Jamie Carragher picks four Liverpool players for praise after win against Manchester United

Jamie Carragher

Liverpool won against Manchester United in the Europa League on Thursday.

Jamie Carragher has taken to social networking site Twitter to give his reaction to Liverpool’s win against Manchester United at home on Thursday evening.

Liverpool got the better of Premier League rivals United at Anfield in the first leg of the Europa League last-16 tie.

Daniel Sturridge put the Reds in the lead in the 20th minute, and Roberto Firmino added the second in the 73rd minute.

Former Liverpool legend Carragher has expressed his delight at the final result and has picked four players for special praise: Firmino, Philippe Coutinho, Adam Lallana and Nathaniel Clyne.

Over the course of the 90 minutes at Anfield, hosts Liverpool had 56% of the possession, took 13 shots of which eight were on target, and earned seven corners.

Visitors United had 44% of the possession, took five shots of which only one was on target, and did not earn a single corner.

The second leg of the Europa League last-16 tie will be played at Old Trafford next week.

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