The Red Devils tweeted a touching picture showing United and Liverpool players shaking hands:
It's a gesture that Liverpool had earlier in the year echoed by remembering United's own terrible loss of life in the Munich air disaster:
Thinking of those who lost their lives in the Munich air crash. Some things are more important than football rivalry. pic.twitter.com/bUpOtvTNMl— Liverpool FC (@LFC) February 6, 2014
The two clubs and their sets of supporters have often been at loggerheads as they compete for the biggest prizes in football, but they have shown they can put their rivalry to one side.