United had taken a three goal lead after just 24 minutes at Anfield.
Steve Bruce, Ryan Giggs and Denis Irwin scored and put United firmly in the driver's seat.
Nigel Clough scored twice before the break, making the unthinkable a possibility.
Liverpool rekindled memories of their golden years as the possibility became reality.
Neil Ruddock headed an equaliser with 11 minutes remaining, almost knocking himself out in the process!