The transformation of Manchester United under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is striking: after the 0-1 victory in the top match against Tottenham Hotspur won the since the departure of Jose Mourinho now six matches in a row. The victory at Wembley had United (again) in large degree, thanks to goalkeeper David De Gea.
Jan Vertonghen returned to Tottenham back in central defence, next to buddy Toby Alderweireld. With Manchester United missing Marouane Fellaini in the selection and started Romelu Lukaku on the bench.
In an enjoyable first half seemed to Harry Kane midway through the score to open, but the English striker ran offside and saw his goal disallowed. The topper remained for rest initially locked, until just before half-time the visitors ‘ lead came. After a great pass from Pogba worked Rashford clean off with a scrubber diagonally within: 0-1.
After rest went to the Spurs immediately, frantically looking for the equalizer, but they hit on David De Gea. The Spanish goalkeeper stood right on a shot of Kane and a header from Dele Alli. By the pressure of the home team was United, however, also space on the other side but in goal had Hugo Lloris not inferior to his colleague. Three times, he kept Pogba a goal: the Frenchman knew with a header, a viciously lobe, and a slider in the corner after taking Martial.
Again and again The Gea
However, it was The Gea that most of the work was to refurbish but still managed to get his nets intact, to keep: with a new header from Kane, he was standing on the right place, when Dele Alli only at him, and if storms, he saved the foot, and a handsome deviation from Alderweireld on corner foiled, he with the knee.
Lukaku if the last 20 minutes is more Martial get replaced but he had no opportunities to decorate. It was, however, in re Kane that there could finish but again… on The Gea collided. The attempt of Llorente in the end it was anyway too weak to the keeper to trouble you.
By this new victory is United in addition to Arsenal in fifth place. By the second thuisnederlaag on row threatens Tottenham touch with the top two to lose: the leader of Liverpool has now been nine points ahead and Manchester City tomorrow/Monday win of Wolverhampton walk The Citizens also all five points.
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