Three penalties. THREE! The Football Transfer Tavern is still in shock at what it saw on Sunday, as Liverpool out-thought and outfought their fiercest rivals Manchester United.
Before the game, the Red Devils supporters in the tavern were surprisingly confident, suggesting that form doesn’t count for anything in these sort of games – it’s pure hatred.
A few Liverpool punters backed a Steven Gerrard penalty to seal a 1-0 victory but I don’t think many anticipated what actually happened.
Surprisingly, though it wasn’t Brendan Rodgers’ disciples who were the happiest at the full-time whistle. It was our Arsenal-supporting regulars who unleashed a torrent of abuse towards former Gunner – and traitor, Robin van Persie.
The Gooners have been loving the decline of United since Sir Alex Ferguson left because it now makes RVP’s decision to leave the Emirates Stadium look a little premature.
One particularArsenal fan – who is disgustingly obnoxious, ignorant and narcissistic – hasn’t forgiven the Dutchman and come full-time at Old Trafford, had another message for the striker.
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