Simon Mignolet was down in the dumps on Boxing Day. Even though Liverpool had beaten Burnley 1-0 in a tough game away at Turf Moor, another high profile lapse in concentration had resulted in the goalkeeper waiting too long to kick a simple back pass and allowing it to go out of play.

Steve Bruce men travel to Old Trafford in order to improve on their wretched start to the season but the Red Devils will be more determined than ever for a win to give the perfect present to Sir Alex on the eve of his 25th anniversary as Man United manager. TheHardTackle gives the team news, tactical analysis and prediction for the game.