Liverpool travelled to Old Trafford on Saturday to face Manchester United in a Northwest derby that could well have a decisive say on the final standings at the end of May, with the two rivals starting the day just one position apart in the Premier League table.
But it was the Red Devils who started the encounter on the front foot, as Dejan Lovren – who Transfermarkt value at £15.3million – and Trent Alexander-Arnold twice failed to deal with Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford following long balls from David De Gea.
Liverpool did respond in the second half as United looked to hold onto what they had, the pressure finally telling when Eric Bailly inadvertently put the ball into his own net. However, Jurgen Klopp’s side just couldn’t equalise in an eventual defeat.
So, Liverpool fans, was Lovren the ultimate cause of the 2-1 loss at Old Trafford, and which Reds stars impressed you despite the result? Let us know by taking part below and giving each player a performance rating out of ten…