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90+5'
FULL-TIME: Liverpool hang on to clinch a 1-0 success courtesy of Daniel Sturridge's fourth minute winner. A great result for the Reds.
90+4'
You'll Never Walk Alone belting out around Anfield now. Can Liverpool hold on? Just seconds left... Here comes Sterling, who skins Ferdinand before forcing a great save out of De Gea. Almost a clincher there.
90+3'
Liverpool trying to keep possession down in the right-hand corner with Wisdom. The Reds attempting to run down the clock.
90+2'
Five minutes added. Liverpool will think that is an eternity. It's all United.
90+1'
Van Persie fires it into the mix but Enrique heads clear.
90'
 
Lucas booked for a silly challenge on Cleverley. Free-kick on the far right. Big moment here.
89'
Liverpool hanging on here as United press again.
88'
Sturridge leads the Liverpool charge but sees the heat taken out of his shot by Vidic. Easy for De Gea.
87'
CHANCE! Hernandez plays Van Persie in on the right side of the area but the Holland striker fizzes wide at the near post. Big miss for Moyes and co.
86'
Nani launches it into the box but it's way over everyone's head and Liverpool survive on this occasion.
85'
Valencia wins a free-kick off Sterling on the far right for handball. United with a chance to whip one in here.
84'
 
LIVERPOOL SUB: Coutinho replaced by Luis Alberto.
Liverpool Substitution
82'
Hernandez flicks an overhead to Van Persie and when the ball breaks back to him he unleashes a low shot from 25 yards that is straight at Mignolet.
81'
We've seen very little of Liverpool as an attacking force in this second half. Here come the champions once again.
80'
Ten minutes left. Are we set for late drama here? It's been bubbling away so far this afternoon but not really taken off.
79'
United will want to work the ball out to their left where Wisdom has taken up his position. The defender can play at right back but is much happier at centre back.
78'
 
LIVERPOOL SUB: A blow for the hosts as Johnson limps off to be replaced by Andre Wisdom.
Liverpool Substitution
77'
GREAT SAVE! Mignolet dives to his left to beat away a thumping drive from Nani after a fine run from the right by the United winger.
76'
Evra is back on his feet but Johnson appears to be limping. The England right-back has been superb today, so Liverpool will be hoping he can shake it off.
75'
Bone-crunching challenge involving Evra and Johnson with the latter coming out on top. Evra is down clutching his knee but it was a great tackle.
74'
Liverpool trying to shut up shop here which is very dangerous to do against Man United. The Red Devils continue to probe but have not asked enough questions of Mignolet as of yet.
73'
 
UNITED SUB: Giggs replaced by Javier Hernandez.
73'
Vidic rolls a weak back pass towards De Gea that almost gifts Johnson a run at goal. Great goalkeeping by the United stopper to get there first and boot it to safety.
Manchester United Substitution
72'
Valencia currently off the pitch receiving treatment for a head injury.
71'
On Twitter, @BerheMIT reckons Liverpool will hold onto this lead and that they will finish in the top four. A bold prediction! Still 20 minutes or so left here.
70'
Giggs is looking to score for United in a 24th consecutive season.
69'
Giggs meets it at the near post with a flick header, but it's straight at Mignolet.
68'
United win their seventh corner of the match. Can they make it count?
67'
Both managers screaming instructions from the touchline. This is a massive game for them.
66'
Nani tries to beat three on the edge of the Liverpool box but he's easily muscled out of it. More frustration for the champions.
65'
Not much happening of note at the moment. United knocking the ball around without any real incision.
64'
Carrick picks up the ball in his own half and pumps a pointless ball straight down the middle and into the grateful arms of Mignolet.
63'
 
UNITED SUB: Nani replaces Young.
Manchester United Substitution
62'
On Twitter, we've had a flurry of views and predictions. @rouslanh reckons Liverpool will triumph 2-1, as does @Lindu_95. But @AshkanRED says: "It's a 50-50 match - but we ( UNITED ) can win tonight."
61'
 
LIVERPOOL SUB: Aspas replaced by Raheem Sterling.
60'
Liverpool set to make their first sub.
Liverpool Substitution
59'
 
