He thought that his side were doing well up until the moment that Rooney opened the scoring for his quickly hit brace at the start of the second half.
Liverpool did get a goal back through Suarez, but it was too little, too late for Dalglish’s men.
"Obviously the goal goals coming as quick as they did made it very difficult for us to try and get anything from the game,"he said.
"To the boys' credit they got back and got a goal, but I think overall you could say they (United) were the better side. But you would expect them to be at home."