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MNU VS LIV: Checkout 5 Previous Epic EPL Wins Between Man Utd And Liverpool At Old Trafford

In what has been a highlight in the domestic European Calendar, Manchester United and Liverpool will square up at Old Trafford in the Premier league this weekend for the 30th time since 1992. The rivalry that exists between these two sides cannot be overemphasized as both teams have always been about outdoing each other in the past. Statistically, their Premier league matches at the Theater of Dreams has produced 21 wins with the rest ending on even terms.

However, ahead of the crunch clash this Sunday, take a look at 5 previous epic wins that occurred for both sides at Old Trafford

1- Manchester United 2 vs 4 Liverpool (13 May 2021)

The game was initially scheduled to be played 11 days earlier, but due to a protest from the United supporters, it had to be rescheduled for another day. Although the fans did also attempt to disrupt the game again with another protest, the security protocols were able to subdue them thus allowing the match to go ahead as planned.

However, with Liverpool desperately in need of a result to keep their Champions league qualification hopes alive, goals from Mohamed Salah, Diogo Jota and Roberto Firmino proved crucial as Jurgen Klopp secured his first ever win at Old Trafford.

2- Manchester United 3 vs 2 (19 September 2010)

In what was a title winning season for the Red Devils, the visit from Liverpool was one of the thrilling games they encountered at home. With United lead 2-0 after 59 minutes, two goals from Steven Gerrard brought Liverpool back into the game before Dimitar Berbatov scored with 6 minutes to go to complete his hat-trick and earn his side all three points.

3- Manchester United 1 vs 4 Liverpool (14 March 2009)

With the title race looking like a one horse race, Liverpool managed to outdo their arch rival in this game although it had no effect on United's title ambitions as they went on to claim their 18th Premier league crown. Cristiano Ronaldo had given his side an early lead from the spot, but Fernando Torres and Steven Gerrard inspired the Reds to an emphatic comeback victory.

4- Manchester United 3 vs 0 Liverpool (23 March 2008)

In a game that Liverpool finished with 10 men, Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first ever Premier league goal against the Reds as United breezed to a 3-0 win.

5- Manchester United 4 vs 0 Liverpool (5 April 2003)

Ruud Van Nistelrooy scored twice from the spot coupled with goals from Ryan Giggs and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as the Red Devils proved too strong for their visitors. Till date, this remains the biggest win for Manchester United over Liverpool in the new league.

As stated earlier, there has been 21 wins between these two sides in the last 29 Premier league games at Old Trafford since 1992. To this, the Red contingent of Manchester boast 15 victories while the Reds have managed to come out top on 6 occasions. But regardless of who is the team on form or who has the highest win ratio, a game between United and Liverpool is one match that the world will always stop to watch.

All Images credit: Premierleague.com /Skysports.com /Manutd.com

Stats Credit: 11v11.com /Premierleague.com

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