Premier League ’18-19 – Highlights: Tottenham Sink Manchester United
This is the last match of Match Day 3 of 38. The highlights are appended below the points table. In case, you missed the last matches, click here.
Points Table – Premier League ’18-19
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Match 10 of 10: Manchester United vs Tottenham
Result: 0 – 3
- Tottenham: Harry Kane 50′, Lucas Moura 52′, 84′
|Manchester United||Team Stats||Tottenham|
|5||Shots On Target||5|
- Tottenham heaped on more misfortune for Manchester United, running out 3-0 champs at Old Trafford to hand the hosts a second Premier League defeat in the two consecutive weeks.
- Jose Mourinho’s side was feeling the squeeze to get a win following a 3-2 misfortune to Brighton and Fred about gave them a fantasy beginning when he chested down a free ball in Tottenham’s penalty region and terminated a low volley into the side netting.
— beIN SPORTS (@beINSPORTS) 27 August 2018
- Romelu Lukaku at that point spurned another brilliant possibility at the United opener in the following 15 minutes, when he terminated wide of an open net after a poor back pass from Danny Rose enabled the Belgium global to round Hugo Lloris.
- Luke Shaw was alongside set up Lukaku, pursuing down a long ball and reducing to the previous Chelsea player just to see him scrape his first-time endeavour at the goal keeper.
If only there had been some way Manchester United might have been able to predict that José Mourinho’s appointment would result in two years of supernaturally boring football followed by everything going tits up.
But no. There was absolutely no way of knowing this would happen.
— Sam Kelly (@HEGS_com) 27 August 2018
- Harry Kane was demonstrated a merited yellow card as the match neared the 25-minute check for a sliding studs-up challenge on Antonio Valencia.
- Dele Alli blew Spurs’ most obvious opportunity up to that point not long after the alert, spilling around David De Gea as opposed to intersection to a completely open Kane right in front of Manchester’s goal.
Manchester United have lost by 3+ goals at Old Trafford for the first time in any competition since March 2014 (3-0 vs. Manchester City).
The first time it has happened under José Mourinho. ? pic.twitter.com/ODwHxL2z6B
— Squawka Football (@Squawka) 27 August 2018
- Manchester United kept on molding the better of the odds with Fred twisting wide of the far post after a perfect stepover and Paul Pogba constraining a spare from Lloris with a low line drive from outside the penalty region.
- Tottenham came to form as the principal half wore on, yet the last move was absent for the guests as Christian Eriksen constrained a De Gea spare before simply passing up a shameless pass into the region from Alli.
One thing is for certain: Manchester United are in crisis mode. The club can brief what they want, but results speak louder and some players look like they have totally given up playing for Mourinho.
— Liam Canning (@LiamPaulCanning) 27 August 2018
- Tottenham were in front not long after the restart with Kane heading home from a Kieran Trippier corner and Lloris denying Lukaku to save Spurs’ lead. It was Kane’s first goal in five appearances at Old Trafford.
- Furthermore, minutes after, United went two down when Ander Herrera kept Eriksen onside and the Denmark international crossed for Lucas Moura, who discharged in a first-time shot to make it 2-0.
Only Zidane can save Manchester United now. pic.twitter.com/5vEnH4qpAQ
— B/R Football (@brfootball) 27 August 2018
- The hosts were scrambling to discover a path again into the match and Lukaku’s running the correct channel enabled him to set up an onrushing Lingard, whose diverted first-time shot circled over Lloris’ crossbar.
- Lucas put the match away a short ways from full-time, utilizing his speed to open up the United back-line before evading Chris Smalling and discharging a relentless shot past De Gea.
Me laughing at Manchester United??? pic.twitter.com/0CudpqLFY0
— Nana Poku (@nana___pee) 27 August 2018
- The triumph implies Spurs keep pace with Liverpool, Watford and Chelsea on nine point on the table and puts Man United on three points and in thirteenth place.
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