In a fierce encounter in the ongoing English Premier League, Manchester United secured a hard-fought draw against Liverpool, leaving both teams with a single point to take home. The clash at Anfield on Monday (18/12/2023) in the early hours WIB concluded with a goalless scoreline.
Throughout the 90-minute battle, Manchester United found themselves on the defensive as Liverpool relentlessly attacked. The Red Devils maintained possession of the ball at a mere 31 percent and managed only six attempts, with just one finding its way towards the goal.
In stark contrast, Liverpool asserted their dominance with a commanding 69 percent ball possession. The Reds unleashed a total of 34 attempts, with eight targeting the goal.
“Every point you secure is of utmost importance. Football is about results, and we could have emerged victorious today if we had capitalized on our opportunities,” expressed Manchester United’s manager, Erik ten Hag, in a statement to the BBC.
“We’ve gained this point, and we are pleased with it, considering Liverpool’s stellar performance at Anfield,” he continued.
This match marked Liverpool’s first goalless outing throughout the 2023/2024 season. Conversely, it signifies Manchester United’s third consecutive goalless fixture across all competitions.