Liverpool – Manchester United (1987/1988)

Very first Division, April, 1988 “The tables were turned in 1988 with United trailing Liverpool and the title race entering its last phase. 11 points adrift, victory was crucial for a United aspect nevertheless harbouring hopes of league achievement. Bryan Robson put the site visitors ahead to give them hope but a devastating ten-moment spell both side of 50 percent-time had Liverpool in a three-1 lead. Peter Beardsley (pictured), Gary Gillespie and Steve McMahon have been the scorers for Kenny Dalglish’s side. Despite the fact that United refused to lay down, with Robson scoring his 2nd and then Gordon Strachan setting up a tense finale with an equaliser twelve minutes from time which he celebrated by pretending to get pleasure from a cigar in front of irrate Liverpool enthusiasts.” Please note Norman Whitesides attack puppy performance from about 3mins onwards. Excellent match.
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