Liverpool vs Manchester United as it happened: Red Monday fails to deliver as Anfield clash ends in deadlock

How all the action unfolded during the Premier League clash at Anfield

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Liverpool hosted Manchester United at Anfield in their hotly-anticipated Monday night encounter at Anfield, with Jürgen Klopp’s side looking to join Manchester City and Arsenal at the top of the Premier League and Jose Mourinho’s outfit hoping to close the gap to the top four. However, they ended up sharing the points with a drab 0-0 draw.

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Welcome to The Independent's live coverage of tonight's Premier League match between Liverpool and Manchester United as the two fierce north-west rivals face of in what is expected to be a thrilling affair.
With five and a half hours to go until kick-off, we'll bring you all the build-up ahead of tonight's mouth-watering match, starting with the plea from both clubs to avoid chanting about their respective tragic disasters that plague their history. In matches between the two clubs last season, small sections of the Liverpool support sang disrespectful songs about the Munich air disaster, while some United supporters chanted about the Hillsborough disaster.
 
Both Jurgen Klopp and Jose Mourinho have urged fans not to repeat the vile chants, and the clubs released a joint statement as a result.
  
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Premier League results

Saturday:

Chelsea 3-0 Leicester City

Arsenal 3-2 Swansea City

Bournemouth 6-1 Hull

Manchester City 1-1 Everton

Stoke City 2-0 Sunderland

West Bromwich Albion 1-1 Tottenham Hotspur

Crystal Palace 0-1 West Ham

Sunday:

Middlesbrough 0-1 Watford

Southampton 3-1 Burnley

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