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Man United battle Liverpool as English FA Cup takes centrestage

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Manchester City’s Spanish midfielder Ferran Torres (R) celebrates with teammates after scoring their third goal during the English FA Cup fourth round football match between Cheltenham Town and Manchester City at The Jonny-Rocks Stadium in Cheltenham, central England on January 23, 2021. – Manchester City won the game 3-1. (Photo by Shaun Botterill / POOL / AFP)

Manchester United welcome Liverpool to Old Trafford for a mouthwatering cup tie today at 6:00pm live on StarTimes World Football channel.

For a second time in a week, the two most successful teams in English football will go head-to-head, this time in the fourth round of the Emirates FA Cup

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The North West Derby is one of the highlights on the English football calendar.

The two teams have faced each other 17 times in the competition (the first two times United were still known as Newton Heath). The Reds have a clear statistical advantage, having won nine of the 17 matches, with four going the way of Liverpool.

Both finals between the two clubs (1977 and 1996) were also won by United.

Also today, Chelsea will play against Luton Town at 1:00pm while Wycombe Wanderers will host Tottenham at 8:45 pm, among other fixtures.

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The action moves to Coppa Italia on Tuesday, January 26, in a Milan derby when Inter Milan face AC Milan in the quarter final round of the competition.

StarTimes has broadcasting rights to a number of the top footballing competitions in the world.

“Subscribers can pay-per-day to enjoy the fixtures. Non-StarTimes subscribers can also stream the matches live on StarTimes-ON mobile app at N400 weekly, with an option to subscribe with MTN airtime.

“Active subscribers can also stream the matches live on their mobile phones via the StarTimes-ON streaming app at no extra cost by linking their smartcard numbers to StarTimes-ON apps on up-to three mobile devices. Thus, access can be shared with loved ones to watch their favourite content simultaneously.

“This handy application provides users with over 100 TV channels which include live sports, replays and highlights,” Lazarus Ibeabuchi, PR Manager, StarTimes Nigeria, said.

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