Five big issues Man United face after Liverpool draw

With all the talk of goals and free-flowing football, and Sky Sports’ cringe-inducing ‘Red Monday’ coverage, many had a sneaking suspicion Liverpool vs. Manchester United would be a damp squib. And that was indeed the case, as Jose Mourinho’s men nullified Jurgen Klopp’s flying Reds with a backs-to-the-wall performance reminiscent of when his Chelsea team killed the Merseysiders’ title hopes in 2013/14.

The 90 minutes at Anfield would not have been appreciated by lovers of goals, while tactical purists may have also found little to keep them going as Man United stuck resolutely to a back six when out of possession, with a further two holding midfielders in front, and played purely for the point – which, to their credit, they got.

However, result aside, it was a bleak night for the travelling fans (and those watching from further afield) and we at Football FanCast think there are some worrying trends emerging in the Red Devils’ camp. With that in mind, here are FIVE…