Before the third round of the English Premier League, Manchester United hit a Liverpool Both eternal rivals need points like oxygen. Liverpool started the season with only two draws, while United suffered two painful defeats – against Brighton (1-2) and Brentford (0:4). Therefore, both needed to score three points in order not to lose a significant distance from the league leaders at the start.
Great revival of Manchester United! Defeated Liverpool at Old Trafford
Although it seems that Liverpool have been the favorites for this game given the great crisis for Manchester United, the start of the competition at Old Trafford was certainly for the hosts aggressive. Already in the tenth minute of the match result Anthony Elang should have opened, but in one-on-one situations he only hit the post.
This is the art of playing without Ronaldo Maguire (both sat on the bench) United went after six minutes. After a strong team work from Manchester, Ilanga played from the left wing to the center of the penalty area to Jadon Sancho, who put James Milner and Alisson in the rear and sent him. the ball In the free corner of the Liverpool goal.
Liverpool could not respond in the first half, and United managed to increase their lead in the 25th minute, but a wonderful free kick from Christian Eriksen was saved by Alisson.
Subsequently, the “Red Devils” gave the lead to their rivals, but gave an almost flawless performance in defense. Closest to a draw was… Bruno Fernandes, whose nightmarish kick in the 42nd minute nearly cost United an own goal, but fortunately only Lisandro Martinez hit the hosts standing on the line and Manchester United left by one goal. to rest.
Soon after changing the team, Erik ten Haga players were able to increase their lead after an effective counterattack. After Anthony Martial’s vertical pass, Marcus Rashford went out alone with Alisson and with a certain shot in the 53rd minute, he scored 2-0.
Not only that, after a moment Rashford had a very good chance to score the third goal for United, but his clever shot from several meters was completely reversed by the Liverpool goalkeeper.
The Reds, apart from the miserable hits of Fabinho or Roberto Firmino, couldn’t threaten David de Gea’s goal for long, and he was certainly more dangerous on the other side of the pitch. In the 76th minute, Rashford showed his good team again, hitting centimeters over the bar after a good individual action.
Only in the 81st minute did the visitors manage to communicate at Old Trafford. After a corner kick, a powerful shot from several meters from Fabio Carvalho rebounded to De Gea, but with Mohamed Salah’s rebound he was helpless.
Despite the Reds’ efforts, it was all they could do in this match. Well-organised Manchester United beat Liverpool 2-1, achieved their first victory under Eric Ten Hague and with three points in their achievements, they outperformed their eternal rival in the Premier League table. Liverpool, who only had two points in their account after three rounds, made it difficult to start with fight England Championship.