Liverpool destroyed Manchester United with a hat-trick from Mohamed Salah to win 5-0 at Old Trafford for Matchday 9 of the Premier League. They were winning 4-0 in the first half with goals from Naby Keita (5’), Diogo Jota (13’), and Salah (38’, 45+5’), who completed his hat-trick five minutes into the second half.
This was a crucial match for both teams, but especially Manchester United, who have been struggling in their last matches. Their bad state of form was clear from the beginning, with Liverpool taking control of the match right away.
It was an awful afternoon for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s boys who couldn’t do anything to contrarrest the absolute dominance of their rivals. Cristiano Ronaldo lost his patience and could have been expelled but the referee forgave him. Pogba, on the other hand, saw the red card and they still had to finish the match with 10 players.
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While the result was brutal for United, the team did have chances, but their defense was a shambles. Cristiano Ronaldo scored in the second half but he was offside. However, it didn’t matter much as the result was contundent from the beginning.
Of course, Liverpool fans were euphoric on social media, while United fans were sad and disappointed. United defense struggles were the main topic of the conversation on Twitter, with many jokes, memes and reactions. Here, check them all.