Manchester United has reached level with Liverpool and is divided only by goal difference from the champions. The Ole Gunnar Solskjær squad owes this to the 15th goal of the season by Bruno Fernandes. “United found a way to get the win, as they did against Wolves, with the Portuguese scoring the winner shortly after Aston Villa equalized. Jordan Henderson: “I was in a really dark position.
It made me a lot stronger.| Donald McRaeRead moreLiverpool at Southampton on Monday will pull away on points again, but United play at Burnley on Tuesday and could face the side of Jurgen Klopp at Anfield on Jan. 17 and lead the league themselves. Rewarding for Solskjær was how his players fought and he was able to point to several excellent results.
It was David De Gea who saved a shot from Matty Cash in the closing stages and Eric Bailly who blocked a shot from Kienan Davis. “After the final whistle, the Ivorian was hailed for his heroics: “You can see how much it means to him and the boys,” Solskjær said of the center-back. “Football WeeklyNewcastle, Liverpool, Villa, Meat and the EFLSorry, your browser does not support audio – but you can download it here and listen to https://audio.guim.co.uk/2020/05/05-61553-gnl.fw.200505 .jf.ch7DW.mp300:00:0000:00:00: “United came quickly out of the starting blocks, Paul Pogba, Fernandes and Anthony Martial caused chaos in Villa’s penalty area and each had the opportunity to test Emiliano Martínez.
De Gea chipped the ball into the box and he juggled and fed Rashford when it came to Pogba, who set up Wan-Bissaka on the right flank.
“He chose a cross again and it was pinpoint: Martial headed in, with Tyrone Mings at fault for not intervening. “I could just hear voices – back post, front post,” said Wan-Bissaka. “They were equal with Liverpool’s 33 points when United began the second half: So here was a match management challenge for them. A nice slant pass from Fred, who served as Martial, who released Rashford on the left, was the first action. Number 10 moved behind and Martínez cleared his low cross. With Grealish setting up Watkins, Villa responded: the header of the center forward went across goal, but De Gea was able to hold it out. When he served Anwar El Ghazi with a diagonal pass, Grealish was again the beneficiary: his shot went past the United keeper but not the right post. It was a strong sign that a second goal was badly needed by United. Tomas Soucek is late to overwhelm Everton against West Ham. Read more As he opened space with his nimble feet, Rashford came close to equalizing, but his effort was too close to Martínez.
And the carelessness of United was also expensive, as Grealish struck. The captain of Villa charged into the penalty area of United, played the ball to his right, and the equalizer was scored by Bertrand Traoré. The game has turned