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Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s late equaliser help United secure draw against Liverpool

Henrikh Mkhitaryan has admitted that he could have been lining up for Liverpool in Sunday’s Premier League grudge match against Manchester United had it not been for Jurgen Klopp.On the other hand, relentless attacks have been a feature of Manchester United’s style of play in the nine consecutive wins that they have had so far.The Portuguese manager set up his team to prevent Klopp’s men from playing their usual game, and the tactic worked as they left Anfield with a tiresome 0-0 draw.Even after that, Liverpool were in the backfoot with the home team piling pressure.In stark contrast to the reticent Milner, the flashy Pogba, sporting a new hairdo, had a game to forget, struggling to mark his man at set-pieces and missing a glorious chance to give his side the lead before Liverpool got a goal thanks largely to his error. “It was a very emotional game“. That save (by Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet) from Zlatan’s free-kick is an awesome save.United’s Pogba became the villain in the 27th minute when he handled the ball in the area with the referee pointing to the spot to gift the visitors a penalty. Fellaini caused havoc when he was brought on and United looked to go more direct in order to find an equaliser.Anyone opening an account through the links provided can back Manchester United at 10/1 (11.0) or Liverpool at 16/1 (17.0). Liverpool held onto the lead for the better part of the next hour, but its defense ultimately cracked in the 84th minute when Zlatan Ibrahimovic tied the score with a glancing header.”I am not expecting the team to play really bad and for one player to have all the weight on his shoulders, not Paul, not anyone”.Mourinho introduced Wayne Rooney at half-time with the Old Trafford faithful hoping he could revive United and break Sir Bobby Charlton’s goalscoring record in the process. The away side’s narrow system allowed United space down the flanks, with Anthony Martial often tricking his way past young Trent Alexander-Arnold down the left, and Antonio Valencia motoring forward on the overlap on the right. And for Jose Mourinho and United that man, once again, was Zlatan.The Armenia global held several transfer talks with former Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers back in 2013, but Klopp persuaded the midfielder to leave Shakhtar Donetsk and join him at Borussia Dortmund instead.It was a frustrating night for the hosts, who arguably dominated proceedings but were let down by a lack of polish as they were unable to punish Liverpool despite having several very good chances.Mourinho added, “I believe both sets of players are very exhausted because they gave everything.” .