Connect with us

Manchester United News

Manchester United Retain Premier League Top Spot With A Crucial Win Over Fulham

Published

on

Premier League

After Manchester City’s win over Aston Villa, they moved to the top of the table, while United were left to battle Fulham if they wanted to retain their spot as league leaders.Premier League

Barely 24 hours after they were displaced, Pogba’s goal drove the Red Devils back to the top again with 40 points in all league matches this season.

Fulham players were on fire at Craven Cottage when Ademola Lookman calculated an incoming ball from André Zambo Anguissa, ramming the ball in the bottom corner of United post.

Ole Gunnan’s men had the worst possible start as current league leaders. It was a goal in the early minutes, so, a lot could still go down before full-time. United were under pressure to work their winning ways and deliver.

Read This Post:  Manchester City Destroys Crystal Palace to Move to Second on the Table as Liverpool Drop

This time, Solskjaer started Edinson Cavani, in place of Marcus Rashford and the 33 years old did not fail to prove himself, as he levelled for United in the 22nd minute.

After Fulham’s goal, Manchester United started creating chances and pressuring, trying to find the net. Alphonse Areola fired a shot from Bruno Fernandez cross, but, the ball only hit the post. Cavani knew the struggle was not over yet, as he wiped the rebound in.

Read This Post:  Another Total Lockdown Will Be Difficult To Cope With In Lagos - Gov. Sanwo-Olu

The Red Devils had more ball possession after they were levelled with Fulham, as they tried to find the back of the net. The match stayed 1-1 at halftime. In the second half, United’s breakthrough finally came through Pogba, when he saw the a lagging Fulham’s defence, took advantage and curled in a beautiful ball to make the scoreline 2-1.

Pogba has an history of unexpectedly coming to United rescue.

Premier League

Top 12 Premier League Standing

The league leaders were going for a third immediately, when Cavani tried a beautiful shot which was skillfully denied by Areola. Fulham tried to restore the game back to parity later in the second half, when Aleksander Mitrovic header was deflected wide by Eric Bailly.

Read This Post:  What's The Future? FG Finalized to sell Govt Properties to Fund 2021 Budget

Click Here To Join Our Facebook Manchester United Fans Group For All Manchester United News.

At the end of ninety minutes, United recorded a well fought win over Fulham and retained their spot as Premier league leaders. They are currently two points ahead of strict rivals, Manchester City with more matched to play

Copyright 2021 The People of Nigeria. Permission to Copy, use Images and quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate cridit (Link) being giving to this 'source page' or www.thepeopleofnigeria.com otherwise, legal action will be taken.

Trending