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2016/10/17 | 21:00 |  English Premier League | Anfield, Liverpool |  Full Time
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As it happened: Liverpool 0-0 Man United

2016-10-17 23:00
Last Updated at 01:11
17 Oct 22:57

That is all folks, Thank You for choosing Sport24 to catch this Premier League encounter between Liverpool and Manchester United at Anfield.

A dull 0-0 is how it ends! 

Enjoy the rest of your week...

17 Oct 22:53
94' The referee blows his whistle and brings this Premier League clash to an end.
17 Oct 22:51
92' Luke Shaw is brought on for Ashley Young...
17 Oct 22:50
91' United clearly looking for a draw now as they putting in hard tackles. Mourinho will be happy if the scores stays this way.
17 Oct 22:48
90' Three minutes of additional time added on...
17 Oct 22:48
89' Zlatan Ibrahimovic receives a yellow card for a late tackle on Can...
17 Oct 22:44
85' Double substitution for Liverpool. Firmino and Milner off, Origi and Moreno on.
17 Oct 22:42
83' Antonio Valencia with goal scoring save on Firmino... Mourinho breathes a sigh of relief.
17 Oct 22:39
81' FELLAINI!!! His header goes wide from a Blind corner...
17 Oct 22:36
78' Lallana using his dancing feet to get through United's defence and lays it off for Can who then touches it to the side for Coutinho only for the Brazilians shot to be blocked.
17 Oct 22:35
76' Wayne Rooney on for Marcus Rashford...
17 Oct 22:34
73' Remains all Liverpool in attack as United are just soaking in the pressure.
17 Oct 22:30
70' SAVE! Out of nowhere Coutinho whips a shot from range into the top left corner but de Gea leaps and palms it away.
17 Oct 22:22
63' Liverpool have been the better side in this second-half...
17 Oct 22:21
62' Lallana and Firmino playing a smart one-two and the Englishman gets the last say with his shot going wide.
17 Oct 22:19
60' Substitution Daniel Sturridge Adam Lallana
17 Oct 22:18
58' SAVE! Top class save from de Gea as Can darts his way unexpectedly with the ball at his feet inside the 18th area and hits a low hard shot into the bottom right corner only for the Spaniard to fall quickly and punches the ball away.
17 Oct 22:17
56' Herrera is penalised now, as he collides with Coutinho and the Brazilian goes to ground.
17 Oct 22:13
54' ZLATAAAN!! The Swede receives a great ball from Pogba but instead of stabbing his headed effort towards goal he attempts to lay it off for a United player in the 18th area... however there is no red shirts.
17 Oct 22:11
51' Lots of passion from both sides but the quality of football has been poor.
17 Oct 22:10
49' Keeper flop by Karius as he receives a back pass but then passes it straight into the path of Pogba. The Frenchman passes it to Ibrahimovic, who to Liverpool's luck, is offside.
17 Oct 22:07
47' The last time Liverpool were held goalless at home in the League? 17th January earlier this year...
17 Oct 22:04
45' Second-half is underway...
17 Oct 21:51
That is it folks HALF-TIME... Grab a cold one in the meantime!
17 Oct 21:50
46' Henderson tackles Herrera and Yound is not impressed with challenge and queries the referee on giving the Liverpool captain a yellow card but instead finds himself in the referee's book.
17 Oct 21:48
45' A minute of stoppage time added...
17 Oct 21:47
44' Sturridge falls smartly as Bailly is breathing down his neck and the referee issues the United defender with a yellow card. 
17 Oct 21:45
41' Pogba picks up a lose ball and darts forward with a hungry Zlatan Ibrahimovic in chase as well. He plays a smart through the middle of the park for the Swede and Zlatan chases with Matip on his shoulder. Ibrahimovic tries to round Matip but the referee is not having it. Once again too handsy!
17 Oct 21:42
39' Mane and Coutinho are finding space between United's packed midfield.
17 Oct 21:41
37' Liverpool piling on the pressure now on United. Nervy defending from the Red Devils. 
17 Oct 21:40
35' Liverpool 0-0 Man United
17 Oct 21:40
32' Great clearance by de Gea and he finds Young who then darts forward and whips in a deep cross for Zlatan... The Swede keeps himself handsy and pushes Lovren which the referee sights. Free-kick!
17 Oct 21:37
30' Henderson with a searching cross as United lose focus in defence and Bailly lets Firmino go into space and the Brazilian has time on his hands to head to ball towards Sturridge but instead goes for goal... de Gea palms the effort easily. 
17 Oct 21:34

