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In Pictures: Liverpool’s rivalry with Manchester United during the Premier League era

Jurgen Klopp’s Reds head to Old Trafford in fine form.

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, left, will be hoping to give Liverpool counterpart Jurgen Klopp a headache this weekend. (Martin Rickett/PA)
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, left, will be hoping to give Liverpool counterpart Jurgen Klopp a headache this weekend. (Martin Rickett/PA)

By Mark Mann-Bryans

Manchester United host Liverpool in the Premier League this weekend with the old rivals in differing form.

Jurgen Klopp’s Reds are gunning for a ninth win from nine as they look to reaffirm their place at the top of the table while Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side linger in 12th after a poor start.

Here, the PA news agency trawls the picture archives for some of the most memorable Premier League moments between the two teams.

Ryan Giggs, right, scored at Anfield as United raced into a three-goal half-time lead only for Liverpool to fight back and draw 3-3. (Malcolm Croft/PA)
Eric Cantona’s penalty secured a 2-2 draw at Old Trafford in 1995 as the Frenchman returned from a nine-month ban. (John Giles/PA)
Gary Pallister stunned the Kop as the United defender scored twice in a 3-1 win at Anfield in April 1997. (John Giles/PA)
Michael Owen’s equaliser earned Liverpool a point at Old Trafford in April 1998 – although he was sent off minutes later. (Rui Vieira/PA)
Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher scored two own goals in the same game as United won 3-2 at Anfield in September 1999. (Phil Noble/PA)
Danny Murphy hit the only goal of the game as Liverpool beat United in December 2000 for their first Premier League win in the fixture for five years. (Owen Humphreys/PA)
Murphy would repeat his heroics of a year earlier as he once again hit the only goal as Liverpool won at Old Trafford. (Phil Noble/PA)
Much-maligned United striker Diego Forlan scored twice in a win a Liverpool, capitalising on an error by Liverpool goalkeeper Jerzy Dudek in December 2002. (John Giles/PA)
Ruud van Nistelrooy scored two penalties as United beat 10-man Liverpool 4-0 in April 2003. (Martin Rickett/PA)
Murphy, for the third time, scored the winner at Old Trafford – this time a penalty in a 1-0 win in 2004. (Phil Noble/PA)
Wayne Rooney grabbed the winner on his first trip to Anfield as a Manchester United player. (PA Archive)
Rio Ferdinand headed in a last-minute winner against Liverpool in January 2006. (Martin Rickett/PA)
John O’Shea would follow in Ferdinand’s footsteps with a late winner at Anfield the following year. (Peter Byrne/PA)
Fernando Torres opened the scoring as Liverpool won 4-1 at Manchester United in March 2009. (Peter Byrne/PA)
Dimitar Berbatov hit a hat-trick to down Liverpool 3-2 at Old Trafford in 2010. (Gareth Copley/PA)
Dirk Kuyt, right, would return the favour later in the season – scoring all three as Liverpool won 3-1 at Anfield. (Peter Byrne/PA)
Steven Gerrard scored two penalties as Liverpool beat David Moyes’ Manchester United 3-0 in March 2014. (Peter Byrne/PA)
Gerrard was sent off just seconds after coming off the bench in what would be his last appearance against Manchester United. (Peter Byrne/PA)
Anthony Martial marked his Manchester United debut with a fine goal in a 3-0 win over Liverpool in September 2015. (Martin Rickett/PA)
Marcus Rashford scored twice as United beat Liverpool 2-1 in March 2018. (Martin Rickett/PA)
Xherdan Shaqiri, centre, scored twice off the bench as Liverpool secured a comfortable 3-1 win at home to United last season. (Peter Byrne/PA)
The defeat turned out to be Jose Mourinho’s final game in charge of United before he was sacked days later. (Peter Byrne/PA)



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