Reds and Red Devils Knot It at 1-1

Published on 16-Jan-2017 by srijan213
Soccer / Soccer Daily Update

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When the two most successful clubs in the Premiership battle it out, there are no style points.

Especially if you ask Liverpool's manager, Jürgen Klopp.

Dude doesn't dig the long ball.

Manchester United hosted its biggest rival, only for both sides to be disappointed by a 1-1 draw.

Still, this is always a special occasion, no matter where they play or for whatever reason. The two sides are only about 35 miles apart, and familiarity can indeed breed contempt.

However, Paul Pogba seemed more accommodating than violent when his clumsy attempt at defense on a set piece gave his guests the gift of a penalty.

James Milner hasn't missed a single shot from the spot this season, and wasn't about to start now:

What a rocket!

Nowhere else is a Liverpool goal more celebrated than at Old Trafford.

United was forced to let the Reds bask in it for quite a while before Zlatan Ibrahimović stepped up in the 84th minute to secure a point for his club:

The 'Pool at least pulled even with Tottenham for a share of second place, while United are still on the outside, looking in:

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