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08:45  17 january  2021
08:45  17 january  2021 Source:   newsletter.co.uk

Xherdan Shaqiri set to remain at Liverpool beyond January

  Xherdan Shaqiri set to remain at Liverpool beyond January Liverpool winger Xherdan Shaqiri is expected to stay at the club beyond the January transfer window, according to a report from Swiss outlet 4-4-2.ch. The diminutive Switzerland international had been linked with an Anfield departure this month as the 29-year-old struggles to get regular match action under Jürgen Klopp. However, the report claimed that Shaqiri will spend the entire season with Liverpool, leaving the door ajar for a possible summer switch. Despite making just seven appearances across all competitions this term, the former Bayern Munich man is said to be ‘comfortable’ at Anfield as things stand.

The Liverpool v Manchester United clash is always the highlight of the Premier League season - even if Liverpool have not won a domestic title since United had been 2-1 ahead with five minutes to play before stunningly going 3-2 behind — but Johnny Giles levelled with the last kick of the game.

Manchester United 's only win in their past 10 matches against Liverpool in all competitions was by 2-1 in the league at Old Trafford in March 2018. This is the first time Manchester United have been top of the table after as many as 17 games of a season since the final day of their title-winning campaign

Liverpool 1 Manchester United 2 – March 22, 2015

a crowd of people watching a football ball © Dirk Kuyt celebrates a goal against Manchester United in 2011. Pic by Getty.

With his side trailing to Juan Mata’s early strike, Reds boss Brendan Rodgers sent on Steven Gerrard as a half-time substitute, but the plan did not work. Gerrard was back in the dressing room before he had broken sweat as a 38-second cameo ended when he was shown a red card for stamping on Ander Herrera. A stunning Mata volley made it 2-0 and although Daniel Sturridge pulled one back but Louis Van Gaal’s men headed home with all the points.

Liverpool 3 Manchester United 1 – March 6, 2011

City outclass United in Manchester derby to reach League Cup final

  City outclass United in Manchester derby to reach League Cup final City outclass United in Manchester derby to reach League Cup finalCity will meet Jose Mourinho's Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley in the April 25 final as they seek their fourth League Cup trophy in as many years.

Manchester United 's best FA Cup moments (Ft Full Time Devils) | Top Five . Liverpool substitute Kuyt escaped the attentions of Patrice Evra with two minutes left to latch on to Andy Carroll's flick and fire past United goalkeeper David de Gea in front of an ecstatic Kop.

No current United or Liverpool players make the team, though three in the XI are still active - Ronaldo (Real Wayne Rooney is one of four United players to score 200 or more goals for the club, but of the 54 on Ferdinand's nearest rival was former team-mate Nemanja Vidic, a five -time Premier League

Dirk Kuyt dented United’s title charge as Sir Alex Ferguson’s men endured a miserable day at Anfield. The Holland international plundered a hat-trick – the first for the club against the Red Devils since Peter Beardsley’s treble in 1990 – scoring twice before the break and completing his haul with 25 minutes remaining, on each occasion with a helping hand from Luis Suarez.

Liverpool 2 Manchester United 1 – Sept 13, 2008

Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez tasted Premier League victory over United for the first time since his arrival in 2004 courtesy of Ryan Babel’s late winner. Carlos Tevez had got the visitors off to the perfect start when he put them ahead with just three minutes gone, but the Reds were level after goalkeeper Edwin Van Der Sar palmed a cross against team-mate Wes Brown and saw the ball roll into his own net. Babel won it with 13 minutes remaining and United’s misery was compounded at the death when defender Nemanja Vidic was sent off for a second bookable offence.

Solskjaer hopeful trio will be fit for Man United's clash with Liverpool

  Solskjaer hopeful trio will be fit for Man United's clash with Liverpool Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is hopeful that Victor Lindelof, Luke Shaw and Paul Pogba will be fit for Manchester United’s crucial Premier League clash with Liverpool. English football’s biggest rivals lock horns at Anfield on Sunday afternoon, in what could be a huge day in the title race. United could be top of the table by the time the game kicks off, with a draw or win at Burnley on Tuesday night taking them to the summit. Speaking to the Guardian, Solskjaer revealed he believes Lindelof, Shaw and Pogba will be fit, despite them all battling respective injuries: “I hope for Liverpool, definitely.

United set up with a five -man defence and the intention of trying to hang on in there although there was a first 40 mins - Liverpool 1 Man Utd 0. Better from United as Pereira drives through the heart of the Roy Keane says he's concerned at the apparent mindset of the Manchester United players

Breaking news headlines about Liverpool v Manchester United linking to 1,000s of websites from around the world. A look at five of the most notable recent encounters between L'pool and Manchester United Sports Mole14:17. AFQ Football: Best Anfield Goals Against Man United The

Liverpool 2 Manchester United 3 – September 11, 1999

Jamie Carragher had a day to forget on an eventful afternoon on Merseyside. The defender headed a Ryan Giggs cross past his own goalkeeper Sander Westerveld to open the scoring and then bundled the ball into the Dutchman’s net for a second time a minute before the break. In the meantime, Andy Cole had made it 2-0 before Sami Hyypia reduced the deficit and although Patrik Berger gave the home side hope, United held firm despite Cole’s 71st-minute dismissal.

Liverpool 3 Manchester United 3 – January 4, 1994

In what proved to be one of Graeme Souness’ final games as Liverpool manager his side mounted a remarkable fightback after suffering a disastrous start to the game. Goals from Steve Bruce, Ryan Giggs and Denis Irwin inside the opening 24 minutes left the home side with a mountain to climb. But climb it they did as Nigel Clough’s double before half-time set up Neil Ruddock to snatch a point with a 79th-minute header.

Amazing statistic sums up Liverpool's recent drop-off and past dominance .
One incredible statistic perfectly sums up how dominant Liverpool once were, and how their form has tailed off in recent times. The Reds were beaten 1-0 at home to Burnley on Thursday night, as the 68-match unbeaten run ended in painful fashion. Liverpool are now fourth in the Premier League and without a win in their last five games, whereas they were once unstoppable. In fact, a stat that I researched and posted on Twitter shows that Jurgen Klopp’s side have actually dropped more points (three) than they did in almost an entire year between March 2019 and February 2020, when they won 35 and drew one of 36 games, spread across two separate seasons.

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