Martin O'Neill's side are more positive than they were towards the end of Giovanni Trapattoni's reign, and the new coach has used the attacking Robbie Brady as a left-back in a 4-2-3-1 formation. STRENGTHS This is an extremely hard-working side (think Jon Walters) and Shane Long's speed and aerial power up front will trouble most…
Hull City rise up into the second place seat in current England Championship standings after winning their latest home fixture against Birmingham City.
The home side put on an aggressive display since kick off and earned their rewards on 36 minutes when David Meyler puts them ahead.
Hull City made their way into the final stage of FA Cup battle this season after winning a thrilling semifinals against Sheffield United.
The League One side made a bright start on that encounter as they went one goal up on 19 minutes from Jose Baxter's effort.
Mancester United continuing their recent positive run going this midweek as they presented a special gift for their fans by snatching a dramatic three points over Hull City. The away side actually didn't have a bright start on that encounter as they found themselves trailing after just four minutes of play with James Chester netting home for Hull.
Still sitting second in current English Premier League, Liverpool are keen on keeping their pace with current league leader, Arsenal as this weekend, Brendan Rodgers' men are battling against newly promoted side, Hull City.