Martin Fitzgerald offers up his player ratings after Manchester United 2 Liverpool 4 in the Premier League at Old Trafford…
WELL, well, well.
Is it on again?
Until we fuck it up, yeah I reckon it is.
Here’s your ratings…
Alisson : 7
Gave me a few palpitations with the ball at his feet but otherwise commanded his area well and looked after the two lads in front of him*
*When he wasn’t scaring the shit out of them.
Trent : 10
The cross for the second, the shot for the third, that bent copper in the stands that tried to make a mug out of Trent Alexander-Arnold. Unbelievable. One of the performances of the season.
Phillips : 10
Unlucky for their opener but then went on a mission to rectify it by winning a penalty, getting an assist, saving one off the line, Saving Private Ryan, heading one with his face, and generally being sound.
Can’t wait for his injury time winner against Palace.
Williams : 9
His best game for The Reds – didn’t do anything wrong against one of the best forward lines in the league.
Robertson : 9
That bit in the first half when he tracked Rashford all the way back and slid in to win the ball deserved an away end to appreciate it.
Fabinho : 8
Follows the ball for their opener and, whilst still being really good, wasn’t quite at his his best tonight.
Gini : 9
For an hour there he was incredible – strong, quick, and a reminder how good he can be when he’s got legs around him and legs below him.
Thiago : 9
Big game performance from the little fella and very much did his job in that three tonight.
Jota : 8.5
Nice flick for the goal and looked lively all night. Thought he was unlucky to get taken off.
Firmino : 9
Does really well to hold his line for the first goal and both finishes were the business.
Been a fucked up season, he’s mostly frustrated but I can’t wait for his injury time winner against Palace.
Salah : 8
Found himself a formidable opponent in Shaw who probably plays him as well as anyone.
Once he fucked him off though he made that one on one look easy.
Mane : 6
Mostly fell over whilst smiling.
Jones : 7
Great ball to finish the game.
Neco Williams : 10
Born in North Wales, according to Josh Sexton.
Shaqiri : 10
Saving himself for an injury time winner against Palace.
Anthony Taylor : 0
The sort of fella that watches the Zapruder Film in slow motion and books JFK for simulation.
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