Man United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has stoked up the fire ahead of the Liverpool game by claiming Luis Suarez is 'laden with controversy.'
Suarez was again in the headlines after his handball in the build-up to a goal at Mansfield.
But Liverpool insist the frequent criticism of their striker is unfair.
British light-middleweight Brian Rose took a step towards elite level with a battling 12th-round stoppage of Joachim Alcine in Blackpool
Tyson Fury recovered from a knockdown to knock out Steve Cunningham in the seventh round of their heavyweight clash at Madison Square Garden
Brendan Rodgers marks his 50th match as Liverpool manager knowing his work in returning the club to Europe's elite has barely started.