In an incredible spectacle the Reds played scintillating football to pull ahead 4-1 thanks to goals from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino, before City scored twice late to have Liverpool fans on the edge of their seat.
The victory lifts Liverpool to third on the table, whilst City’s lead at the top is still monumental, 12 points ahead of United.
Arsenal’s woes continued in Bournemouth, falling 2-1 despite leading early in the second half.
Goals in the 70th and 74th minutes from Callum Wilson and Jordan Ibe claimed all three points for the home side, who now sit 13th after a strong patch of form.
The loss keeps Arsenal eight points behind the top four clubs and five points behind cross-town rivals Tottenham.
Chelsea were another top club to drop points on Matchday 23, being held to a frustrating 0-0 draw in front of their home crowd against Leicester City.
It’s the third straight goalless draw across all competitions for Chelsea, who have a golden opportunity to turn around their form in West Brom.
Tottenham’s fortunes were brighter than their London counterparts, recording a 4-0 win over Everton.
To nobody’s surprise star striker Harry Kane found his name on the scoresheet, netting twice, whilst Christian Eriksen and Son Heung-Min put exclamation marks on the victory.
The loss is Everton’s third straight defeat after seemingly turning around their derailing campaign, yet sit at a healthy ninth spot on the league table.
New Stoke boss Paul Lambert watched on his new charges from the stands, who now sit one point deep into the relegation zone.
Paul Pogba was best afield for United, registering two assists and taking his personal Premier League unbeaten streak to 35 games.
West Ham United recorded a thumping 4-1 victory over Huddersfield thanks to a superb display from in-form forward Marko Arnautovic, who netted a goal and assisted two more.
Arnautovic has now scored six goals in his last seven games after struggling early in the campaign.
Manuel Lanzini scored twice for the Hammers, with Mark Noble scoring the first.
Huddersfield’s winless streak extends to five fixtures following the loss, whilst West Ham are undefeated in their last four.
Crystal Palace and West Brom recorded home victories over Burnley and Brighton respectively.
Palace’s Timothy Fosu-Mensah was dominant in the 1-0 win, whilst West Brom’s Craig Dawson starred in the 2-0 victory.
The points were split between Newcastle and Swansea as well as Watford and Southampton, with each club unable to keep clean sheets.
James Ward-Prouse scored a brace for Southampton and Kyle Bartley starred for Swansea.