Carrick, Ferdinand and more: Twitter reacts as Man Utd beat Liverpool

Michael Carrick and Rio Ferdinand take to Twitter after Manchester United's 1-0 victory over Liverpool

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Michael Carrick posts a photo of Man Utd supporters at Anfield Photo: Michael Carrick/Twitter

Wayne Rooney continued his goal-scoring form with the winner at Anfield as Manchester United beat Liverpool 1-0 in Sunday’s early kick-off.

The United skipper scored the decisive goal with 11 minutes remaining after the England international reacted quickest when Marouane Fellaini’s header rebounded off the woodwork.

Here is a selection of the best Twitter reaction from the professionals, past and present, in chronological order to United’s late win at Anfield.

Marcos Rojo has a pre-match message for his team-mates as the Argentina international joined Michael Carrick and Phil Jones in the stands at Anfield:

Unsurprisingly, there is plenty of praise for 30-year-old Rooney after his third Premier League goal of the week and his first at Anfield since 2005:

While many United supporters aren’t happy with the performance from the away side, ex-Red Devil Rio Ferdinand is full of appreciation for a scrappy 1-0 win away from home at a rival:

Former Liverpool striker Adam Morgan isn’t happy watching the injured United contingent celebrating in the stands:

Gary Lineker has his say on the 1-0 win:

Finally, Carrick posts a photo of United’s loyal supporters:

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