Young booked for pulling back Henderson. United's yellow cards are mounting up.
58'
Welbeck powers into the Liverpool area on the left and goes down after a coming together with Aspas. No penalty. The home team's players are furious with Welbeck for going down too easily.
56'
Evra lines up a shot... another block. United continue to press for that equaliser.
55'
STAT ALERT: United have won at Anfield 10 times in the Premier League. Liverpool have triumphed on seven occasions. It is the best record of any visiting team to Anfield during that era.
54'
Mignolet comes and gets a good punch on the corner. United well on top but Gerrard wins a free-kick in the centre circle to give his team some respite.
53'
United the stronger side so far in this half. Valencia surges in behind Liverpool down the right but Agger is across to block the cross. Another corner. Great ball by Giggs to pick out that run from Valencia.
52'
CLOSE! Agger fails to get any length on his headed clearance, allowing Young the chance to crash in a goal-bound volley that is superbly blocked by Johnson.
51'
Van Persie winds up his left foot and fizzes in a volley! Good block by Skrtel. Corner to Moyes' men.
50'
STAT ALERT: Man United have won 14 of their last 21 away league games. Their last defeat on the road came at Norwich in mid-November (unbeaten in last 13).
49'
Carrick goes through the back of Aspas. He's already been booked but the referee opts to just give him a severe talking to.
48'
Johnson heads Giggs' right-wing cross out for a corner. Young arcs it towards Vidic at the far post but it's far too deep and rolls harmlessly out of play.
47'
GREAT STAT: The last time United came to Anfield without Alex Ferguson in charge was on February 9, 1986 when Colin Gibson scored in a 1-1 draw. John Wark equalised for Liverpool. Moyes was playing as a centre-back for Bristol City in the thrd Division.
46'
KICK OFF! Liverpool restart the match.
45+2'
HALF-TIME: Liverpool lead 1-0 courtesy of Daniel Sturridge's fifth goal of the season. United have pressed but have yet to truly test Mignolet.
45+1'
A United attack down the left ends with Young sending a devilish cross in towards Van Persie, who claims Skrtel knocked him on the head with his elbow. A coming together ensues with Gerrard involved in a heated debate with the United striker. Referee Andre Marriner takes the two captain's to one side in order to defuse the situation.
45'
Two minutes of added time.
44'
United showing some real signs of frustration now. Twice Giggs wastes good situations down the right, much to the delight of the Kop.
43'
What are your views at this halfway point? Can United turn this around and secure Moyes' first Anfield win? Or are Liverpool going to make it three wins out of three? Tweet us your thoughts and we'll include the best right here.
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42'
It's been an intriguing first half at Anfield. Liverpool raced out of the traps and have looked menacing on the counter attack. United have had some good openings but the final ball hasn't been quite right.
41'
 
Carrick booked.
40'
United pressing. The ball is worked out to the left for Young who curls in a delightful cross towards Welbeck... but it's just too high. Aspas leads a Liverpool break and Carrick drags him back to concede a tactical free-kick.
39'
 
Van Persie lunges in on Agger as he attempts to clear. The Dutchman goes into the book. That was pure frustration after wasting a good opening on the right and not winning a free-kick off Lucas.
39'
Valencia taking up the right-back position. Is that a big gamble by Moyes? Or does he see Liverpool's left side as weak defensively with Coutinho and Enrique operating in those positions?
38'
 
UNITED SUB: Jones replaced by Valencia.
38'
Neat feet by Mignolet as he side steps an attempted challenge by Welbeck.
37'
Coutinho steps up for the free-kick but curls it harmlessly over the bar. A waste for Liverpool as that was a good position.
Manchester United Substitution
36'
 
Aspas booked for gesturing for a card for Cleverley.
35'
 