29' Free-kick for Liverpool following a challenge from Herrera on Coutinho. The two exchange a few words as the game suddenly heats up. But the free-kick is straight towards de Gea.

17 Oct 21:31

27' Possession so far...

Liverpool 58%-42% Manchester United

17 Oct 21:29
25' Rashford runs at Milner and does a stepover and bursts past him. He teases a low cross into the 18th area, which Karius just about gets a touch on to divert it out.
17 Oct 21:28
24' Rashford now giving the ball away too easily. Playing on the right where he is less effective. 
17 Oct 21:25
23' Coutinho finally finding space in midfield and darts his way from the left  flank into midfield before playing a through ball to Sturridge but the forward could not contain it. 
17 Oct 21:23
20' Fellaini doing the cleaning up yet again as he steals it off Henderson. The Belgian has been superb so far.
17 Oct 21:22
20' Liverpool 0-0 Man United
  • 93'

    FULL TIME: Tactics won the day, United won their point. De Gea kept United in the game which finishes 0-0. Thank you for joining us.

  • 92'

    SUBSTITUTION: Young is brought off for Shaw as Mourinho looks to waste more time.

  • 91'

    BOOKING: Fellaini becomes the fourth United player in the book for a hack at the heels.

  • 90'

    There will be 3 minutes of added time at Anfield.

  • 90'

    BOOKING: Ibrahimovic is booked for a late clash with Can.

  • 86'

    SUBSTITUTION: Liverpool make a double change. Divock Origi comes on for Roberto Firmino, who was struggling with a bit of cramp. Alberto Moreno replaces James Milner at left-back.

  • 84'

    Valencia with a match-saving challenge! Firmino looked to be clean through but a heavy touch took it away from him.

  • 81'

    With 10 minutes remaining, Man United win their first corner. Blind's out-swinger picks out Fellaini but his effort is headed wide.

  • 77'

    SUBSTITUTION: Wayne Rooney enters the fray! Marcus Rashford is the player to give way.

  • 72'

    The referee stops play after a nasty, but accidental, collision between James Milner and Rashford. Both players are receiving treatment.

  • 71'

    CHANCE! Best of the game! A devilish strike from range from Coutinho is unbelievably saved by De Gea who gets a hand to it to stop the ball going into the top corner. What a block!

  • 66'

    Smalling does well to intervene after a one-two between Coutinho and Lallana which nearly saw the England midfielder get a shot away in the area.

  • 64'

    STAT: Man United have had just 34% possession in the 2nd period. Much better stuff from Liverpool.

  • 60'

    SUBSTITUTION: Daniel Sturridge is taken off for Adam Lallana, who makes his return from injury.

  • 58'

    Great save from De Gea, who gets a strong right hand to Can's effort. The German midfielder bulldozed his way in the area but couldn't prod passed the goalkeeper. Fantastic save.

  • 55'

    Chance for United! Pogba does brilliantly to cross far post for Zlatan but the big striker's made a big mess of that, heading backwards. That should be 1-0.

  • 49'

    A heart in mouth moment for Karius who fails to deal with a back pass, squaring his clearance straight at Pogba. The midfielder plays in Zlatan who is flagged offside.

  • 46'

    SECOND HALF: We're back underway for the second half. No changes for either side at the break.

  • 46'

    HALF TIME: A stalemate at the break, with neither side having any clear cut chances. Hopefully we'll see more action rather than tactics in the second period.

