Man United - Liverpool: Reds scored 13 goals in last three meetings against their rivals

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Man United - Liverpool: Reds scored 13 goals in last three meetings against their rivals
Liverpool were an offensive powerhouse in all three previous games
Liverpool were an offensive powerhouse in all three previous games
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Manchester United have had a woeful start to the season, suffering humiliating defeats against Brighton and Brentford, but will face no respite with Liverpool their next opponents on August 22nd.

Liverpool have a jaw-dropping recent record against United, scoring 13 goals in their last three games, conceding just two. Jurgen Klopp's hard-working, all-action outfit are the polar opposite of what the Red Devils currently represent, and they will be looking to deliver another hammer blow in the Premier League to Erik ten Hag.

13th May 2021, Manchester United - Liverpool 2:4

Match statistics

Dangerous attacks: 62:57.

The beginning of a one-sided rivalry between United and the current Premier League runners-up. Klopp was dealing with major defensive problems at the time, with centre backs Virgil van Dijk, Joel Matip and Ozak Kabak all out of action. 

The 20-year-old Rhys Williams, who was only playing his fourth game in the Premier League, was in the starting line-up. Alongside him was the slightly more experienced Nathaniel Phillips.

However, It may have helped that the Covid-19 pandemic meant that the game was played without spectators. With fans inside, Old Trafford could have been a lot more daunting.

A tight battle was finally decided in the 90th minute by Mohamed Salah, who dribbled from inside his own half and fired a clinical finish past the shrinking Dean Henderson. This started his goal-scoring streak against United

MNU 2-4 LIV | Manchester Utd - Liverpool

24th October 2021, Manchester United - Liverpool 0:5

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First half result: 0:4.

Perhaps unsurprisingly, this was Liverpool's biggest ever win at Old Trafford, trumping a 5-2 victory way back in 1936. The home side had to do without injured defender Raphael Varane and without him, their defence looked helpless against the sheer intensity of Liverpool's front line. Salah was the man again, scoring a hat-trick after Naby Keita and Diogo Jota had made it 2-0.

Cristiano Ronaldo's statement the day before the match - telling his critics that he would silence them by winning trophies with United - looked really foolish, much to the delight of the Reds fans.

Liverpool were all over their opponents, helped by Paul Pogba's red card in the 60th minute.

MNU 0-5 LIV | Manchester Utd - Liverpool

19 April 2022, Liverpool - Manchester United 4-0

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Shots in the 1st half: 9:0.

At the time, Liverpool were well and truly in a title race and gave their rivals an early indication that they were up for it. In the first half, United were totally run over, with Salah again on the scoresheet. The Egyptian assisted the first goal, scored the second in the 22nd minute - and the game was virtually over.

United started without Ronaldo, who was mourning the loss of his newborn son.

The away side suffered a seriously damaging loss in the fight for a Champions League slot, but in the end, they had to settle for Europa League qualification. Interim manager Ralf Rangnick spoke about the debacle and advised his successor to bring in at least six new players in the summer. Club legend Gary Neville also claimed he'd never seen such a poor game from Manchester United.

LIV 4-0 MNU | Liverpool - Manchester Utd