Wayne Rooney's second-half double secured a 2-1 win for Manchester United against Liverpool, a result that moved them top of the Barclays Premier League.
Rooney struck twice in three minutes right after the restart, ensuring United survived a nervy finish after Luis Suarez had pulled a goal back.
However, with Suarez refusing to shake Patrice Evra's hand before kick-off and the United skipper apparently trying to confront his opponent at half-time, the off-field problems which have scarred this rivalry over the past few months have merely continued.
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