Man United survive late scare to earn victory over Everton

first_img Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade 3 Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade Pogba pounced on the rebound to his saved penalty BEST OF A lapse in concentration saw Everton gifted a penalty with ten minutes to go, which Gylfi Sigurdsson converted to set up a nervous finish.Mourinho’s men usurp the Toffees in eighth place with a win that was not always straightforward as the visitors displayed flashes of the confidence brought by three successive league wins.It was an entertaining game watched by the young Thai footballers that were rescued from a cave earlier this year – the guests of honour as United won their first match since the international break.Martial’s movement was proving a handful and referee Jon Moss pointed to the spot after a challenge by Gueye. The Everton midfielder avoided a booking shortly after earning his first, but his team-mates argued that he got the ball and it should not have been a penalty at all. 3 Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won no dice Romelu Lukaku, dropped to the bench after eight scoreless club matches, came on in the 65th minute to whistles from the Everton fans that once adored him.Everton were then gifted a way back into proceedings with 13 minutes remaining after Pogba gave away possession as stupidly as the sliding challenge that followed from Smalling on Richarlison inside the box.Sigurdsson stepped up to smash home the penalty and Lukaku mistimed a header as nerves began to jangle.Tension built as both sides pushed to score, with Martial wasting a glorious chance when put through one-on-one in stoppage time. It mattered not as United celebrated three hard-fought points. Sigurdsson made things interesting from the spot MONEY huge blow RANKED Anthony Martial continued his fine goalscoring form as Manchester United held on for a 2-1 victory against Everton at Old Trafford.Paul Pogba put the home side in front by tapping in the rebound to his own missed penalty and turned provider for Martial to his fourth goal in three Premier League games with a superb curling effort. Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move Pogba and Martial secured the win Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions REVEALED Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card Those pleas were ignored and Pogba put a finger to his lip after slotting home at the second attempt after Pickford impressively denied the penalty that came at the end of a long, stuttered run-up.The offside flag rightly denied Marcus Rashford a quickfire second and Fred thumped wide, but Everton ended the opening period on top with Sigurdsson’s header followed by a Theo Walcott attempt.United would extend their advantage after the break. Pogba’s ball to the edge of the box was met by a superb first-time effort by Martial, whose shot bent into the bottom corner in front of the Stretford End.United fans were soon celebrating again – albeit this time at the visiting supporters’ misfortune as Bernard beat the offside trap, rounded David De Gea, only to hit the side-netting. ADVICE 3 REVEALED Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? LATEST FOOTBALL NEWSlast_img

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