  • 46'

    BOOKING: Ashley Young gets a yellow for suggesting to the referee should book Jordan Henderson. You're not the referee, mate!

  • 45'

    There will be 1 minute of stoppage time at the end of the first half, which United have had the better of.

  • 44'

    BOOKING: Bailly gets the first yellow of the match for tripping Sturridge, although the England international went down softly.

  • 39'

    Liverpool have grown into the match, though their final ball is still lacking.

  • 34'

    Clyne and Mane combine well down Liverpool's right with the fullback making his way into the area. Young slides in to disposes Clyne and Liverpool win a corner.

  • 31'

    Anthony Taylor has a job on his hands here as United's high pressing sees them give away 2 or 3 quick free kicks. First fiery moments of the match are emerging.

  • 30'

    Chance! Liverpool's best moment of the game sees Henderson cross to the far post where Firmino heads toward goal. The effort lacks any power, however, and is an easy catch for De Gea.

  • 25'

    Rashford puts in a dangerous cross from the right which bounces just ahead of Karius, who gets a touch on it to divert it away from danger.

  • 23'

    Can strikes from way out but fires his shot into the Anfield Road End.

  • 21'

    Liverpool aren't doing themselves any favours as poor first touches and sloppy passes see them struggle to keep any meaningful possession.

  • 17'

    Zlatan strikes from outside the area after working some space for himself, his shot is kindly deflected for Karius who claims easily. United have definitely made the better start here.

  • 14'

    Pogba has a shot from range, but it's high and wide. Poor effort.

  • 9'

    There's a high intensity to the match, with neither side wanting to make an error. United have had the ball in more advanced positions, but neither goalkeeper has been tested yet.

  • 6'

    The first attacking set peice goes United's way. Ibrahimovic takes the free kick, deciding to shoot from long range. His shot is one of the worst you'll see all season. It's probably still rising.

  • 4'

    Manchester United's tactic early on is clear: Press Liverpool and don't give them any time or space on the ball. Every time a man in Red gets possession, he's quickly closed down by a United opponent.

  • 2'

    Marcus Rashford gets a talking to after going in hard and late on James Milner. Another one like that and the youngster will be in the book.

  • 0'

    KICK OFF: And we're off! An incredible rendition of You'll Never Walk Alone is bellowed out by the Anfield faithful.

  • 0'

    The sides are making their way out onto the Anfield pitch. Kick off will follow shortly.

  • 0'

    Jose Mourinho makes two changes to the Manchester United side. Marouane Fellaini and Ashley Young are selected ahead of Juan Mata and Jesse Lingard. Luke Shaw is named among the substitutes while Martial misses out altogether.

  • 0'

    Adam Lallana is only fit enough for the bench. Gini Wijnaldum fails to recover from a hip problem. Daniel Sturridge and Emre Can come into the starting XI.

  • 0'

    Liverpool XI: Karius; Clyne, Matip, Lovren, Milner; Henderson, Can; Coutinho, Firmino, Mane; Sturridge. Man Utd XI: De Gea; Valencia, Bailly, Smalling, Blind; Fellaini, Pogba; Rashford, Herrera, Young; Ibrahimovic.

  • 0'

    Good evening and welcome to our coverage of tonight's crunch Premier League match between Liverpool and Man United, live from Old Trafford.

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    • 44' Eric Bailly
    • 45' Ashley Young
    • 90' Zlatan Ibrahimovic
    • 90' Marouane Fellaini
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  • Loris Karius
  • Nathaniel Clyne
  • Dejan Lovren
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  • Philippe Coutinho
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  • David de Gea
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  • Paul Pogba
  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic
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  • Daley Blind
  • Ashley Young
  • Marcus Rashford
  • Ander Herrera
  • Antonio Valencia
  • Marouane Fellaini
  • Marko Grujic
  • Ragnar Klavan
  • Alberto Moreno
  • Adam Lallana
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  • Marcos Rojo
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  • Wayne Rooney
  • Jesse Lingard
  • Michael Carrick
  • Sergio Romero
  • Luke Shaw

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