United won 2-1, with a penalty by Robin van Persie. Sir Bobby Charlton carried a bouquet of 96 roses to hand to former Liverpool striker Ian Rush, and captains Steven Gerrard and Ryan Giggs released 96 red balloons. Liverpool striker Luis Suarez and United defender Patrick Evra shook hands.
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