The incident occurred in the first half between M.U and Liverpool, at Old Trafford on October 20. Specifically, a fan of the home team gave racist words against defender Trent Alexander-Arnold.
After receiving the information, the security forces asked the fanatic to leave the field to avoid the situation more complicated. According to The Guardian, Manchester City police have investigated the case as being serious and prohibited in football, as well as other sports.
Not long after that, M.U had identified the aforementioned fans through ticketing data. In the official announcement, M.U affirmed racism or any similar behavior “is unacceptable and goes against the value of the team”.
The Old Trafford team immediately applied a ban to the field indefinitely with non-athletic fans. At the same time, they insisted they would not take such a case lightly, whether it happened on the field or on social media. Remarkably, this draw made Liverpool still unable to break the unsatisfying side at Old Trafford lasting from 2014.
With only 1 point in this match, Liverpool still leads the table with 25 points, far behind the team behind Manchester City to 6 points. Meanwhile, “Red Devils” has not escaped the crisis and pity 13 th with 10 points. In this match, despite being underestimated, Manchester United played quite impressive in the first half. They not only made Liverpool difficult to attack but also caused the opponent to accept goals.
In the 36 minutes, from a fast attack situation on the right, James had a precise cross stretch for Rashford to cross down the net to Liverpool, opening the score for Manchester United.
In this situation, Liverpool reacted violently when they thought that Victor Lindelof had fouled Divock Origi in the previous phase but the referee decided to recognize the goal after consulting VAR technology. Not stopping there, in the 44th minute, Sadio Mane hit Manchester United, but VAR denied the goal because the striker had the ball touch the ball before finishing.