Kobbie Mainoo scored a stunner for United against LiverpoolKobbie Mainoo scored a stunner for United against Liverpool
Kobbie Mainoo scored a stunner for United against Liverpool | AFP via Getty Images

Manchester United player ratings vs Liverpool 'fantastic' 8/10 but 'costly' 4/10 - gallery

This is how we rated the Man Utd players during their 2-2 draw with Liverpool FC in the Premier League.

Manchester United continued their fine home form against Liverpool as they secured a 2-2 draw at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon.

It was a fairly even start to the match as Alejandro Garnacho saw a goal ruled out for offside after barely a minute, but moments later the tone was set when Liverpool nearly took the lead themselves as Andre Onana saved well from Dominik Szoboszlai.

Once again, Erik ten Hag’s side were at their best on the break and it wasn't long before Liverpool asserted their dominance on proceedings. After some early pressure, they eventually took the lead when Luis Diaz fired in totally unmarked from a corner after a fine flick by Darwin Nunez.

The only real positive for United at half-time was that it remained just one, after a truly dreadful performance in which they offered little in midfield and found themselves with their backs against the wall.

A moment of magic was always going to be needed to drag United back into the game and it came shortly after the restart when Bruno Fernandes capitalised on a rare mistake from Jarrel Quansah and fired into an open goal from close to the halfway line. United's goal sparked the game back into life and they almost took a shock lead when a low cross from Marcus Rashford caused chaos in the Liverpool box and was tipped away by Caoimhín Kelleher.

If the Fernandes goal was special, what followed was even better. With the match evenly poised, Kobbie Mainoo produced a stunner from the edge of the box to put United ahead and send Old Trafford into raptures. It wasn’t over yet though.

Liverpool pushed hard for an equaliser and were gifted a way back into the game when Aaron Wan-Bissaka recklessly fouled Harvey Elliott in the box. Mohamed Salah made no mistake from the penalty spot as he sent Onana the wrong way. In the end a point was probably the fair result, but the spirited second-half performance did little to boost United's faint hopes of Champions League qualification.

Here is how we rated the players in the match...

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