LONDON: Late objectives by Edinson Cavani and Mason Greenwood sealed Manchester United a 3-1 comeback win towards Tottenham Hotspur, cementing their place within the Premier League high-4 whereas the London membership’s hopes of becoming a member of them seemed slim on Sunday.
Cavani had a objective controversially dominated out in an in any other case uninteresting first half shortly earlier than Son Heung-min gave Tottenham a fortieth-minute lead with their first shot on the right track.
The second half was way more vigorous with United dominant.
Fred equalised from shut vary simply earlier than the hour-mark and Cavani then made up for his first-half frustration by diving to go dwelling within the 79th minute.
The closest Tottenham got here to an equaliser was when Cavani headed an tried clearance towards his personal crossbar.
But substitute Greenwood made positive of the win when he fired previous Hugo Lloris with nearly the ultimate kick.
Second-placed United’s win allowed them to chop runaway leaders Manchester City’s result in 11 factors having performed one recreation fewer, though maybe extra importantly they’re 9 factors above fifth-positioned Chelsea.
Tottenham keep in seventh spot, six factors behind fourth-positioned West Ham United.