How is Man Utd progressing when defeating Liverpool
The win over Liverpool also showed that Man Utd completely transformed from themselves against Brentford on 13/8.
They tackled the ball successfully 24 times against Liverpool, twice as many against Brentford.
Although the accuracy of passes is 18% lower and the number of passes (273) is only half that of the defeat in London last round, Man Utd improve in the number of scoring chances and the ability to take advantage of opportunities.
Man Utd’s expected goal (xG) – a statistic that shows the likelihood of a goal from a finish – against Liverpool was 1.76, almost double the 0.92 in the loss to Brentford.
On the defensive side, after making two mistakes that led to a goal 10 days ago, Man Utd made no similar mistakes against Liverpool.
Goals from Jadon Sancho and Marcus Rashford helped Man Utd to their first Premier League win this season, pushing rivals Liverpool into crisis.
The army under Jurgen Klopp has not won after 3 matches.
Liverpool dropped to 16th after 3 rounds, 2 places lower than Man Utd.
In round 4, Liverpool play Bournemouth at Anfield, while Man Utd host Southampton on 27/8.
The 2-1 win over Liverpool in the third round of the Premier League recorded many impressive parameters for Man Utd.