Friday 21 July 2017

David De Gea keeps United's European hopes alive but Liverpool firmly in driving seat

Liverpool 2 Manchester United 0

Roberto Firmino celebrates with teammates after scoring his sides second goal
Roberto Firmino celebrates with teammates after scoring his sides second goal
Football Soccer - Liverpool v Manchester United - UEFA Europa League Round of 16 First Leg - Anfield, Liverpool, England - 10/3/16 Roberto Firmino celebrates after scoring the second goal for Liverpool as Manchester United players look dejected Reuters / Phil Noble Livepic EDITORIAL USE ONLY.
Football Soccer - Liverpool v Manchester United - UEFA Europa League Round of 16 First Leg - Anfield, Liverpool, England - 10/3/16 Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp celebrates after Roberto Firmino scored their second goal Action Images via Reuters / Carl Recine Livepic EDITORIAL USE ONLY.
Daniel Sturridge scores the first goal for Liverpool from the penalty spot
Daniel Sturridge scores from the penalty spot
Daniel Sturridge of Liverpool celebrates as he scores their first goal from the penalty spot
Philippe Coutinho vies with Juan Mata during the UEFA Europa League round of 16, first leg football match between Liverpool and Manchester United at Anfield
Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp with Manchester United's Bastian Schweinsteiger before the match
Jurgen Klopp manager of Liverpool looks on prior to the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 first leg match between Liverpool and Manchester United at Anfield
Marco Reus shoots past Hugo Lloris
Marco Reus celebrates after Pierre Emerick Aubameyang scored the first goal for Borussia Dortmund
Tottenham's Son Heung Min in action against Borussia Dortmund
Mauricio Pochettino and Harry Kane at a training session prior to the UEFA Europa League match between Borussia Dortmund and Tottenham Hotspur
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Goals in either half from Daniel Sturridge and Roberto Firmino have put Liverpool in the driving seat in their Europa League tie with Manchester United who can thank goalkeeper David De Gea for keeping the contest alive.

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