Man U stopped the bleeding with a shutout win over Burnley at the Clarets house. Romelu Lukaku led the Red Devils with the daily double.
Man U stays put on tenth place with six points.
Watford came back to upset Spurs 2-1 at the Hornets house. The loss drops Tottenham to fifth while Watford is a four for four good enough for third place with twelve points.
The Blues are second with a plus seven while the Hornets are a plus six.
EPL Match Report on the Red Devils win:” A double from Romelu Lukaku returned Manchester United to winning ways, with a 2-0 victory at Burnley.
After a bright start from United Lukaku headed them into the lead from Alexis Sanchez’s cross on 27 minutes.
Joe Hart saved from Lukaku after a United counter-attack but could not deny him a second a minute before half-time when a deflected shot fell to him.
Paul Pogba missed a chance to make it 3-0 when his penalty, won by substitute Marcus Rashford, was saved by Hart.
Rashford was sent off shortly afterwards for violent conduct off the ball with Phil Bardsley.
Despite the man disadvantage Lukaku was twice denied a hat-trick when through on goal, first by Hart, then by a recovering Ben Mee.
The win sends United 10th while Burnley are second from bottom.