The Red Devils won 2-1 at Old Trafford and had chances to score more goals. Rashford was the main protagonist. On Saturday, the Etihad Stadium will host the Manchester derby.
Manchester United achieved an important victory against Tottenham Hotspur (2-1) on game-week 15 of the Premier League. The three points allow the Red Devils to climb up over the London side and gets closer to European places.
Solskjaer’s men started the game at a great level. Marcus Rashford, in the 7th minute, made the 1-0 after a powerful shot. After the goal United had a string of chances. Gazzaniga denied Greenwood’s goal and Rashford himself hit the crossbar. However, in an isolated play, the current runner-up of the Champions League levelled thanks to Dele Alli (minute 39).
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The result did not show what was seen in the first half, and Rashford soon put things in place. Just after the break, he forced a penalty that he took, scoring the final 2-1. The fans at Old Trafford left the Stadium very happy and optimistic for Saturday’s derby at the Etihad Stadium.