A fierce encounter, Liverpool versus Manchester United makes for one of greatest rivalries in Premier League.

The matchup between England’s two most winning sides dates back to the late 19th century and has added tons of thrilling chapters to its book of history. Steven Gerrard, with nine goals to his name, is the highest scorer in the rivalry’s history.

The two sides play only 30 miles apart at Anfield and Old Trafford, respectively. And even though it’s not a derby when they meet, the friction generated by the Reds and the Red Devils is one draws the attentions of millions across the globe.

Pro Soccer Talk’s Joe Prince-Wright dives into the rivalry’s origin, its development and its actual reality.

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