Liverpool had it all to do at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon. The Reds faced a Manchester United side up for the challenge.

Jurgen Klopp’s men also had to contend with a biased refereeing display of the highest order from Martin Atkinson.

The game eventually ended in a draw, but Liverpool fans will feel hard done by after we faced some terrible calls.

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Martin Atkinson’s most obvious mistake was allowing United’s opening goal to stand. Marcus Rashford tucked home from a Daniel James cross to make it 1-0 after 36 minutes.

The referee missed a foul as Divock Origi went down under the challenge of a Manchester player.

Red’s fans had hoped a VAR check would rule out the goal but apparently kicking a player in the calf is not a clear and obvious error, the goal stood.

The decision summed up one of the worst refereeing decisions you’ll ever see. Every debatable decision went Manchester United’s way and Liverpool where lucky it didn’t cost them dearly.

Martin Atkinson’s performance was a massive point of topic on social media.

Here’s some of the reaction to his poor performance at Old Trafford.

Anfield Agenda gave this impassioned reaction to Manchester United’s opening goal.

One fan was on hand with some amazing stats from the game that prove just how bias the referee was.

 

This Liverpool fan joked about Martin Atkinson re-joining his United teammates after the game.

Scouse comedian Adam Rowe didn’t see the funny side and let his Twitter followers exactly what he thinks of the ref.

This Reds fan pointed out how Martin Atkinson has cost us big before.

Ricky Mann pretty much sums the referees performance up in just one tweet.

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