Manchester United right-back Rafael said his equalising goal in Sunday's 2-1 win against Liverpool was the best he has scored for the club.The sublime 51st-minute strike brought the Red Devils level after opposing skipper Steven Gerrard opened the scoring - and Rafael said it was the best in his four-year stint at Old Trafford.
Manchester United midfielder Ryan Giggs said his side were not at their best against Liverpool at Anfield on Sunday despite a 2-1 victory.Sir Alex Ferguson's team came from behind to win against 10 men, with Rafael scoring a fine goal and Robin van Persie grabbing the winner from the penalty spot after Jonjo Shelvey had been sent off for a strong challenge on Jonny Evans.
Manchester United ensured Liverpool remain winless in the Premier League, after collecting a controversial 2-1 win at Anfield.Jonjo Shelvey's red card with six minutes until half-time threatened to derail the attacking dominance that Brendan Rodgers' side possessed for the first 40 minutes, but Steven Gerrard's volley propelled them into the lead in the first minute of the second half.
Former Liverpool boss Kenny Dalglish has revealed that rival Sir Alex Ferguson was among the first to help following the Hillsborough disaster.The former Anfield favourite admits that there is no love lost between Liverpool and Manchester United supporters in a week where his fellow Scot has written a letter to the United fans to discourage them from singing abusive.
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has urged his side's fans to end tensions with their Liverpool counterparts.The Scot has written a letter to United fans who will travel to the English Premier League encounter between the sides over the weekend.
Former Manchester United defender Henning Berg believes the Red Devils are not taking advantage of Shinji Kagawa's full potential.Since signing for the 19-time Premier League champions in the transfer window, the former Borussia Dortmund midfielder has featured in four of Sir Alex Ferguson's five starting line-ups and scored one goal.
Liverpool midfielder Jonjo Shelvey hopes scoring in the Europa League win over Young Boys will earn him a start against Manchester United.The 20-year-old came on as a substitute to score twice and completed his side's turnaround after they had fallen behind to the Swiss outfit.
Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic has urged fans to be respectful and set an example during their visit to Liverpool this weekend.The two sides meet on Sunday in the first match at Anfield since the Hillsborough Independent Panel's report was published last week.
Joe Allen says he joined Liverpool in order to play in big games, as they prepare to face Manchester United on Sunday.The 22-year-old has been in good form for his new side since making a 15 million-pound off-season switch from Swansea and is desperate to help his team record their first league win of the season on home turf against their rivals.
|24-09||Rafael revels in ´best´ goal|
|23-09||United can improve, says Giggs|
|23-09||Premier League: Liverpool 1 Manchester United 2|
|22-09||Dalglish grateful for Ferguson´s help after Hillsborough|
|21-09||Ferguson makes plea to United fans|
|21-09||Berg encourages United to use Kagawa|
|21-09||Shelvey hopes to face United|
|21-09||Vidic calls for United fans to show respect|
|20-09||Allen eager for United clash|