Post-Match Analysis: Liverpool 2 – 0 Manchester United

Post-Match Analysis: Liverpool 2 – 0 Manchester United
January 19, 2020 Daniel Rhodes

Early goal by Van Dijk; late goal by Salah, bookending a comprehensive domination of a distinctly average visiting Manchester United side. While the baby-faced Mr Bean-like assassin refused to call Liverpool great before the game, calling our achievements this season “decent”, I’m not sure he realises the implications for his own side. If Liverpool are decent, Manchester United are the faecal matter staining pavements all over the world; the substandard lack of footballing quality clear for all to see; the lack of ambition in their tactics illustrative of the limited ‘ability’ of a Hodgson-esque manager, who defies all logic to still have a job despite only winning one game in three; but as we know, Liverpool aren’t decent, they are one of the best ever club sides, breaking records on a game-by-game basis, and it was no different in this match against the Red Devils.

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