Manchester United suffered a 1-3 loss to rivals Liverpool in a legends game played on Saturday, May 21, 2022.
Evra, Berbatov in action as Manchester United lose 1-3 to Liverpool in legends game [Photos]
Evra, Neville and Berbatov could not save Manchester United from defeat to Liverpool at Old Trafford.
The game between the former players of both sides took place at Old Trafford in Manchester.
Starting line up
United: Van der Gouw, Neville (c), Johnsen, Stam, Evra, Poborsky, Valencia, Butt, Blomqvist, Saha, Berbatov.
Subs used: Fortune, Webber, Pilkington, O’Shea, Silvestre, Brown.
Liverpool: Dudek, Kvarme, Xavier, Aurelio, Carragher (c), Pennant, Le Tallec, Diao, Rodriguez, Downing, Voronin.
Subs used: Garcia, Benayoun, Kuyt, Sinama-Pongolle, Wright, Sissoko, Enrique, Vignal, Gonzalez.
Manchester United 1 -3 Liverpool
Manchester United featured legends such as Gary Neville, Patrice Evra to name a few while Liverpool were without Steven Gerrard.
The Liverpool legends suffered a 1-2 loss to Barcelona in their last outing back in March but routed rivals Manchester United in front of 50,000 fans.
The first half ended without a goal as both sides struggled to find rhythm with chances wasted.
Liverpool would however break the deadlock in the 47th minute through Luiz Garcia.
The lead did not last long for Liverpool, as Manchester United found an equalizer when Dimitar Berbatov converted from the penalty spot.
Mark Gonzalez would put Liverpool back in front in the 62nd minute. Manchester United committed players forward for the rest of the game.
Gonzalez grabbed a second in the 91st minute as Liverpool recorded a comfortable 1-3 victory against Manchester United.
Manchester United posted a statement about the legends of the north game on their official Instagram handle.
The message said, "With your support, the @ManchesterUnitedFoundation has raised over £1.3 MILLION from our #LegendsOfTheNorth game!
"We can't thank you enough; your genorosity is extremely humbling and will make an incredible difference."
Manchester United fans will now travel to face Liverpool legends at Anfield in the return leg scheduled to take place in September.