Manchester United Beats Liverpool 2-1 to Extend League Lead

Manchester United stretched its lead in English soccer’s Premier League to 10 points with a 2-1 win against Liverpool at Old Trafford.

Second-place Manchester City can cut the gap back to seven points with a win against Arsenal in today’s other game.

Robin van Persie and Nemanja Vidic got goals for United, with Daniel Sturridge replying for Liverpool.

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