Manchester United was close to discounting in the 72nd minute of the second stage, but Marcus Rashford’s shot crashed into one of the posts.
Mohamed Salah had a great performance. The Liverpool attacker shone by scoring 2 goals, kicking 3 times and correcting 26 passes.
Another player who had a great game was Cody Gakpo. The Liverpool attacker shone by scoring 2 goals, kicking 3 times and making 15 correct passes.
The game got dirty with fouls and the players put in more strong leg. There were several admonished: Fabinho, Antony, Lisandro Martínez, Scott McTominay and Mohamed Salah.
Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp laid out a 4-3-3 tactical setup with Alisson in goal; Trent Alexander-Arnold, Ibrahima Konaté, Virgil van Dijk and Andrew Robertson on the defensive line; Harvey Elliott, Fabinho and Jordan Henderson in the middle; and Mohamed Salah, Cody Gakpo and Darwin Núñez in attack.
For their part, Erik ten Hag’s team came out with a 4-5-1 tactical arrangement with David De Gea under three sticks; Diogo Dalot, Raphaël Varane, Lisandro Martínez and Luke Shaw in defense; Casemiro, Fred, Antony, Bruno Fernandes and Marcus Rashford in midfield; and Wout Weghorst up front.
Andrew Madley was in charge of supervising the order of play during the match.
On the next day Liverpool will face Bournemouth as a visitor, while the Reds will play as a visitor against Southampton.
In this way, the local is in fifth place in the championship with 42 points, while the visit, with 49, is in third place.
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