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Man United's Jose Mourinho will park the bus again at Liverpool - Dalglish

Man United's Jose Mourinho will park the bus again at Liverpool - Dalglish
From ESPN - October 12, 2017

Kenny Dalglish expects Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho to adopt a similar defensive approach to last season when they play Liverpool on Saturday.

Mourinho's first encounter with Liverpool as United boss was a 0-0 draw at Anfield nearly 12 months ago, with the visitors having just 35 percent of possession -- at the time their lowest in a Premier League match since Opta began recording the data in 2003-04.

Former Liverpool player and manager Dalglish is predicting another close-fought encounter this weekend, with Jurgen Klopp's side expected to take the game to United.

"You would always expect Liverpool vs. Manchester United to be a tight game," he is quoted as saying by the Liverpool Echo. "Last year, when United came to Liverpool, Jose Mourinho parked the bus. But it was not just the one bus, I think it was a couple of double-deckers he put there. That's not to give him stick in any way. It was very difficult for Liverpool and [Zlatan] Ibrahimovic nearly got a late winner.

"I think United will come and set up quite defensively, but at the same time they have fantastic frontmen in Marcus Rashford, Romelu Lukaku and Anthony Martial. I think Jose will try to make sure the pressure is on Liverpool, but the pressure is on everyone when it comes to a game like that."

Liverpool have made an indifferent start to the season and lie seventh in the Premier League table -- seven points adrift of leaders Manchester City and United.

Earlier this week marked two years since Klopp took charge of the Merseyside club, and Dalglish is still predicting the former Borussia Dortmund boss to deliver success.

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