Marcus Rashford’s superior strike from a sleeky Paul Pogba cross on Sunday night time at Wembley was the distinction as Manchester United defeated Tottenham, making it 7 wins for new Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjær.
It was a recreation of two halves as Manchester United’s purpose got here on the cusp of halftime with Man U dominating the primary half whereas Tottenham managed majority of the second half.
Gunnar Solksjaer, again from a heat climate coaching journey to Dubai, began along with his trusted entrance three- Marcus Rashford, Jesse Lingard and Anthony Martial leaving out Romelu Lukaku on the bench whereas Tottenham coach, Mauricio Pochettino, the favourite to develop into subsequent manager of Manchester United, began surprisingly with Sissoko in midfield and a entrance three of Harry Kane, Son and Dele Alli.
Legendary manager, Sir Alex Ferguson, was on the stadium to look at his former prices, after reportedly inspiring the gamers in the coaching floor throughout the yr.
Matic and Herrera stood in entrance of the again 4 and shielded Man U from the runs of Winks, Alli and Son. Each time the Manchester United protection was damaged, David De Gea, courted by Europe’s largest groups, got here to the rescue of the crew.
Within the second half, Pochettino launched Llorente and Lamela to bail out his already dropping crew, however time and time once more, at any time when the Manchester United protection was damaged, De Gea, got here to the rescue- along with his arms, legs and no matter he might use to provoke his leaky defense- a protection that really wants a brand new commander.
Again and again, social media has been awash with statements like ‘De Gea is so good he can save your marriage’, going by at present’s performances, one in which he made 11 saves, these social media statements are clearly an understatement.
Harry Kane, who toiled and prodded repeatedly, with De Gea refusing to budge limped on the finish of the match, with what might probably be a groin or hamstring drawback.
With this win, Ole Gunnar Solksjaer has eclipsed Sir Matt Busby’s report of successful his first 5 league video games in cost by making it six on the bounce. Whereas it’s Tottenham’s sixth league defeat of the season.
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