Always an exciting date in the calenders of both sets of supporters because of the rivalry of the teams, the United supporters have been left better off at the end of the season more often than not over the past two decades, though on the day of the game itself the Reds and the Red Devils are close to inseparable.
The last five fixtures in all competitions between the two have resulted in two wins apiece and one draw, while over the entirety of time United have picked up 62 league victories to Liverpool's 53.
Both players and coaching staff have a huge amount of rivalry before and during the game—but the fans perhaps even more so. They are the ones who go to school, to work or even just go home to find familiar faces filled with glee while their own is downcast and miserable following an undeserved late defeat.
For the Reds, here are five reasons why the fans cannot bear to put up with United on derby day.