And, of course, United get a massive ticket allocation. The fans in West London on Saturday certainly did United proud. They never stopped singing. If anything, they got louder when it the Reds went 3-0 down. Now that’s real support.
At least the pain was eased by the incredible chaos at City. And good old Rafa seems to be teetering on the brink over at Anfield. But there’s no getting away from the fact that it was a black day.
Now's the time for the squad to show some real character and start reeling off a run of wins. Christmas cheer might be in short supply at Carrington this year but we can put that right when we travel to Hull and back on the 27 December.