Cleverley booked for the foul.
34'
United furious that Liverpool didn't put the ball out of play after Jones went down injured. He's now receiving treatment.
33'
Coutinho rampages towards goal but sees his run brought to an abrupt halt by Tom Cleverley on the edge of the area.
32'
Jones powers down the right but hangs a poor ball into the area that allows Mignolet to come and claim.
31'
Van Persie on the periphery of this game so far. But he only needs a second to change a game. The Dutch star has scored 76 goals in his last 95 Premier League appearances.
30'
Van Persie skips to the right byline but sees his clever ball brilliantly defended by Enrique, who chests it away from goal and brings it away.
29'
A lull in the proceedings as a spell of Liverpool possession goes nowhere.
27'
It's been quite an even contest with United possibly having the better openings overall. But as it stands, it's Liverpool who lead by that early Strurridge goal.
26'
Gerrard curls it over the wall but it's simple enough for De Gea, who dives to his right and holds it with ease.
25'
Liverpool win a free-kick after a strong run on the counter attack from Johnson. It's 25-30 yards out and dead central. Gerrard will no doubt fancy this. Danger for the visitors.
24'
Elsewhere today, Swansea are leading 1-0 at West Brom.
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23'
Skrtel fires a 40-yard ball towards the galloping run of Henderson down the right. Unlucky. Nice idea and a clever dart from the former Sunderland man but it eventually runs out of play.
22'
Great back heel from Welbeck almost gets Giggs in on goal but Liverpool just about get it clear. Nice touch from the England striker.
21'
Good feet from Coutinho once again as he skips beyond two and curls a 20-yard shot straight at David de Gea.
20'
Gerrard whips it into the danger area but Vidic is there to get a big header on it and clear the area.
19'
Coutinho with some great skills to dance beyond Giggs twice before being shoved to the floor by Van Persie. Free-kick to Liverpool on the left, 35 yards from goal.
17'
United are pressing and history would suggest they will create plenty of chances here. STAT: United have failed to score in ONLY three of the last 17 league visits in front of the Kop and have found the net in all but two of the last 12.
16'
STAT ALERT: Only twice in the Premier League era have Liverpool won their opening three games of a Premier League campaign - in 1993-94 and 1994-95.
15'
CHANCE! United are knocking on the door. Welbeck turns in the area and looks certain to level until a last-ditch challenge by Glen Johnson denies him. Jose Enrique completes the clearance, pinching the ball away from Van Persie on the follow up.
14'
Gerrard attempts a 40-yard ball out to the left wing. Poor attempt by the England skipper. goal kick to United.
13'
HALF CHANCE! The low corner from the left is dummied at the near post by Michael Carrick and goes through a whole host of players before brushing off the toe of Van Persie, who can't react in time to get a shot away.
12'
Young delivers a low, testing ball towards Vidic. Well defended by Liverpool. Corner to United.
11'
United win a free-kick on the left, deep in Liverpool territory. Young and Giggs over it.
10'
Welbeck shifts the ball into the space just outside the area and flashes in a shot that Mignolet does well to hold at the first time of asking.
9'
PHOTO: The Kop's Shankly mosaic prior to kick off.
8'
Coutinho fizzes one wide from 25 yards. Bright start from Liverpool.
7'
STAT ALERT: Sturridge has become only the second Reds player to score in each of the opening THREE Premier League games of a season. The last man to achieve the feat was Robbie Fowler in 1994-95.
6'
CHANCE FOR UNITED! The visitors almost level immediately. A right-wing free-kick is headed back across goal towards Van Persie, who flashes an overhead volley over the bar.
5'
Sturridge marking his 24th birthday with his third league goal of the season.
4'
 
GOAL! Liverpool 1-0 Man United. Gerrard's right-wing corner is flicked on by Agger for Sturridge to nod home from close range. What a start at Anfield!
3'
Young loses possession to Jordan Henderson who harries the ball to Sturridge on the right of the area. The striker shoots but sees it deflected to safety. Corner ball.
2'
United straight on the attack. Agger heads a cross from the left only as far as Giggs. The veteran midfielder teases a ball in to the near post but Simon Mignolet is there to gather.
1'
KICK OFF! Man Utd get us underway attacking the Kop.
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PLAYER RATINGS - LIVERPOOL: Mignolet 7, Johnson 7, Enrique 6, Agger 6, Skrtel 8, Lucas 6, Henderson 6, Gerrard 7, Coutinho 6, Aspas 6, Sturridge 7. Subs: Sterling 6, Wisdom 6, Alberto 6.
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PLAYER RATINGS - MANCHESTER UNITED: De Gea 6, Jones 5, Vidic 7, Ferdinand 6, Evra 6, Cleverley 6, Carrick 5, Young 6, Welbeck 6, Giggs 6, Van Persie 6. Subs: Valencia 6, Nani 6, Hernandez 7.
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MAN OF THE MATCH - Martin Skrtel (Liverpool): The Slovakian defender came back into the side for the first time this season and was a rock at the back as Liverpool held firm under incessant pressure in the second half.
13.29
And a minute of applause to mark the occasion. LFC fans singing their former manager's name.
13.28
The teams are out and we are just minutes away from kick off. Liverpool marking 100 years since Bill Shankly's birth (tomorrow) with a Kop mosaic. Can they do it with a win? Or will Moyes grab that first success at Anfield?
13.25
STAT ALERT: The last 11 league clashes between Liverpool and United home and away has produced 36 goals. Indeed, only once in the last 15 league meetings has there been a draw. That came at Anfield in October 2011 when the game finished 1-1.
13.20
Slight concern for Liverpool as Sturridge was seen talking to Reds physio Chris Morgan after clutching his left thigh in the warm up. He seems content enough to continue but it may be one to keep an eye on when the real action gets underway.
13.15
More pre-match natter. This time, Reds skipper Steven Gerrard has called for the suspended Luis Suarez to give Liverpool another year.
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13.10
A day and a half left before the transfer window slams shut. Are these two giants of the English game going to indulge in some last minute business? Check out the latest rumours.
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13.07
An update on transfer news relating to Liverpool FC from a man in the know.

Moses loan deal agreed, Sakho and Ilori undergo medicals and agree personal terms http://t.co/tp8ZtNb3wn All 3 expected at Anfield today.

