Tottenham v Manchester United Review
Pre Match Analysis– It was second against fifth in this one. It is highly unlikely that Manchester United will catch Manchester City as they are far behind them at the moment. In fact Manchester United has little to play for as they are unlikely to lose their second place position.
First Half Analysis– Manchester United played a three-four-three formation. They chose to put Mata and Rashford on the bench. Remarkably Eriksen scored in the first minute. In the twenty-eighth minute Jones put the ball into his own net scoring an own goal! What a catastrophic moment for Manchester United! Lloris made an outstanding save from French team mate, Martial. Captain Lloris led from the front. Pogba missed a golden opportunity to peg back a goal for Manchester United. David de Gea made a good save from Kane to keep the score at two-nil and to keep Manchester United in the game.
Half Time Analysis– The game was all but over at Half Time with Tottenham leading by two goals to nil at Half Time. Manchester United didn’t look hungry and up for the game from the first minute onwards.
Second Half Analysis– Son should have finished the game off him early in the Second Half, but failed to deliver an end product. Eriksen nearly put the game beyond doubt with a swerving shot that went just wide of the goal. David de Gea made some more crucial saves, keeping Manchester United in the game. That was how the game ended, two-nil to Tottenham.
Full Time Analysis– Possession stats were relatively even between the two sides involved. Tottenham had twenty-two shots to six, with Tottenham having six shots on target to Manchester United’s three. Incredibly Manchester United was caught offside on nine occasions. Despite the loss Manchester United remain in second place.