About 500 million people watched Liverpool take on Manchester United earlier in the season. That number will surely be overtaken this Saturday. If rivalry was not enough in itself, the Patrice Evra-Luis Suarez feud has added fuel to fires manifold to make advertisers salivate at the prospect of the audience for this occasion easily crossing 1 billion.
While United are trying to catch their "noisy neighbors" two points above them, Liverpool have the challenge of catching Chelsea, occupying the final fourth spot for Champions League qualification. Everyone is hoping that this match will be remembered for passionate football only, some of it from great players like Wayne Rooney and Steven Gerrard.
Speaking of which, it is not always the best players that make a difference in such high-profile games because of the increasing importance given to tactical nous in sports with each passing year. Thus, we take a look at the dark horses that might turn the tide in their team's favor this Saturday.