Manchester United now top the table ahead of the holders following their midweek win over Burnley, sitting at the Premier League's summit for the first time since September 2017. They now have the chance to extend their lead over their fiercest rivals Liverpool, with the top table clash the main focus of this week's Edge of the Box podcast, from WhoScored.com.
In previewing the fixture we compiled our highest rated XI of players from both clubs based on league ratings this season. Injured or unavailable players were overlooked with Sunday's game in mind, such as Virgil van Dijk, while a minimum of five league appearances rules out the likes of Thiago Alcantara.
It's Liverpool, despite being three points back on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side, who edge out the involvement, with six representatives to United's five below. Despite his latest renaissance, Paul Pogba's abject start to the season means he still doesn't make the grade...
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