Final Up to date: February 24, 2019 10:12 pm
Manchester United’s draw with Liverpool earlier right now noticed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer grow to be the brand new proprietor of a Premier League file.
United host Liverpool
Historic rivalries had been renewed at Previous Trafford this afternoon, because the Purple Devils welcomed Liverpool to Manchester.
Either side headed into the conflict with essential season targets in thoughts.
Hosts United are contending with each Arsenal and Chelsea for a spot within the Premier League’s top-Four.
Liverpool, in the meantime, are within the midst of a closely-fought battle with Manchester Metropolis atop the English top-flight.
Man United Zero-Zero Liverpool
Because of this, when Michael Oliver’s whistle blew to set proceedings in motion at Previous Trafford, an enthralling, end-to-end matchup was widely-predicted.
Ultimately, nevertheless, when all was mentioned and carried out, what was performed out in Manchester proved to be extra drab than dynamic.
Defence dominated assault from begin to end, finally culminating in either side being pressured to make do with some extent via a Zero-Zero draw.
In actual fact, the principle speaking level surrounding the matchup concerned a quartet of first-half accidents, which noticed all of Juan Mata, Ander Herrera, Jesse Lingard and Roberto Firmino pressured off.
Four – There have been 4 first half substitutions within the Manchester United v Liverpool match; the primary time this has occurred since February 2009 (Wigan Athletic v Fulham). Hamstrung. pic.twitter.com/XSCZrxKKRs
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) February 24, 2019
Solskjaer the record-breaker
Nevertheless, whereas the stalemate at Previous Trafford supplied little when it comes to flashpoints on the pitch, it has since given rise to a brand new Premier League file.
On the again of his aspect’s draw, Manchester United supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has grow to be the first-ever tactician to rack up 26 level throughout their first 10 fixtures as a supervisor within the Premier League:
Solskjær makes historical past.
He turns into the primary ever Premier League supervisor to safe 26 factors of their first 10 video games. pic.twitter.com/b4jsOEvpCZ
— utdreport (@utdreport) February 24, 2019
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