During the game, Antony made a gesture close to the advertising board, which led to a brief incident between Tsimikas and Antony. As the first half progressed, the left-back for Liverpool, Tsimikas, was confronted with the difficulty of restraining the Brazilian player Antony. This situation occurred approximately halfway through the first half.
While Antony was attempting to bring the ball closer to the sideline, Tsimikas was able to shield it, which prompted teammate defender Van Dijk to urge him to be more careful. Van Dijk gave Tsimikas the advice to maintain his composure and shun bookings that were not necessary.
There were a total of six yellow cards dispersed throughout the play, which was overseen by referee Michael Oliver. All of the following individuals have been given bookings: Darwin Nunez, Wataru Endo, Kobbie Mainoo, Sofyan Amrabat, Luke Shaw, and Marcus Rashford. On top of that, Diogo Dalot was booked and then kicked off the field for two separate acts of dissent that occurred during stoppage time in the second half of the match.
During the current season, Tsimikas has not received either a yellow or a red card, which is a testament to his impeccable disciplinary record for Liverpool. It is highly likely that Van Dijk is hoping that this streak will continue, especially considering the packed schedule of upcoming matches.
Although Liverpool had a number of opportunities to score against United, none of their 34 attempts were successful in finding the back of the net, which led to a performance that was not very impressive. In the last stages of the second half, Nunez failed to capitalize on a situation by not pursuing the ball. He was under the impression that Diaz had been fouled inside the box only a few moments earlier.
Rasmus Hojlund had the most major opportunity for United, but his shot went straight at Alisson, leaving him without a goal in the Premier League.
As the final whistle blew, both teams agreed to settle for a point, with Liverpool maybe being more dissatisfied than the other team considering their general dominance throughout the encounter. The game included periods of intensity as well as opportunities that were not taken advantage of, leaving both groups of fans eagerly anticipating the next chapter in this long-standing rivalry.