On a mild sunny afternoon on Sunday, Manchester United fans enjoyed one of their best ever trips to Anfield as not only did they take a huge step towards making the top four next season, not only did Juan Mata score a truly memorable strike but Steven Gerrard also saw red after just 38 seconds.With United now five points clear of Liverpool and having done the double over the Anfield outfit, you could forgive more than a few Reds for feeling pretty confident in Louis Van Gaal’s ‘philosophy.’
The visiting fans at Anfield were in good voice throughout United’s 2-1 victory and taunted the home fans with some memorable chants. Gerrard’s red card may have even been the result of over enthusiastic aggression caused by the grief he received from United fans as he warmed up.
As Liverpool fans left the ground United supporters sang “you NEARLY won the league in one last act of comical defiance. Maybe the famous wonderful Scouse humour kicked in and Liverpool fans saw the funny side….