeat by Burnley earlier this week. The club’s refusal to sign a new centre-back is beginning to severely hinder their attacking prowess, with the champions failing to score in any of their last four league games. That run of results has left the Reds six points adrift of United in the title race and questions are starting to be raised over how Jurgen Klopp can rejuvenate his side’s fortunes. Victory today would surely provide a perfect jolt and a date with West Ham awaits the winner. Follow all the action live below at the conclusion of Brentford vs Leicester:

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BRENTFORD 1-3 LEICESTER (88’)

Almost a sublime piece of improvisation from Thomas, who tries to flick the ball into the path of Barnes. It’s well read by Pinnock, though.

BRENTFORD 1-3 LEICESTER (87’)

Castagne and Albrighton link up but the latter loses his balance as he breaks into the box. Leicester have exploited the wide areas ruthlessly in this half.

BRENTFORD 1-3 LEICESTER (84’)

Another Brentford teenager is introduced: Haygarth is on for Zamburek.

BRENTFORD 1-3 LEICESTER (83’)

Leicester knock the ball around confidently as Brentford’s players look increasingly tired. Castagne gets in on the right but his cut back is intercepted.

BRENTFORD 1-3 LEICESTER (81’)

Albrighton replaces Perez.

BRENTFORD 1-3 LEICESTER (80’)

Half a chance for Brentford as Rasmussen gets in down the right and tries to pick out a teammate in the middle. The ball deflects up to Fosu, who tries an acrobatic volley, sending it looping beyond the far post.

BRENTFORD 1-3 LEICESTER (79’)

Brentford send on 19-year-old Gilbert in place of Ghoddos.

BRENTFORD 1-3 LEICESTER (78’)

Barnes sets off on another menacing run into the Brentford box, but this time his attempted pass is cut out.

BRENTFORD 1-3 LEICESTER (76’)

Tielemans has a go from 20 yards out but sends the ball sailing over the bar. Leicester make another change: the lively Under is replaced by Iheanacho.

BRENTFORD 1-3 LEICESTER (73’)

This has been a clinical, professional second-half display from Leicester. Brentford were really impressive in the first half but they’ve hardly had a look in since the break.

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