Roy Keane and Gary Neville weren’t certain by Graeme Souness’ prediction for Liverpool’s clash from Manchester United – but it is obvious to see who experienced the very last laugh.
The Reds humiliated Erik ten Hag’s facet at Anfield on Sunday as they gained 7- on Merseyside – their largest victory more than the Pink Devils at any time.
As for United, they have endured their worst league defeat considering that Boxing Working day in 1931 when Wolves recorded the similar scoreline.
No one particular would have been expecting the shock outcome as United trailed just 1- heading into the 2nd 50 %, just before a capitulation observed them ship in 6 goals.
United went into the match in wonderful type, acquiring beaten Barcelona to progress into the Europa League previous-16
They then finished their six-year trophy drought by winning the Carabao Cup closing from Newcastle, exactly where they then progressed into the FA Cup quarter-finals at the cost of West Ham earlier in the week.
So it arrived as no surprise that club legends Keane and Neville have been confident of snatching a final result, as demonstrated by them laughing at Souness’ prediction for the encounter.
Speaking on Sky Sporting activities in advance of the fixture, the Reds icon explained: “I feel wherever Liverpool are appropriate now, this video game comes alongside at the perfect time.
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“I believe what an possibility to set a marker down, to shut all the doubting Thomas’ up and hurt United.
“But I imagine the priority for Liverpool is to transform up today – it was only 12 days ago that Liverpool played Authentic Madrid in this article – persons were expressing ‘they’re back’ following that 1st 45 minutes.
“OK they fell aside in the second fifty percent, but Liverpool are capable of that, they did it 12 times in the past.
“And I entirely assume them to switch up right now, and it is a prolonged time since I’ve been this self-confident about a Liverpool gain versus United as I am currently.
“I just feel like they are heading to flip, I consider they’ll be bang on it today.
“You check with these two chaps [Keane and Neville] if it’s simple to perform right here if you’re a United player, this is a challenging location for United to occur.
“And I believe the crowd will enjoy a component today far too.”
His statement in the end arrived legitimate as Liverpool wiped the smirks off Keane and Neville’s faces by full-time.
Keane ripped into United as he branded their show as ’embarrassing’ and that he would go into ‘hiding’ out of disgrace.
As for Neville, he declared that United’s second half overall performance was a ‘disgrace’ as he tore into Bruno Fernandes.