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Premier League: Liverpool prevails over Manchester United 5-0 after a incredible match

MANCHESTER. Liverpool tops Manchester United 5-0 after a incredible match.

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MANCHESTER. Liverpool prevails over Manchester United 5-0 after a incredible match. N. Keita (5′), D. Jota (13′), M. Salah (38′), M. Salah (45′) and M. Salah (50′). Liverpool was vastly superior ball possession (64%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was held at the Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester on Sunday and this began at 3:30 pm local time. The referee was Anthony Taylor who had the assistance of Gary Beswick and Lee Betts. The 4th official was Mike Dean. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 13 degrees Celsius or 55.33 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 89%.​

Match Statistics

Liverpool was in firm control of the ball 64% while Manchester United was struggling with a 36% ball possession.

Liverpool was more aggressive with 40 dangerous attacks and 19 shots of which 8 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Liverpool won the match.​

Manchester United shot 12 times, 5 on target, 7 off target. On the opposite side, Liverpool shot 19 times, 8 on target, 11 off target.


Manchester United received 6 yellow cards (L. Shaw, C. Ronaldo, Fred, B. Fernandes, H. Maguire and A. Wan-Bissaka). On the other side, No yellow cards were issued to Liverpool.

(Manchester United) was sent out after receiving a red card in the (59′).

After playing this match, Manchester United will stay with 14 points like West Ham United, Everton and Arsenal to move up in the 7th place. On the other side, Liverpool will have 21 points to move down in the 2nd place.

Match Events

  • 5'

    N. Keita

  • 13'

    D. Jota

  • 27'

    C. Jones

    J. Milner

  • 38'

    M. Salah

  • 42'

    L. Shaw

  • 45'

    C. Ronaldo

  • 45'

    Mohamed Salah

    Diogo Jota

  • 45'


  • 46'

    P. Pogba

    M. Greenwood

  • 46'

    B. Fernandes

  • 50'

    M. Salah

  • 52'

    C. Ronaldo (Goal Disallowed)

  • 55'

    H. Maguire

  • 59'

    P. Pogba

  • 60'

    Paul Pogba (Card upgrade)

  • 62'

    Edinson Cavani 

    Bruno Fernandes

  • 62'

    Diogo Dalot 

    Marcus Rashford

  • 63'

    Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain 

    Naby Keïta

  • 76'

    Sadio Mané 

    Roberto Firmino

  • 86'

    Aaron Wan-Bissaka

Next matche

In the upcoming Premier League match, Manchester United will play away against Tottenham Hotspur on the 30th of October with a 20-7 head to head record in favor of Manchester United (8 draws).

Liverpool will host Brighton & Hove Albion on the 30th of October with a 7-1 head to head statistic in favor of Liverpool (1 draw).

Manchester United: Formation and Lineups

Manchester United started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Ole Gunnar Solskjær chose to play with the following team: David De Gea (5.7), Aaron Wan-Bissaka (6.1), Victor Lindelöf (6.0), Harry Maguire (6.4), Luke Shaw (6.3), Scott McTominay (7.1), Fred (6.1), Mason Greenwood (7.0), Bruno Fernandes (6.8), Marcus Rashford (6.4) and Cristiano Ronaldo (6.1).


Manchester United made 3 changes: M. Greenwood for P. Pogba (46′), B. Fernandes for E. Cavani (62′) and M. Rashford for D. Dalot (63′).

Top player: Scott McTominay

The player who no doubt impressed Manchester United the most was Scott McTominay.

His rating is (7.1) with 36 passes (86% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 8.

Liverpool: Formation and Lineups

Liverpool started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

On the other side, Jürgen Klopp played with: Alisson (7.5), Trent Alexander-Arnold (7.8), Ibrahima Konaté (6.9), Virgil van Dijk (7.1), Andrew Robertson (6.9), Naby Keïta (8.2), Jordan Henderson (8.0), James Milner (6.4), Mohamed Salah (9.8), Roberto Firmino (7.3) and Diogo Jota (8.2).


Liverpool made 3 changes: J. Milner for C. Jones (27′), N. Keita for A. Oxlade-Chamberlain (64′) and R. Firmino for S. Mane (76′).

Top player: Mohamed Salah

The player who no doubt impressed Liverpool the most was Mohamed Salah.

His rating is (9.8) with 3 goals, 41 passes (92% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 1 duel out of 6. He performed 1 cross.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Premier League

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