Twitter erupts as Manchester United beat Liverpool 2-1
Manchester United ran out 2-1 winners to go five points clear off Liverpool
The latest chapter in English football's biggest rivalry was on display today as Manchester United hosted Liverpool at Old Trafford. The second place was up for grabs as Liverpool came into the fixture two points behind United and the battle did not disappoint at all.
Rashford latched on to a Lukaku flick-on and struck it past a helpless Karius to give United the lead, and then doubled their lead ten minutes later with a cool finish. Liverpool raised the tempo in the second half and Mane forced an own goal from the returning Eric Bailly.
Liverpool applied pressure relentlessly but United held on to a historic win.
Here's Twitter doing its job as usual:
The banter started even before kick off!
And then the game began!
Both teams took their time to settle in.
Marcus Rashford opened the scoring in the 14th minute and doubled the lead 10 minutes later. Twitter was full of praise for the lad and didn't take Liverpool's performance lightly.
And it was halftime!
Mourinho prioritised defence in the second half and Liverpool stepped it up.Their efforts paid off when Mane forced an own goal from the returning Eric Bailly to make it 2-1.
Liverpool applied pressure relentlessly but United stood tall and won the match to go five points clear off Liverpool.
Some people weren't happy with the refereeing.
But Mourinho had the last laugh again!