Memorable Liverpool v United clashes
LIVERPOOL and Manchester United meet at Anfield on Monday in a fixture widely regarded by supporters and players as fiercer and more important than the clubs’ respective city derbies.
Both teams have enjoyed dominant periods in the top flight – Liverpool before the dawn of the Premier League – but now are bidding to recapture past glory after relatively fallow periods.
This season’s clashes will have added spice with Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp and United’s Jose Mourinho – two of the world’s most highly regarded managers – trying to outwit each other in a battle that is sure to add to the list of great matches.
Here are five memorable clashes between the arch-rivals.