Liverpool embarrassed Manchester United and their under-fire boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in front of a horrified Old Trafford crowd by beating them.
Liverpool emphasized the wide disparity between the teams in ruthless fashion on a day of severe disgrace for United and Solskjaer, ten years and one day after they lost 6-1 at home to Manchester City. Mohamed Salah, as expected, was their biggest source of misery, scoring a hat-trick, the first of which marked his 10th consecutive game with a goal.
After an uninspired and disorganized performance, Solskjaer and his team made a sad figure as they faced the full anger of their own fans, especially at halftime.
Liverpool ripped United open just five minutes as Salah set Naby Keita through to score at the Stretford End, giving United cause for concern. Diogo Jota then sneaked in unmarked at the back post eight minutes later to add a second from Trent Alexander-ball. Arnold’s
The rest was routine as Liverpool strolled to win in front of tens of thousands of empty red seats left by home fans.
Source: BBC Sport