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Manchester United 0-5 Liverpool: Premier League Player Ratings

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It was an action-packed contest at Old Trafford, but all the good action came from the visitors, who were simply unplayable.

Liverpool wreaked havoc on an abysmal Manchester United side, beating their bitter rivals 5-0 in front in their Premier League meeting.

The Cristiano Ronaldo vs Mohamed Salah debate that has been heating up lately is settled for now at least as it was the latter who stole the show on Sunday by hitting a hat-trick and getting an assist. Ronaldo also did find the back of the net but he couldn’t celebrate as his effort was ruled marginally offside.

Naby Keita opened the floodgates just five minutes after kick-off, showing great composure to slip the ball past David de Gea after being released by Salah.

Appalling defending by United once again allowed their opponents to strike for a second time. No man in red was anywhere near Trent Alexander-Arnold’s inviting cross into the box, but Digo Jota was and he slid it into the back of the net.

Salah scored twice before the break and completed his hat-trick five minutes into the second half, bringing his tally of the season to a remarkable 15 goals in 12 games across all competitions.

Manchester United vs Liverpool Player Ratings

Manchester United: De Gea – 6, Wan-Bissaka – 2, Lindelof – 4, Maguire – 2, Shaw – 3, McTominay – 4, Fred – 3, Greenwood – 4, Fernandes – 3, Rashford – 3, Ronaldo – 5, Pogba – 2, Cavani – 5, Dalot – 5

Liverpool: Alisson – 6, Alexander-Arnold – 7, Konate – 7, Van Dijk – 6, Robertson – 7, Henderson – 7, Keita – 8, Milner – 6, Jota – 8, Firmino – 7, Salah – 9, Jones – 6, Oxlade-Chamberlain – 6, Mane – 6