After beating Burnley, Man United are sitting at the top of the Premier League table and they will have the chance to consolidate that position this Sunday when they take on Liverpool at Anfield.
On paper, Liverpool are obviously the superior side but Man United have been in peak form over the last couple of weeks and their last league defeat came against Arsenal back in first week of November.
Many pundits expect Ole’s side to finally taste defeat this weekend at Merseyside but Gary Neville feels the United fans can dare to dream(for Sunday as well as for the rest of the season), especially since all the other league sides have failed to show consistency.
He said, as reported: “It’s a strange season, if you’d have asked me at the start of the season, I’d have said no chance (United winning the league), because they were nowhere near the consistency levels,” Neville said after the match.
“But I’m sitting here tonight, why shouldn’t Manchester United fans believe, why shouldn’t the team believe? You look at that front line of Cavani, Rashford, Martial, Greenwood; the midfield four – Fernandes, who wasn’t at his best tonight, but then Pogba’s absolutely fantastic.
“The other teams aren’t in great moments. City, probably at this moment in time, are the ones that are cool and calm, sat there in the middle of the pack, no-one is really talking about them but they’re starting to hit really good form themselves and they’ll be the real danger.
“I think Manchester United are still a bit below, but in these next few days, it’s time to have a little bit of fun. I don’t think it’ll be a comfortable few days for Liverpool in the sense that they didn’t expect United to be anywhere near them.
“It can be a little bit of fun for Man United fans. I also expect these players believe they can have a really great season with no fans in, it’s odd, it’s changing every week and you don’t know what’s going to happen.
“There’s an element of unpredictability to the season and Man United could exploit that.”
Man United are on an 11-match unbeaten streak in the Premier League and on the other hand, Liverpool have dropped points in four our of their last seven league matches.
Apart from consistency, Liverpool are currently plagued with injuries meaning a lot of the regular first-team players will be missing on Sunday. And this might be the perfect opportunity for Man United to pick up a win at Anfield and go six points clear at the top of the table.