As Manchester United held on to a goalless draw against Liverpool at Anfield, Diogo Dalot saw two yellow cards in 10 seconds.

Diogo Dalot Branded ‘Naive’ Over Late Red Card

The incident took place in injury time of the game after the Portuguese ranted against a throw-in decision that went against him.


Referee Michael Oliver brandished two yellows leaving the Red Devils with 10 men for the end of the game.

Captain on the night, Scott McTominay has claimed the sending-off came about as a result of Diogo Dalot naivety, per Alex Crook of talkSPORT.


However, the draw felt almost like a win for the Manchester-based club after their terrible run of form saw them lose three times in four games in all competitions.

While taking a point, they also denied Liverpool the chance to go top of the table, with Arsenal maintaining their lead.


As per OptaAnalyst, the Red Devils have now gone over eight hours of playing time at Anfield without scoring a goal.

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However, their last goal at the venue was scored by Jesse Lingard in 2018.

Also, Erik Ten Hag’s men will take the field again on Saturday, December 23 when they take on David Moyes’ West Ham, as they look to overtake Newcastle United in sixth place.


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