Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool appeared set to secure a first English top-flight title in 30 years when the season was suspended, sitting 25 points clear of...
When at their best, Liverpool have shown they are more than capable of second leg fightbacks at home.
Victory keeps United hot on the heels of Chelsea for a top-four finish in the Premier League just three points behind the Blues in fifth place.
New signing Bruno Fernandes opened his goal-scoring account for United at Old Trafford from the penalty spot.
Saul Niguez scores the only goal of the match in the fourth minute, and the hosts hold on to take the slender lead to Anfield for the second leg.
The German boss has drawn criticism for announcing that neither he nor his first-team players will be present for the fourth-round replay against Shrewsbury....
Liverpool, who now have 22 wins in 23 league games this season, also have a game in hand over second-placed Manchester City to come.
The 1-1 draw between the sides at Old Trafford in October is the only Premier League game Liverpool have not won so far this season.
The action was spectacular, exciting and colourful for 12 months around the globe.
An unrecognisable Liverpool line-up contained five debutants and an average age of 19 years, six months and three days.
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