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Tactical Analysis: Manchester United 0-3 Liverpool

By George Lomax. Like probably 99% of the people who attended the game on Sunday, I came away from Old Trafford thinking we were lucky to get away with a 3-0 defeat. The fact is we were thoroughly outclassed by a better side on Sunday, and I don’t think even 1% of United fans could disagree [...]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 0-3 Liverpool

By Matthew Jones 1. Outfought, outthought, outclassed ANOTHER defeat at home. Another weak, toothless, unimaginative, abject performance from a team bereft of belief, confidence and unity. Another nail in David Moyes’ coffin? But this wasn’t any ordinary defeat that we’ve been accustomed to seeing this season. This wasn’t successive home defeats to Everton and Newcastle. [...]

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5 Things We Learned: Liverpool 1-0 Manchester United

By Richard Evans 1. RVP left isolated Despite conceding inside four minutes United responded well and could easily have levelled had the ball fallen in just the right place. Van Persie hooked over from six yards and then just couldn’t quite connect as a low cross flashed in front of goal, evading his sweet left [...]

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Match Report: Liverpool 1-0 Man United

By Lee Savery. Daniel Sturridge scored the only goal of the game as Liverpool beat Manchester United at Anfield. The England international’s goal came after just four minutes when Steven Gerrard’s in-swinging corner found Daniel Agger whose header towards goal was nodded into the net by Sturridge. It was the perfect start for the home [...]

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The Closest Title Race Yet

By Matthew Jones THERE are several factors screaming out at me that say the 2013/14 season will be the closest title race in years. Manchester United’s 20th English domestic title was a carnival parade – despite the fact that critics continue to weave the laughable yarn that the current squad is one of the worst [...]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 2-1 Liverpool

By Chris Mortlock 1. Ferguson got his tactics and team selection spot on Not for the first time this season, the boss got his tactics and team selection spot on. He always seems to get it right in the big games, doesn’t he? The back four pretty much picked itself. If fit, Jonny Evans would [...]

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Match Report: Manchester United 2-1 Liverpool

By Lee Savery Manchester United completed the league double over Liverpool thanks to goals from Robin van Persie and Nemanja Vidic. The home side lined up with Vidic and Rio Ferdinand in defence which has been a rarity in recent months. Danny Welbeck started up front ahead of Javier Hernandez with Shinji Kagawa starting on [...]

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Match Preview: Manchester United vs. Liverpool

By Richard Evans Introduction The two biggest teams in English football renew acquaintances on Sunday as Manchester United host Liverpool at Old Trafford, looking for a three points that will consolidate their lead at the top of the table. United currently sit seven points clear of neighbours Manchester City, and with the Blues away at [...]

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Post Match Musings: Liverpool 1 Manchester United 2

By Nathan Thomas. Robin van Persie’s penalty kick gave Manchester United a long awaited win against Liverpool at Anfield. For the first time in five years, the Reds took maximum points off their old rivals despite having to do it the hard way after Steven Gerrard put Liverpool ahead just after half time. Rafael’s superb [...]

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Match Report: Liverpool 1 Manchester United 2

By Lee Savery A Robin van Persie penalty snatched victory for Manchester United on an emotional afternoon at Anfield. The first game at Anfield after the the publication of a report into the deaths of 96 supporters on that fateful day at Hillsborough in 1989. Sir Alex Ferguson had called for respect from the fans [...]

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