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Liverpool Vs. Manchester United Smashes Record To Become Most Watched Premier League Game

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Liverpool Vs. Manchester United Smashes Record To Become Most Watched Premier League Game

A massive 4.8 million fans tuned in for Liverpool vs. Manchester United, making the top-of-the-table Premier League clash the most watched game in Britain on Sky Sports.

An average of 4.5 million viewers watched the goalless draw at Anfield on Sunday - with 4.8 viewers tuning in for the final five minutes.

Sky have revealed it is the biggest audience for a match shown only on their channel in Britain.

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They have also said that only Game of Thrones has recorded bigger viewing figures than the 0-0 draw between the two English giants.

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The stalemate moves ahead of the previous most viewed fixture between the two Manchester clubs in 2012.

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Vincent Kompany headed home his side's match winner against United in a fixture watched by 4.3 million viewers on Sky Sports.

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Fans who tuned in on Sunday were ultimately disappointed as Liverpool and United played out a fairly lacklustre draw.

United remain at the top of the league with 37 points on the board, three points ahead of fourth-placed Liverpool.

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Jurgen Klopp will renew hostilities on Sunday when their teams face off in the FA Cup at Old Trafford.

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Topics: Liverpool, Football News, Football, Manchester United, Premier League, Sky Sports

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