Liverpool delivered an annihilation problem on Manchester United on Sunday even, battering the hosts 5-0 at Old Trafford in a game that saw atmospheric pressure ride further on under-fire coach Ole Gunnar Solsjkaer. The norwegian could only watch on dismay as the Merseyside english carved his Red Devils to shreds, and a hat-trick from Mohamed Salah provided the choice highlight of an incredible bet on of football, for one side at least.


Jurgen Klopp ‘s side arrived with attack captive ; and they were one up within five minutes, Salah turning provider for Naby Keita to slide beyond a hapless David de Gea. Transfers Arsenal want Isak after urging clubs to make Aubameyang offer – newspaper orotund 7 HOURS AGO It would go from bad to worse eight minutes belated ; a defensive miscommunication between compatriots Luke Shaw and Harry Maguire paved the way for Keita to feed Trent Alexander-Arnold, who found the returning Diogo Jota sliding in at the back adhere to double Liverpool ‘s cushion. Salah notched the first for his own reckoning on 38 minutes, with Klopp ‘s men slicing the hosts apart : Roberto Firmino, Jota, Keita sliding it across, and the egyptian beat Victor Lindelof to the cross at the near post for 3-0 . He then doubled his winnings on the accident of half clock time ; kamikaze United defend from a harmful Liverpool throw, with Lindelof, Maguire and Shaw all sucked in by the musket ball, and Firmino turned the tight-marking United captain and fed his talismanic right winger, who did the rest. Four. Cristiano Ronaldo was fortunate not to be sent off for kicking out at substitute Curtis Jones before the break, and United ‘s poor discipline would be a recurring theme late on in the match, with Paul Pogba himself given his marching orders for a dangerous challenge on Keita after a VAR interposition. ‘I do n’t want to be in Solskjaer ‘s shoes now ‘ – Klopp after Liverpool slam dance Man Utd But that was not before Salah sealed his hat-trick : just sublime from the aureate boy, and Reds captain Jordan Henderson created it, robbing Fred and Pogba in the engine board, bending a beautiful ball into the path of his rapid team-mate, who finished with aplomb. Supporters booed and jeered, left early, and Solskjaer could merely watch on in repugnance as his Halloween nightmare came early. For Liverpool, a real stamp of their assurance on the title race. United are dead in the water ; Liverpool were bubbling, but they ‘ve exploded into biography off the back of this resultant role. Liverpool ‘s Guinean midfielder Naby Keita ( 2nd R ) celebrates with teammates after scoring the open goal during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Liverpool at Old Trafford image credit : Getty Images


The home side were blue, but take nothing away from Liverpool. Klopp has masterminded an incredible strategy with an improbable side. They deserve everything they got today, and they were fabulous throughout. The changes Klopp made pre-match were excellent, with Ibrahima Konate and Jota brilliant throughout. But it was all about Salah, as he compounded United ‘s woes, exploiting every defensive mistake made to seal a dream day for every liverpudlian loss .


Manchester United: De Gea 6, Wan-Bissaka 5, Lindelof 3, Maguire 4, Shaw 5, Fred 2, McTominay 3, Rashford 5, Fernandes 5, Greenwood 4, Ronaldo 5. Subs : Pogba 2, Cavani 5, Dalot 5. Liverpool: Alisson 6, Alexander-Arnold 7, Konate 8, Van Dijk 7, Robertson 7, Henderson 7, Keita 9, Milner 6, Jota 7, Firmino 7, Salah 10.

Subs : Jones 6, Chamberlain 6, Mane 6. Solskjaer feels ‘ rock bottom ’ but believes in himself after Liverpool slam dance Man Utd


Who else ? The egyptian charming struck gold with a charming three to silence Old Trafford. A dispatch performance where he tormented Luke Shaw and Harry Maguire, exploiting every blade of eatage between them in that dangerous right half-space he loves to work in with that left boot. He was in the right place at the right time whenever he was needed, and he was instrumental in the build-up bring to produce a dispatch, first performance. There ‘s nothing he ca n’t do correct immediately .


5′: GOALLLL!!!!! Liverpool ! With their first probability of the game ! Naby Keita with the polish ; and United are carved outdoors, Salah is found with a acute pass through the lines by Firmino, and the egyptian slides the Guinean in, who calmly slots home. The Reds of Merseyside lead. 13′: GOAL!!!! It ‘s Jota this time, all stemming from a defensive misconstrue between Luke Shaw and Harry Maguire. Keita exploits it, he feeds trent Alexander-Arnold, and Klopp ‘s plan works ; Jota slides in at the back stick. 2-0. Shambles for Solskjaer. 38′: GOALLL!!! It ‘s three ! Mohamed Salah ! ! Kamikaze defending from United. The Reds slice the Devils apart, Firmino, Jota, to Keita, and Salah beats Lindelof at the dear post and flicks it past de Gea. 3-0, game over, surely. 45′: GOALLL!!! It ‘s four. Mo Salah however again. Catastrophic for United at the back. Maguire is pulled across, turned, Shaw is hung out to dry by Fred who is lured in by Firmino, and he feeds the egyptian, who ca n’t believe his luck. 50′: GOALLLL!!!! Salah gets his hat-trick ! baggy from Fred and Pogba in the midfield, they lose monomania all besides well, and Henderson bends a beautiful outside-of-the-boot pass into Salah ‘s path, and he dinks over de Gea for five. 52′: GOAL! Ronaldo ! A fantastic finish, and the Portuguese cuts inside Trent Alexander-Arnold, and arrows a shot into the far corner for 5-1. // Being check … disallowed. He’s offside. 61′: It’s red. United down to 10, and it just gets bad to worse. Pogba is sent off. Naby Keita of Liverpool is fouled by Paul Pogba of Manchester United leading to a crimson poster being shown following a VAR review during the Premier League equal between Manchester United and Liverpool at Old Trafford picture credit : Getty Images


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