Man Utd 2-1 Liverpool: Red Devils find top performance to thwart Liverpool

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Liverpool on away loss to Man U at Old Trafford on Monday. Man U were looking to improve their position in the table, following a previous defeat to Brentford. Liverpool, on the other hand, secured a point against Crystal Palace in their previous match. As it stands, Man U are currently 14th with 3 points from 3 matches, while Liverpool sit in 16th, with 2 points from 3.

Man U started strong and were rewarded for their efforts, thanks to a goal from Jadon Sancho in the 16th minute to see out the first half 1-0.

The Red Devils started the second half with renewed vigour, with a goal from Marcus Rashford at the 53 minute mark. In the end though, The Reds hit back though at the 81 minute mark, with a goal from Mohamed Salah and saw the match end 2-1.

Substitutions for Man U included Anthony Martial, Fred, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Cristiano Ronaldo and Donny Van De Beek for Anthony Elanga, Jadon Sancho, Diogo Dalot, Marcus Rashford and Christian Eriksen, repectively. Liverpool brought on Fabinho, Fabio Carvalho and Kostas Tsimikas, to replace Jordan Henderson, James Milner and Andy Robertson.

There were bookings for Raphael Varane, Diogo Dalot and Bruno Fernandes from Man U, and Trent Alexander-Arnold, for Liverpool.

Man U will next play Southampton away, with Liverpool facing Bournemouth at home.

Technical card:
Manchester United:David De Gea, Diogo Dalot (Aaron Wan-Bissaka, min.86), Raphael Varane, Lisandro Martinez, Tyrell Malacia, Anthony Elanga (Anthony Martial, min.46), Bruno Fernandes, Christian Eriksen (Donny Van De Beek, min.86), Scott Mctominay, Jadon Sancho (Fred, min.71) and Marcus Rashford (Cristiano Ronaldo, min.86)
Liverpool:Alisson, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Virgil Van Dijk, Joe Gomez, Andy Robertson (Kostas Tsimikas, min.85), Harvey Elliott, Jordan Henderson (Fabinho, min.59), James Milner (Fabio Carvalho, min.73), Roberto Firmino, Luis Diaz and Mohamed Salah
Stadium:Old Trafford
Goals:Jadon Sancho (1-0, min. 16), Marcus Rashford (2-0, min. 53) and Mohamed Salah (2-1, min. 81)