With the triumph of City on Saturday, the Klopp’s team had to beat José Mourinho’s team to return to the top of the Premier League. But they did not have it easy against a Red Devils who planted themselves in a good way in Anfield despite having important players injured. Thus, Manchester United started down in the score by the goal of Sadio Mané, Manchester won the tie through Jesse Lingard and, although they did not offer many variants in attack, on the other side managed to stop the dangerous offensives of the Reds.
The Portuguese felt strategically ahead and at the break he left on the bench Diogo Dalot and put Marouane Fellaini, to close the middle and enjoy another weapon on the top. The defense of Manchester held the score as they could, with the help of a great De Gea who was already the hero of the match.
In the 70th minute, Klopp retired to a defensive midfield as Keita and gave Shaqiri entrance. Looking for the difference that could open the wall for the red devils. The Swiss midfielder was the key to get the difference when, Mané went through the left wing, put a pass of death that repelled De Gea. The rebound came inside the area to Shaqiri who hit by first, the leather touched Ashley Young and, after playing on the crossbar, it became the second goal for Liverpool.
The magic of Shaqiri would not end there, in a quick transition, Firmino, from inside the area, touched a ball back, waiting for someone to pick it up. Shaqiri appeared on the front, a whiplash was invented and the ball touched Eric Bailly slipping next to the De Gea stick. 3 rebounds, 2 goals for the Swiss that leave Liverpool again as leader of the Premier League above Manchester City.