Liverpool Downs Man United At Anfield, Leads Europa League Series (Videos)

Liverpool produced a sensational performance to take a 2-0 lead in its UEFA Europa League series with Manchester United on a night to remember at Anfield.

A Daniel Sturridge penalty kick in the first half and Roberto Firmino’s latest goal in the closing stages were the key moments in a display that would have brought even more were it not for David de Gea in the opposition goal.

The key points:

Sturridge’s penalty kick put the Reds ahead after 20 minutes.

De Gea denied Philippe Coutinho, Sturridge and Adam Lallana.

A Brilliant Firmino doubled the advantage in final stages.

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Thumbnail photo via Jon Super/Associated Press

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