13.05
United boss David Moyes is anticipating a hot reception from the Kop as he looks to claim a first ever win at Anfield. He said: "I understand the rivalry, and though I did once get a round of applause at Anfield, that was during a ceremony for Hillsborough. All the other times I've been I've had stick from the home fans, and it will be back to that with United. I'd love to have a much better record at Anfield, but I think most people appreciate I was up against some pretty good Liverpool sides."
13.00
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is relishing his involvement in an encounter rich in tradition and history. He said: "Over many years Liverpool v Manchester United was the game everyone watched on the television, with all the great players of the generations there. Liverpool dominated it for many years. The passion for the game is still there. Obviously they are the champions and we're fighting to catch them."
12.55
On Twitter, @HeartGandhi is predicting a 2-2 draw and is hoping for a 'classic game.' But @fayban is more concerned with Man United's line-up, asking "Why isn't Kagawa at least on the bench?" Get involved and Tweet us your views now.
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12.50
As for Liverpool, Martin Skrtel will partner Daniel Agger at the heart of the defence after Kolo Toure picked up an injury in the Capital One Cup win over Notts County in midweek. The Reds are still without Luis Suarez through THAT lengthy suspension, so the in-form Daniel Sturridge will lead the line with support from Philippe Coutinho and Iago Aspas.
12.45
As expected, Wayne Rooney ruled out for the Red Devils with a head injury. David Moyes makes two changes to the team that drew with Chelsea. Ashley Young replaces Antonio Valencia on the wing, while Ryan Giggs comes in to make his 47th career appearance against Liverpool in place of Rooney. Robin Van Persie and Danny Welbeck will lead the line.
12.40
CONFIRMED TEAMS: LIVERPOOL: Mignolet, Johnson, Enrique, Agger, Skrtel, Lucas, Henderson, Gerrard, Coutinho, Aspas, Sturridge... Subs: Jones, Sterling, Wisdom, Kelly, Ibe, Flanagan, Alberto. /// MANCHESTER UNITED: De Gea, Jones, Vidic, Ferdinand, Evra, Cleverley, Carrick, Young, Welbeck, Giggs, Van Persie... Subs: Lindegaard, Smalling, Buttner, Anderson, Nani, Valencia, Hernandez.
12.35
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12.30
Good afternoon and welcome to Eurosport's LIVE text coverage of a what promises to be a mouthwatering clash between English football's two most successful clubs - Liverpool versus Manchester United at Anfield.

Starting Line-ups

Liverpool
Manchester United
    • 22
      Mignolet
    • 3
      José Enrique
    • 5
      Agger
    • 37
      Skrtel
    • 2
      Johnson
    • 21
      Lucas Leiva
    • 8
      Gerrard
    • 10
      Coutinho
    • Aspas
    • 14
      Henderson
    • 15
      Sturridge
Team Manager:  Brendan Rodgers
    • 20
      van Persie
    • 11
      Giggs
    • Welbeck
    • 18
      Young
    • 16
      Carrick
    • Cleverley
    • 4
      Jones
    • Ferdinand
    • Vidic
    • Evra
    • 1
      de Gea
Team Manager:  Louis Van Gaal
Substitutes
Players Sub Time
Substitutes
Players Sub Time
Goalkeepers
GOALKEEPERS
Goalkeepers G SAV GC GK FC FS Y R PEN Mins
S. Mignolet 0 4 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 90
Defenders
DEFENDERS
Defenders G GA SHO TA CLR COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
José Enrique 0 0 0 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 90
D. Agger 0 1 0 1 11 0 0 1 0 0 0 90
M. Skrtel 0 0 0 3 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 90
G. Johnson 0 0 0 6 2 0 4 1 0 0 0 78
Midfielders
MIDFIELDERS
Midfielders G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
S. Gerrard 0 0 2 51 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 90
J. Henderson 0 0 0 41 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 90
Lucas Leiva 0 0 0 45 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 90
P. Coutinho 0 0 1 24 1 0 2 3 0 0 0 84
I. Aspas 0 0 0 20 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 60
Forwards
FORWARDS
Forwards G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
D. Sturridge 1 0 1 17 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 90
Goalkeepers
GOALKEEPERS
Goalkeepers G SAV GC GK FC FS Y R PEN Mins
D. de Gea 0 4 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 90
Defenders
DEFENDERS
Defenders G GA SHO TA CLR COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
P. Evra 0 0 0 1 8 0 2 2 0 0 0 90
R. Ferdinand 0 0 0 1 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 90
N. Vidic 0 0 0 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 90
P. Jones 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 37
Midfielders
MIDFIELDERS
Midfielders G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
M. Carrick 0 0 0 63 0 0 4 2 1 0 0 90
T. Cleverley 0 0 0 68 0 0 2 3 1 0 0 90
D. Welbeck 0 0 1 27 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 90
R. Giggs 0 0 1 32 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 73
A. Young 0 0 0 28 0 3 1 3 1 0 0 63
Forwards
FORWARDS
Forwards G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
R. van Persie 0 0 0 17 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 90
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