Merseyside Police tweeted: "Thanks to both sets of fans for respecting the occasion today. The vast majority behaved impeccably and did their clubs proud."
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Thousands are expected across the North West to welcome in the year of the Monkey.
Unsettled with frequent outbreaks of rain. It feels like the unsettled weather is on a loop at present
Unsettled weather for the foreseeable future, but some respite on Saturday night