According to the former English Premier League manager, Graeme Souness, Manchester United did a great job while Liverpool as fortunate.
But the Reds were able to score a late goal to draw things 1-1 in the English Premier League fixture.
And former footballer Graeme Souness believes the Red Devils did a great job while Liverpool was lucky.
“I thought Liverpool got away with it today, but you have to give credit to Manchester United as, during that first half, they worked their socks off,” Souness told Sky Sports.
“They didn’t allow Liverpool to get into the game at all.”
“Their midfield is known for their work-rate but they were outworked and bossed in there today,” he added.
“Overall, I think the result is fair if you examine the stats with 68 percent possession.”
He commented: “But United will take a lot from it. They turned up today – they looked organized and they did carry a threat.”
“Salah was out and Manchester United did a good job on their full-backs, except for the goal. But Liverpool has certainly got away with one today as a lot of their players didn’t turn up.”
“Liverpool have a midfield that will outwork anyone, but they got outworked in the first half which is very unusual,” he added.
“When they get to the last third, they haven’t really got any cuteness in the midfield but what they do have is workaholics, with Fabinho, Henderson, and Wijnaldum.”
“That’s why they huffed and puffed for large periods today as United sat so deep. It’s very harsh to be too critical on the Liverpool midfield,” Souness concluded.
— Katie Louise (@katiethxmson) October 20, 2019