Manchester United can count themselves lucky and will have Wayne Rooney to thank after running out 1-0 winners over Liverpool.
A win today ensures that Manchester United move up to 5th position in the Barclays Premier League table.
In a match riddled with errors and sloppy play, Liverpool looked the more likely to score. At the end of the first half, Manchester United had not mustered a shot on target.
Resurgent United Striker, Wayne Rooney tucked in the only goal of the match with United’s only shot on target.
With his goal today, Rooney has broken the record for the most number of goals for a club by a playet .
The previous record was set by Frenchman Thierry Henry with 176 goals for Arsenal.
Today’s result will be welcomed by United manager Van Gaal who is facing increasing pressure.