Liverpool 1 – 2 Manchester United – The Red’s first defeat with Emre Can in defence
Manchester United have taken a huge step towards UEFA Champions League football next season as they defeated Liverpool 2-1 at Anfield.
The Red’s have lost their first game with Emre Can in defence. The 21-year-old received a rating of 6.99 from whoscored.com. The former Bayern Munich man made six interceptions, three clearances, and four successful tackles.
Can also gave away a penalty to Manchester United in injury time however, Wayne Rooney missed from the spot.
Emre Can made 31 appearances for Liverpool in all competitions this season.
Liverpool have kept 11 clean sheets in the Premier League this season and Can has featured in 9 of them.
Can has settled in with Martin Skrtel and Mamadou Sakho and formed a sturdy defensive partnership in the back-three.
The result leaves Liverpool in 5th place, five points behind Manchester United who sit in 4th.