LONDON (AP) – Edinson Cavani scored a header to equalize Fred’s equalizer when Manchester United 3 on Sunday. Beat Tottenham Hotspur 1, strengthening second place in the Premier League, with a further blow to former coach Jose Mourinho in the Champions League. qualification hopes.
Cavani’s euphoria when scoring was evident as he celebrated in the empty stadium in north London after something opened up about Son Heng Min falling into the trap of Scott McTomine.
Son was even more annoying for United, then Dean Henderson beat the goalkeeper near the goal to put Tottenham ahead in the 40th minute.
But United’s return began in the 57th minute when Fred strangled Cavani for a shot by Hugo Lloris and the Brazilian returned his first Premier League goal since 2018.
Rejecting Bruno Fernandez, Lloris was beaten again in the 79th minute when the nutmeg of the Portuguese national team midfielder helped Mason Greenwood create the cross that Cavanagh received with a header.
And Greenwood shone further in the sixth minute of the game, scoring after Paul Pogba and Cavani joined the English striker for a shot that Loris hit but could not hold back.
While “United” is in the second place, “Tottenham” has dropped six points from the fourth place. Seven games left in the irregular season, as a result of which the short title bid collapsed.
The English Premier League Cup was 11 points ahead of United for Manchester City, but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is still the team with the highest record since being runner-up under Mourinho three years ago.
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