Manchester United needed two late goals to squeak by Middlesbrough 2-1 at Old Trafford. It sure looked like the guys would lose to the Boro on this day. Not so fast bucko. Riding to the rescue was Anthony Martial 85th minute and Paul Progba 86th minute to pull the Red Devils chestnuts out of the fire.
This was Man U’s fourth straight win.
The Red Devils have 36 points and are in position to get a top four finish if the season breaks right for Man U.
EPL Match Summary: Paul Pogba’s headed winner completed a dramatic late turnaround for Manchester United at Old Trafford.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic had a goal disallowed for in the first half, before Alvaro Negrdeo teed up Middlesbrough’s Grant Leadbitter to break the deadlock on 67 minutes.
Middlesbrough goalkeeper Victor Valdes then saved from Ibrahimovic, substitute Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial as Jose Mourinho’s side piled on the pressure.
Juan Mata also saw a late effort deflected narrowly wide and it looked like Boro would hang on.
But Martial equalized with five minutes left and Pogba’s header flew into the top corner a minute later to grab United’s 10th victory of the Premier League campaign.
Chelsea kept the pressure on the rest of the chasers with a 4-2 win over Stoke City.
Everton and Hull City tied two all.
Leicester City got by West Ham 1-0.
West Brom defeated Southampton 2-1 and Bournemouth blew out Swansea City 3-0 to sink the Swans further in abyss of the voce vai zone.
Liverpool scored off a power ball header from Georginio Wijnaldum in the 8th minute for the only score of the math. The Reds win 1-0 at Anfield to stay six points behind Chelsea who has the pole positon.
The Blues have 46 points. Liverpool is second with 43 points. Man Shitty is third for now with 39 points. This was Shitty’s fourth loss of the season.
Arsenal has a hot date with Crystal Palace later today. My Gunners, 37 points, can jump into third place with the win.
EPL Match Summary on the Reds win. “A superb header by Georginio Wijnaldum secured victory for second-placed Liverpool against third-placed Manchester City.
The Reds led after eight minutes when Adam Lallana broke on the left and crossed for Dutchman Wijnaldum, whose clinical header found the corner.
In a finely-balanced encounter, Pep Guardiola’s City began to exert more influence after the interval.
David Silva and Raheem Sterling had chances, while Liverpool carried a constant threat on the counterattack.
City could not find a way through meaning Jürgen Klopp’s side took a fourth straight win, moving four points clear of City and six behind leaders Chelsea.”