Liverpool squeeze past Manchester United in 4-2 win at Old Trafford

Home advantage counts for nothing, as Liverpool travel to Man U and take all three points

Liverpool snatched all three points from Manchester United in a 4-2 victory on Thursday, at Old Trafford. Man U arrived at the game looking pick up points after losing their last game 2-1 to Leicester City. Liverpool, on the other hand, were looking to extend their winning run after a 2-0 victory against Southampton. As the table looks today, Man U and Liverpool currently occupy 2nd and 5th spots in the table, with 70 points and 60 points respectively after 34 matches.

Man U started strong and were rewarded for their efforts, with Nathaniel Phillips giving Man U the lead, on 10 minutes. However, the good fortune didn't last for long. An equalizer from Diogo Jota in the 34th minute brought Liverpool level. The momentum was now with The Reds, who then scored again through a goal from Roberto Firmino at the 45 minute mark to establish a 2-1. However they weren't finished yet and Roberto Firmino made it 3-1 just before half-time, which saw the first half end 1-3.

The Red Devils took the initiative in the second half, thanks to a goal from Marcus Rashford, 68 minutes in. Liverpool in turn, then responded just before the final whistle increasing their lead with an effort from Mohamed Salah and seeing the game end 4-2.

For Man U, Mason Greenwood and Nemanja Matic, came on for Fred and Eric Bailly. Liverpool brought on Curtis Jones, Sadio Mane and Neco Williams, to replace Georginio Wijnaldum, Diogo Jota and Mohamed Salah.

The referee booked Eric Bailly, Scott McTominay and Edinson Cavani for Man U.

Man U will play their next fixture at home against Fulham, while Liverpool will face West Bromwich Albion away.