Shots on targetManchester United:2 ¦ Liverpool: 2 Both sides had two shots on target but it was the Red Devils that made the most of their chances as Marcus Rashford fired (twice) United into a 2-0 lead before the half hour mark.
Shots off targetManchester United:1 ¦ Liverpool:8 The clash recorded about 9 shots off target in the duel as United shot wide on one occasion during the game. The kops showed their attacking wares but needed to do more to hit the target in the match. This saw them shot wide on several (8) occasions in the match.
PossessionManchester United:32 ¦ Liverpool:68 The Reds had a superior possession ratio to United as they finished the match with 68% of the ball as compared to United’s 32% of the ball during the 90 minutes. Klopp’s men dominated the match thanks to Alex-Oxlade Chamberlain’s pace and agility in midfield but Mourinho and his wards did the needful to seal an important 2-1 home win.
CornersManchester United:1 ¦ Liverpool:13 The Red Devils had limited chance at goal compared to Liverpool as they recorded a single corner in the tie. Liverpool had series of chances and accounted (cumulated) for about 13 corner-kicks in the match as United were kept under pressure in the game. At the end United prevailed due to their defensive discipline at the heart of the defence.
OffsidesManchester United:3 ¦ Liverpool:0 Here Liverpool showed more aerial awareness as they had no issue with offside during the 90 minutes. Untied were flagged Offsides as the likes of Marcus Rashford and Romelu Lukaku (in particular) attempted to find the breakthrough during the game with the aid of quick transition play.
FoulsManchester United:10 ¦ Liverpool:16 The match cumulated about 10+16=26 fouls as physical duels ensued among both sides. Jurgen Klopp’s side committed 16 fouls in the entire match where as United committed 10 as both sides sought for the all important three points at stake.
Yellow CardsManchester United:2 ¦ Liverpool:1 The match official (center referee) moderated the clash to an extent. Goal scorer Marcus Rashford and Antonio Valencia was booked in the 27th and 89th minute respectively. Former Arsenal star Alex-Oxlade Chamberlain got into the referee’s booking in the 35th minute for Liverpool.
Goal-KickManchester United:10 ¦ Liverpool:5 15 goals-kicks were cumulated during the 90 minute contest as both sides exerted pressure at both ends of the pitch. This got Untied conceding 10 goal-kicks in comparison to Liverpool’s 5 goal-kicks in the entire match. FOLLOW ARSEDEVILS FOR MORE UPDATES ON MANCHESTER UNITED