Manchester United 0-3 — 3
Liverpool 0-1 — 1
Manchester United and Liverpool meet on Saturday in the late kickoff at Old Trafford. Both teams sit in the top seven on seven points from four matches early in the season.
The Red Devils have won six of the last eight matchups in all competitions, including both last year. Expect goals on Saturday; the last goalless draw between Manchester United and Liverpool came in 2005 — a span of 23 matches.
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Goals: Manchester United: Daley Blind (49′), Andrer Herrera (70′ PEN), Anthony Martial (86′); Liverpool: Christian Benteke (84′)
Shots (On Goal): Manchester United 9 (3 on goal), Liverpool 8 (4 on goal)
Tackles: Manchester United 9, Liverpool 12
Fouls: Manchester United 4, Liverpool 6
Possession: Manchester United 61% Liverpool 39%
Manchester United: De Gea, Shaw, Blind, Smalling, Darmian, Carrick, Schweinsteiger, Herrera, Mata, Depay, Fellaini
Liverpool: Mignolet, Clyne, Skrtel, Lovren, Gomez, Can, Lucas, Milner, Firmino, Ings, Benteke
David de Gea Was Given a Hero’s Welcome
When it appeared Manchester United goalie David de Gea would be heading out the door, he penned a new contract to stay at the club a further four years. The fans gave him a rousing ovation as a result.
Manchester United Dominates Possession in 1st Half
Neither team had a shot on goal in the first half; Manchester United were reduced to half chances despite dominating possession.
Daley Blind Gave Manchester United a 1-0 Lead in the 2nd Half
The Red Devils finally got on the board with one of their first efforts on target.
Christian Benteke Pulled a Stunning Goal Back for Liverpool
Ander Herrera converted a penalty kick to give Manchester United a 2-0 lead in the 70th minute. Liverpool forward Christian Benteke pulled a goal back for Liverpool to give the Reds hope.
And what a stunning strike by the former Aston Villa player.
Anthony Martial Scored on his Debut for Manchester United
Teenage sensation Anthony Martial wrapped up all three points for Manchester United with this late goal.
Preview: Old Rivals Square off at Old Trafford
Daniel Sturridge is ahead of schedule and back in training from his hip injury, but he will likely not feature in Liverpool’s match with Manchester United on Saturday. Out since April, Sturridge will return to the lineup in the near future.
Manchester got a huge boost ahead of the match too as goalkeeper David de Gea signed a new contract to stay with the club for the next four seasons. De Gea was a lock to join Real Madrid all summer but Los Blancos fumbled the signing at the deadline and now De Gea will stay in Manchester.
New signing Anthony Martial is also likely to take the field at some point Saturday. Manchester United won their opening two matches, but drew with Newcastle and lost to Swansea before the international break.
During the week, Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard gave a candid interview describing his exit from the club.
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