Manchester United’s assault on the title intensifies after 2-1 Liverpool win

Manchester United 2 – Liverpool 1 (Premier League, January 13, 2013) (Alternative highlightsHigh quality highlights & MOTD highlights.) Liverpool were carved open in the 18th minute when a left-wing Evra cross was steered home by Robin van Persie. United came close to doubling their lead but Reina saved van Persie’s backheel shot from Rafael’s great work down the right. Ten minutes into the second half Patrice Evra/Nemanja Vidic put United 2-up. Liverpool hit back almost immediately as a Gerard effort was parried by De Gea only for Daniel Sturridge to pounce on the rebound.

Post match interview: Sir Alex FergusonDanny Welbeck & Brendan Rodgers.

GIF: Manchester United warming up for Liverpool clash.

GIF: Luis Suarez shakes all the Manchester United players hands.

GIF: Robin van Persie sidefoots United ahead v Liverpool.

GIF: Robin van Persie fires Man United 1-up v Liverpool.

GIF: Ashley Young falls badly in a challenge with Daniel Agger.

GIF: Steven Gerrard’s heavy pass lets down Luis Suarez.

GIF: Pepe Reina is clattered by Kagawa.

GIF: Andre Wisdom’s rubbish shot v Manchester United.

GIF: Patrice Evra heads his 5th of the season v Liverpool.

GIF: Daniel Sturridge scores his 1st Liverpool league goal v Manchester United.

GIF: Danny Welbeck falls on his arse v Liverpool.

GIF: Daniel Sturridge fires over the Manchester United bar.