Red Devils Left Red Faced

Stoke City v Manchester United

* key minutes in the game

2- Rashford streamed forward, tried to pass to Lukaku, Zouma intervened.

3- Jese’ with first shot of the game.

5- Darmian with an imperative tackle, corner to Stoke. de Gea fumbled corner, then catches ball.

6- Valencia sprinted forward, thwarted by Stoke defence.

11- Lukaku caught offside.

21- Valencia passed to Herrera, cross too deep from Herrera, goal kick to Stoke.

22- Fletcher won the ball initially, Stoke too short a pass for Pieters, Valencia stopped Stoke attack.

23- Bailly superbly passed the ball to Rashford, first save by either team to Butland.

24- Lukaku fouled by Fletcher.

26- Pogba gives the ball to Rashford, well intervened by Butland.

27- Shaqiri, great save by de Gea. Rashford shot, unbelievably saved by Butland.

34- Valencia with another foray forward, crossed too deep.

38- Matic with a poor cross.

42- Mikhitaryan won corner off Wimmer.

43- Fletcher passed to Diouf who crossed accurately to Choupo-Moting with a fantastic finish.

45+1- Matic crossed ball onto Pogba headed the ball rebounded off Rashford, who scored.

45+2- Great ball from Valencia to Lukaku, saved by Butland.

1/2 time review– Stoke made a contest of it, but will be disappointed having conceded a late goal.

45-Martins Indi on for Cameron for Stoke City.

47- Two corners in a row for Manchester United.

48- Pogba shot saved.

55- Shaqiri crossed it too deep.

57- Darmian with a good intercept, forced a turnover for Stoke City, passed to Mikhitaryan who passed the ball onto Lukaku. Superbly saved by Butland, Lukaku scored off the rebound.

59- Rashford great break, took too long too pass.

62- Jese’ with a superb shot, unbelievably saved by de Gea.

63- Shaqiri corner headed in expertly by Choupo-Moting for his second goal of the game.

72- Mata came on for Rashford for United.

73- Martial came on for Herrera for United.

75- Berahino came on for Jese’ for the home side.

84- Lingard on for Mikhataryan for the visitor’s.

89- Valencia passed to Mata, who won a free kick for the away side.

90- Lukaku had two shots blocked by the Stoke wall.

90+4- Pogba shot way over the bar.

Full Time Review– Two points lost for United in their quest for a top four finish and a possible title tilt.

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