Manchester United had the best chance to go top of the Premier League with a triumph over Everton at Old Trafford on Saturday lunch break.
Anthony Martial had actually smashed them into a first-half lead, though they were pegged back in the second-half thanks to a great break from the Toffees which ended with Andros Townsend’s slide-rule surface.
Thereafter, the Red Devils puffed without ever coming close to scoring the winner.
Thanks to VAR, United were fortunate they didn’t lose as Yerry Mina was partially offside when slotting in with 8 minutes left.
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Townsend’s objective was the ninth time in a row that Man United have actually yielded at Old Trafford, showing that all is not well in defence, in spite of the acquisition of Raphael Varane from Old Trafford.
9 – Manchester United have actually yielded a minimum of as soon as in each of their last 9 league matches at Old Trafford, their longest run of video games without a tidy sheet in the house in the top-flight because February 1971 (10 video games). Countered. pic.twitter.com/xjpQ1Sc0Hm
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It’s likewise the longest run without a tidy sheet in the house for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side because 1971.
That stressing stat plainly requires to be resolved if United do have real goals of winning the title.