Friday 28 October 2016

Famous Old Trafford clashes

Published 12/09/2015 | 02:30

Eric Cantona
Eric Cantona

October 1, 1995

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Manchester United 2-2 Liverpool

Eric Cantona returned from a nine-month ban for attacking a fan at Crystal Palace, scoring a penalty to rescue a point for United after Robbie Fowler put the visitors in front. Alex Ferguson's men reclaimed the title and beat Liverpool in the FA Cup final.

April 24, 2004

Manchester United 0-1 Liverpool

Gary Neville fouled Steven Gerrard to allow Danny Murphy to net the winner from the spot, the third time in four years that the England midfielder had scored the only goal of the game at Old Trafford.

March 14, 2009

Manchester United 1-4 Liverpool

Days after they had thrashed Real Madrid, the visitors' title charge remained on track as they shocked United, with Fernando Torres (above), Gerrard, Fabiano Aurelio and Andrea Dossena the scorers.

September 19, 2010

Manchester United 3-2 Liverpool

A stunning overheard kick was the highlight of a hat-trick by Dimitar Berbatov after two Gerrard goals threatened to earn Roy Hodgson's visitors a point. United went on to reclaim the title from Chelsea as Liverpool finished sixth.

March 16, 2014

Manchester United 0-3 Liverpool

Another home defeat signalled the final month of David Moyes' United reign as Gerrard scored twice from the spot before Luis Suarez added a third. Nemanja Vidic was sent off again against the old enemy.

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