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Salah scores 3 as Liverpool run riot at Old Trafford

Liverpool took Manchester United to the butchers on Sunday when they paid a visit to Old Trafford.

The visitors well and truly hammered Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men in their own backyard.

Naby Keita, selected to start after his fine goal I’m Spain against Atletico Madrid, got them going as early as the 5th minute, after Jota, Firmino and Salah all combined superbly to set him up.

Just 8 minutes later, another fine Liverpool move culminated in Diogo Jota, who came into the side in place of the rested Mane, getting the second for Jurgen Klopp’s men.

Before half time, in-form forward, Mohammed Salah scored a quick brace to put Liverpool 4 up against United, with the home side’s defence all over the place.

Ronaldo was lucky not to get sent off after a double lounge on substitute, Jones who replaced injured James Milner, as the Portuguese only saw yellow.

By half-time, half of Manchester United fans had exited the stadium.

Salah got his hatrick on the 50 minute, after another fine Liverpool move.

However, bookings never stopped piling up for the home side even after the break. And just 15 minutes after coming on, Paul Pogba saw red after an open boot challenge on Keita, with the later having to be stretched out.

United were hoping to do a comeback similar to what they did against Atalanta in mid-week, but it wasn’t to be as Liverpool made sure Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s job remains at risk.

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