The Reds are 11 points behind leaders Arsenal after drawing their fourth game this season.
Such is the way of the Premiership and its clashes with international windows that, as perverse as it seems, players become more valuable when they are overlooked by England. Think of Alex Dombrandt, Danny Care and Marcus Smith when Harlequins landed the title in 2021 or how George Ford steered Leicester Tigers the following season.
Manchester City too hot to handle for Man United as they race to a 4-0 lead at half time with United fans leaving stadium in first half. United restore some sort of pride by 'winning second half' as City take foot off gas; it ends 6-3. Unplayable Erling Haaland and Phil Foden both score hat-tricks in rout.