Manchester City stamped their authority on the Premier League title race with a remarkable victory at reigning champions Liverpool.
Majestic Manchester United marched into the last 16 of the Emirates FA Cup and piled on the misery for badly out-of-form Liverpool at Old Trafford.
Seven games into the Premier League campaign and Manchester City, remarkably, remain in the bottom half of the table following their failure to beat Liverpool.
It was far from the rout many pundits had predicted, but Manchester United still failed to halt the Liverpool juggernaut that is rolling relentlessly and unimpeded towards a first-ever Premier League title
It’s a long way back for Manchester City in their pursuit of a hat-trick of Premier League titles.