MANCHESTER, England – Manchester United’s Scott McTominay and Anthony Martial secured a well-earned 2-0 victory over Everton because the hosts climbed above Newcastle United into provisional third spot within the Premier League on Saturday.
Erik ten Hag’s United workforce are within the thick of the race to complete within the prime 4, with 56 factors from 29 video games, three forward of Newcastle, who’ve a recreation in hand, and 6 greater than Tottenham Hotspur, with these sides enjoying in a while Saturday.
The defeat for Sean Dyche’s Everton, who’re battling to keep away from relegation, leaves them in sixteenth spot, exterior the drop zone solely on aim distinction and stage on 27 factors with Nottingham Forest in seventeenth place and Bournemouth who’re 18th.
United pressed goalkeeper Jordan Pickford into responsibility early at a sun-drenched Outdated Trafford and arrange camp in Everton’s half for a lot of the recreation. The Reds have been lastly rewarded within the thirty sixth minute when Jadon Sancho threaded a move to the charging McTominay who netted from shut vary.
Marcus Rashford, who had quite a few possibilities on his 350th look for United in all competitions, arrange Martial’s aim within the 71st with a cross that discovered the second-half substitute alone within the field to attain.
United have been lacking Casemiro, who accomplished a four-game ban on Saturday, however fellow midfielder Christian Eriksen returned from an ankle damage when he got here on after 77 minutes for his first look since Jan. 28.
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