EPL: Man United, Liverpool Share Points At Old Trafford
Marcus Rashford celebrates his opening goal against Liverpool/Sky Sports

An under-par Liverpool rescued a point from Manchester United with Adam Lallana’s late equaliser as they drew 1-1 at Old Trafford on Super Sunday in a game littered with more VAR drama.

Following a frantic opening lacking in clear-cut chances, the game exploded late in the first half with two crucial VAR calls.

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First, Marcus Rashford gave United the lead from close range in the 36th minute as Liverpool’s cries for a foul on Divock Origi in the build-up were denied by VAR.

Then VAR correctly ruled out what would have been a Sadio Mane equaliser in the 44th minute for a handball.

Both decisions prompted wild celebrations from the home crowd, but Liverpool, who were looking for a record-equalling 18 straight Premier League wins, levelled late on through substitute Lallana’s back-post tap in.

The result moves United into 13th, seven points off the top four, while Liverpool see their lead at the top cut to six points following Manchester City’s 2-0 win at Crystal Palace on Sunday.