◼️ With two goals by Marcus Rashford in the first half, Mourinho’s team surpassed Klopp’s, who answered with a goal against Eric Bailly.
In the best Mourinho style, Manchester United defeated Liverpool 2-1 on Saturday at Old Trafford, with two goals by Marcus Rashford, in a game corresponding to the 30th date of the Premier League and a direct duel for the second place.
Mou’s team hit the start, made the difference and fell back before those led by Jürgen Klopp, who, although they dominated a large part of the match, could not translate that possession into clear situations in David De Gea’s goal.
Rashford opened the score at 14 ‘with a great goal, entering the left corner of the area, hooked in and took a crossed right that left unanswered Karius. And, ten minutes later, after a classic pivoting of Lukaku, from the same area, the English forward of 20 years picked up a loose ball and took the German goalkeeper out of position.
Liverpool found the net at 66 ‘, after a Mané cross, Eric Bailly wanted to clear and ended up putting the ball into his own goal. The Ivorian defender, who was returning from a long period of inactivity, was injured on that same play.
Despite pushing in search of a draw, the Anfield squad were left empty-handed and placed in the third position, with 60 units. United, who counted on Alexis Sánchez during the 90 minutes, strengthens as City’s only runner-up, with 65 points.