Manchester United sink Liverpool, unsavoury scenes at West Ham

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Marcus Rashford's double put the Red Devils ahead by half-time but Liverpool were gifted a lifeline in the second half when Bailly's botched clearance ended up beating David De Gea.

Liverpool entered Saturday's match against Manchester United as the Premier League's in-form side, having outperformed Manchester City in 2018 and looking likely to finish next best to them in the final table.

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes you need "luck or help" to get right decisions from officials against Manchester United.

'I don't think anybody could have had a big argument about the draw. We would have more points and it would change my life massively.


They're down to fourth in the table, five points behind United in second, and looked largely ineffective on Saturday against their rivals.

"First of all, we don't need to concede the two goals in the first half; for the rest, it was hard to break them down, they sit and hope for the best on the break".

Rashford was the local boy who had just scored a quite superb...

Earlier this season during United's win at Southampton, Mourinho was sent to the stands by Pawson for encroaching onto the field of play while telling his team to drop back.


"It didn't go our way because of the two goals we conceded", Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp said.

"We have to defend these situations better", Klopp told Sky Sports News after the game. You can not leave a player alone like Lukaku, everyone knows that and we trained that of course.

"The two goals made the game not easy".

In the North East, Newcastle United secured a 3-0 victory over Southampton to move five points clear of the bottom three, piling the pressure on Saints boss Mauricio Pellegrino.


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