- Title: Liverpool winning streak ends with draw at United
- Date: 20th October 2019
- Summary: (SOUNDBITE) (English) MANCHESTER UNITED MANAGER, OLE GUNNAR SOLSKJAER, SAYING: "Yeah, we soaked up the pressure well the second half, until they scored, but we didn't keep the ball and create enough (chances) ourselves. So that's the next level as well for these boys. But I'm dead pleased with them. I thought they got the crowd going, the crowd got them going and it was a proper game of football. Which I thought and it's not very often - I said it out there as well to the press - that we can praise the referees. But I thought he played it as the game should be. He played it like a derby. He let things go. And I think that passion on the pitch that he allowed to go went to the stands as well. [JOURNALIST ASKING ABOUT FOUL NOT BEING CALLED ON MANCHESTER UNITED] No chance. No. It's not basketball. We're not playing basketball. [JOURNALIST ASKING IF ORIGI TOOK A DIVE]. No, he touched him, but it's not enough to give a - it's not a clear and obvious error. I don't think it's a foul."
- Embargoed: 3rd November 2019 20:01
- Keywords: Soccer English Premier league Manchester United Liverpool Juergen Klopp Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Old Trafford
- Location: MANCHESTER, ENGLAND, UK
- City: MANCHESTER, ENGLAND, UK
- Country: United Kingdom
- Topics: Soccer,Sport
- Reuters ID: LVA009B1WHVZZ
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: Manchester United ended Liverpool's 100% start to the Premier League season -- and their 17-match winning streak -- with a 1-1 draw at Old Trafford on Sunday (October 20).
But there was disappointment for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side who were five minutes away from a surprise win before Liverpool substitute Adam Lallana grabbed an equaliser for the league leaders to cancel out Marcus Rashford's 36th minute opener.
It was yet another Premier League game with VAR controversy which will continue to provoke debate about the system introduced this season.
The result cuts Liverpool's lead over second-placed Manchester City to six points and Juergen Klopp's side were far from their best.
United are now unbeaten in their last seven home games against Liverpool and while their battling display will boost morale, the 20-times champions are adrift in 13th place, 15 points behind the leaders.
(Production: Kurt Michael Hall)
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