Tag Archives: Manchester United

Liverpool beat Cardiff in nine-goal thriller

Liverpool twice came from behind to eventually beat Cardiff City 6-3 in South Wales on Saturday afternoon.

The Bluebirds took the lead through Jordan Mutch on nine minutes, before Reds top scorer Luis Suarez equalised soon after.

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Rodgers surprised at Moyes’ pre-match comments

Brendan Rodgers has admitted that he was surprised at David Moyes’ comments ahead of Liverpool’s trip to Old Trafford at the weekend, ESPN understands.

In the run up to the match, the Manchester United manager described his opponents as favourites, something which Rodgers say he would never say about a visiting team to Anfield.

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Liverpool beat United to close gap on leaders

Liverpool kept their title hopes alive with a famous 3-0 win over reigning champions Manchester United at Old Trafford.

Penalty kicks either side of half time from Steven Gerrard gave the visitors a comfortable lead, while Luis Suarez put the result beyond any doubt with a neat finish six minutes from time.

With the score at two nil, the Reds were awarded a third penalty in an incident that saw United captain Nemanja Vidic dismissed, but Gerrard, who went for the opposite corner to his previous two efforts, hit the post.

Brendan Rodgers’ men were superior in all areas, easing to a fifth straight league win, and tenth unbeaten.

They are now just four points behind leaders Chelsea with a game in a hand, after Jose Mourinho’s men were beaten 1-0 by Aston Villa on Saturday afternoon.

Arsenal beat Tottenham Hotspur to stay level on points with Liverpool, while title favourites Manchester City kept themselves in the hunt by beating Hull City.

Liverpool will now turn their attention to next Saturday’s trip to Cardiff City, while they host Sunderland four days later.

Should they take maximum points from both games, and Chelsea fail to beat Arsenal at the weekend, they will return to the summit with just seven games to left to play.

Sturridge calm ahead of United clash

Liverpool will be hoping to keep on the coattails of Premier League leaders Chelsea as they take on fierce rivals Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon.

The Reds, who could be as many as ten points behind Jose Mourinho’s men by Saturday evening, also have the chance to put distance between themselves and fifth place Tottenham Hotspur, who host Arsenal later in the day.

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Fowler confident ahead of Old Trafford trip

Former Liverpool striker Robbie Fowler believes his old club are favourites to beat Manchester United when the sides meet at Old Trafford at the weekend, according to the Express.

The Reds have not won on any of their last six trips to the home of their fierce rivals, but they go into Sunday’s clash with an eleven point lead over the current Premier League champions.

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Gerrard backs Sturridge to shine in Brazil

Steven Gerrard is confident that Daniel Sturridge can star at this summer’s World Cup finals in Brazil, TalkSport understands.

The striker has been in superb form since moving to Liverpool last January, scoring thirty-two appearances in thirty-nine appearances, while he netted his third senior England goal in their 1-0 win over Denmark last week.

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Liverpool rise to second after beating Southampton

Liverpool have moved up to second place in the Premier League after beating Southampton 3-0 at St Mary’s on Saturday afternoon.

Top scorer Luis Suarez opened the scoring on sixteen minutes with his first goal in six games, before Raheem Sterling doubled the visitors’ advantage just ahead of the hour mark.

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Agger and Johnson available for Fulham clash

Liverpool will be hoping to build on their magnificent 5-1 mauling of Arsenal at the weekend by taking another three points against bottom-of-the-table Fulham.

Daniel Agger and Glen Johnson are both back in training and could feature, though fellow defenders Mamadou Sakho and Jose Enrique and midfielder Lucas remain side-lined.

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Liverpool held by West Brom in race for fourth

Liverpool were unable to tighten their grip on fourth place after dropping two points against West Bromwich Albion on Sunday afternoon.

Daniel Sturridge had given Brendan Rodgers’ men a first half lead with his seventeenth goal of this season, though the Baggies were gifted the opportunity to equalise after a mistake from Kolo Toure.

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Reds to rival Arsenal for Morata

Liverpool are set to rival Arsenal in the race to sign Real Madrid starlet Alvaro Morata on loan, the Express understands.

The Gunners have been strongly linked with a move for the forward as they look to solve their attacking crisis, which was worsened this week by the news that Theo Walcott will be out of action for six months with a knee injury.

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