Manchester United are back in the winning ways. They beat Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday night’s Premier League clash. Cristiano Ronaldo, Edinson Cavani, and Marcus Rashford have scored for Manchester United in this match. With this win, Manchester United have climbed up to 5th place in the point table.
Tottenham Hotspur welcomed Manchester United to their home ground. Both teams were under a lot of pressure as their performance in the English Premier League was not good enough. However, the Manchester United boss set up the formation with 3-4-1-2. He used three center-backs in the defense. That is because Manchester United conceded goals almost in every match. So Ole Gunner Solskjaer played three center-backs. He also used two fullbacks as wingbacks to attack more. On the other side, Tottenham manager, Nuno Espirito Santo, played his team with 4-2-3-1 formation.
Both teams have played attacking football from the beginning of the match. But Manchester United found the net first. In the 39th minute, Cristiano Ronaldo scored with a superb volley. Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandez crossed the ball inside the box, and Ronaldo turned it into a goal. With this goal, Cristiano Ronaldo scored six goals in his six matches against Tottenham.
Manchester United doubled their lead in the second half. Edison Cavani scored on 64 minutes with the assist from Cristiano Ronaldo. It was a quick counter-attack of Manchester United. Bruno Fernandez made a wonderful run with the ball. He passed it to Ronaldo. Finally, Ronaldo provided an assist for Cavani to score.
However, Manchester United scored their third goal as Marcus Rashford found the net in 86th minutes. Rashford replaced Ronaldo in the 71st minute, and within 15 minutes, he scored for the Reds. Moreover, Rashford has scored three goals in his last four matches.
The home team, Tottenham, desperately tried to equalize with Manchester United. But they could not break the defense line of Manchester United. Tottenham took 9 shots in this match, but none of them were on target. Manchester United, on the other hand, took 10 shots, four of them were on target. As a result, Manchester United won against Tottenham Hotspur at the Spurs Stadium.