Man United down Liverpool 2-0

Rio Ferdinand’s stunning half-volley sealed a deserved 2-0 win for Manchester United in a¬†hard fought¬†clash with Liverpool at Old Trafford.

The England defender scored the winner in this fixture last season - and was again on target with a thunderous strike on 66 minutes.

Paul Scholes had capped his 500th appearance for United with the opening goal on 39 minutes - and Ferdinand secured a win which saw the Red Devils leapfrog Chelsea into top spot on goal difference.

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