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The 90th Minute Soccer Blog:
Manchester United, Newcastle United, and Tottenham all won while Man City and Arsenal played to a draw in the English Premier League on September 23, 2012.
Liverpool 1-2 Manchester United
A misleading score as Liverpool played a solid match but couldn’t overcome a first half red card. Jonjo Shelvey was sent off or a challenge with Jonny Evans in which both players were had left their feet. Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard made it 1-0 and a win or draw seemed a likely possibility at that point. United showed their championship pedigree with a 51st minute Rafael goal and 81st minute Robin van Persie penalty kick. The penalty was a bit controversial as it wasn’t clear if there was enough contact to warrant the call.
Jonjo Shelvey (red card)
1 – 0
1 – 1
1 – 2
Robin Van Persie (pen)
Newcastle United 1-0 Norwich City
The Magpies remained unbeaten at home with a narrow win over Norwich. Demba Ba, who has consistently scored goals sinc...
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Steven Gerrard is proud of the performance of a 10-man Liverpool side who narrowly lost out to Manchester United on Sunday -– and the skipper is adamant that a first win of the Barclays Premier League season is just around the corner. Gerrard led by example after the home side was forced to endure Jonjo Shelvey's dismissal minutes before half-time. Chesting down a loose ball...
Steven Gerrard has praised both Liverpool and Manchester United fans for their respectful behaviour at Anfield on Sunday. There were...
Ten-man Liverpool went down 2-1 to Manchester United on Sunday afternoon, as Robin van Persie converted a late penalty to sink Brendan Rodgers' side. Jonjo Shelvey was issued a straight red card near the end of the first half for a challenge on Jonny Evans; however, Steven Gerrard volleyed the Reds ahead minutes after the interval. Rafael da Silva curled home United's equaliser...
Liverpool duo Steven Gerrard and Glen Johnson have urged referees not to judge Luis Suarez on the reputation he has gained for diving.
Suarez, who was booked at Sunderland for such an offence, could have had a penalty in Sunday's 2-1 defeat to Manchester United after a tackle by Jonny Evans.
However, his appeals were turned down by referee Mark Halsey and both Gerrard and Johnson...
Liverpool duo Steven Gerrard and Glen Johnson have sprung to the defence of Luis Suarez and urged referees not to judge the striker on the reputation he has gained for diving.
The Uruguay international, who was booked the previous week at Sunderland for such an offence, could have had a penalty in Sunday's 2-1 defeat to Manchester United after a tackle by Jonny Evans.
Steven Gerrard and Brendan Rodgers have urged referees to not to pre-judge Luis Suarez, after another match where he was...
Above: Robin van Persie seals the three points for Man Utd from the penalty spot.
Liverpool 1 Manchester United 2
An emotional day for Liverpool, after the recent Hillsborough reports. Liverpool were reduced to 10 men after a somewhat strange decision. Jonjo Shelvey looked to have played the ball, replays suggest that too, but referee Mark Halsey thought otherwise, and Shelvey...