Man United played with 10-and-a-half men vs. Liverpool - Solskjaer

Man United played with 10-and-a-half men vs. Liverpool - Solskjaer

Firmino was forced off shortly before the break after picking up an ankle injury, and his replacement Daniel Sturridge failed to sufficiently trouble the home side's defence as the game petered into a stalemate.

Defender Dejan Lovren is expected to miss the game due to a hamstring problem, as reported by BBC Sport.

"We started really well".

The 21-year-old deserves a lot of credit for seeing out the game despite being in a lot of pain - he surely would have come off had the three game-ending injuries that his teammates suffered not occurred. It happened to us with "Bobby" and that was a catastrophe.

Reds captain Jordan Henderson felt Klopp's wrath with 20 minutes left to play, when the midfielder was withdrawn so that Xherdan Shaqiri could enter the fray. "Luckily we've got two days recovery!"

A United win would put them in a strong position to finish in the top four and dent Liverpool's title hopes, will it be a very good day for Ole or one that will lead him to ignore texts from his mates?

"I'm sure Liverpool do feel under more pressure each season that goes by but we have to remember we've not won a title for a few years either".

Klopp added: 'It is his ankle.

"They'll let him have the first pass but then they'll press from there". I don't know exactly the extent of the problem'.

Ander Herrera, Jesse Lingard and Juan Mata came off in the first 43 minutes against Liverpool, leaving Solskjaer to say "he had never seen the like of this before".

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had to throw his gameplan out of the window when injuries forced him into making three first-half substitutes. We had four injuries - we had to keep Marcus Rashford on - it seemed like it was going to be a tough afternoon.

Even though they had possession, I can't remember David de Gea making a save.

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