Five things we learnt from Liverpool vs Manchester United

Liverpool were held to a stalemate 0-0 draw against Manchester United on Monday in what was a forgettable affair on Merseyside.

What many expected to be one of the most exciting fixtures of the Premier League season so far, instead turned out to be somewhat of a bore-fest with neither side offering any real threat to the opposition goal.

The first 45 minutes were mundane as both sides high pressure allowed neither chance to attack and find options through the middle of the park.

And while things did improve in the second half – with both Philippe Countinho and Roberto Firmino being denied by an excellent save from David De Gea and last ditch tackle from Antonio Valencia respectively – it certainly wasn’t a great spectacle.

A point will be enough for both sides to stay in contention for a top four challenge come the end of the season, however the home side will be upset they could not snatch all three points, especially considering their dominance late into the second half.

Here are five things we learnt from tonight’s game at Anfield…

 


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