HIGHLIGHTS: Manchester United 2-1 Liverpool

You may have forgotten, but after handshake-gate, an actual football match occurred yesterday at Old Trafford. The 1st-half was a rather dull period as only a Glen Johnson left-footed strike that just missed and a Paul Scholes header directly at Pepe Reina were the only occurrences of significance. However, things livened up rather quickly in the 2nd half when a Ryan Giggs corner was inadvertently flicked on by Jordan Henderson -- Wayne Rooney then pounced on it and opened the scoring just seconds into the 2nd-half. Minutes later, Rooney added another goal when Jay Spearing gave the ball away to Antonio Valencia -- the Ecuadorian then slipped Wazza through and the striker calmly slid the ball by Reina. Manchester United did well to play 'keep-ball' in attempt to close out the match but Liverpool did pull one back in the 80th minute when Luis Suarez capitalized on a United defending mistake and poached a goal. In stoppage time -- just as he did last week versus Chelsea FC -- David De Gea came up big again with a save on another left-footed attempt by Johnson. The result was a 2-1 victory for United and they temporarily topped the Premier League table for about 27 hours -- until Manchester City's 1-0 defeat of Aston Villa today. Here are the highlights from United's triumph at Old Trafford:

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