At that stage, Jürgen Klopp’s side appeared more vibrant, more cohesive and, quite simply, more talented. But now, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team flying high, the quality gap has shrunk.
On Sunday, England’s two most successful clubs go head to head in Manchester and the home side will be desperate to derail Liverpool’s Premier League title bid.
Our team contains five United players and six from the red half of Merseyside. Let us you know thoughts on the XI in the video above by tweeting us @FB_Whispers.