Liverpool vs Manchester United Live Text Commentary & Score Update
Full Time Liverpool 0-0 Manchester United
The spoils are shared at Anfield as defenses dominated were on top today. Man United stay at the summit of the Premier League table after this result and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will definitely be the happier of the two managers. Fabinho is our Man of the Match for the game.
Bruno Fernandes Out - Mason Greenwood In
Genie Wijnaldum Out - James Milner In
|Fabinho matches Rashford toe-to-toe
A dangerous Man United counter was averted by some brilliant defending from Fabinho. Another United attack see Pogba smash a shot which is well saved by Alisson.
|Best chance of the match for Man United
Luke Shaw squares up Bruno Fernandes only to be denied by a brilliant low save by Alisson Becker.
|United kept the holy trinity quite
The defensive pairing of Lindelof-Maguire has kept the awesome threesome of Liverpool, Mane-Salah-Firmino quiet till now.
|Free Kick and a caution
Fabinho gets a yellow card for a cynical foul on Cavani. Rashford and Fernandes on the ball. Shot gets blocked.
|Man Utd Substitution
Anthony Martial Off - Edinson Cavani On
|Another crucial block by Harry Maguire
Andy Robertson puts in a teasing cross for Bobby Firmino to tap in, but Harry Maguire was having non of it!
|Great Block by Fabinho!
Martial lays off for Bruno Fernandes to hit a left-footed shot only for Fabinho to block for a corner.
|Liverpool 0-0 Manchester United
Both sides go unscathed at half-time break. Jurgen Klopp looks slightly disappointed out of the two managers.
|Tight Offside Call
Paul Pogba puts Rashford through on goal only for the referee to pull the move back for offiside.
|Free-kick for United in a dangerous position
Almost perfection from Bruno Fernandes as his freekick curves inches away from Alisson's goal.
|Half an hour up in the game!
Both teams have huffed and puffed but still not clear-cut goal scoring opportunity for either side.
|The Swiss is the focal point of attack!
Shaqiri is at the centre of all Liverpool attacking build up play with his latest shot deflecting past for a corner kick.
|Expected Pattern of Play
Liverpool with more control of the possession and look to build up play from midfield and the wide areas. Man United waiting for the counter opportunities with the pace of Rashford and Martial upfront!
|Liverpool first attacking move
Great build up play from the centre by Shaqiri only for Andy Robertson to cross the ball to the near post of Dea Gea. Goal Kick!
|Mins before Kick off
|Few surprises in the Line ups!
Thiago Alcantara starts for the Reds after his injury woes. A rare start for Shaqiri as well in the Liverpool first XI. Man United with an expected line up. Paul Pogba starts for the Red Devils!
Manchester United Starting Lineup:
Liverpool Starting Lineup:
Liverpool vs Manchester United Live Text Commentary:
With the kick off to the massive top of the table clash just a few mins away, Sportco will keep you up-to-date with all the action as it unfolds at Anfield! With our earlier article predicting a draw between Liverpool and Man United, nevertheless we expect the game to be intense, tight and competitive in midfield.
The war of words had already begun few days to the build up to the game with Jurgen Klopp questioning the amount of penalties being awarded to Man Utd in the last 2 years or so. It would be ironic enough if this game would have to be decided on a spot kick!