Manchester United came back to first place thanks to a 1-0 home success against Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday afternoon.
United entered the match after scoring just one point from their last two league games and was five points behind Manchester City.
The Red Devils only managed a shot at the target in a poor first-half performance, but they improved in the second period, and Anthony Martial came off the bench to win for the hosts at 10. minutes from the end.
This is the first time Tottenham, who has struggled in the absence of top scorer Harry Kane, has lost to the Premier League since August.
Here are four discussion points of the Premier League showdown.
Main Talking points: Man United 1 – 0 Spurs
Martial would have been extremely disappointed not to have started at Old Trafford, and last season he might have shunned on the pitch. There has been a change in the attitude of the Frenchman this season, however, and he has made the biggest contributions against Tottenham.
The 21-year-old strangely cannot make the France team for the moment, but he replaced Marcus Rashford in the 70th minute and scored in the 81st. It was a calm and calm arrival of the former striker of AS Monaco, who was all smiles after finding the back of the net.
Martial now has four Premier League goals in just three starts this season, and six in all competitions. One of the Premier League’s top contenders won for the Reds and is now ready to be unleashed at Stamford Bridge next weekend.
2.Mourinho has made the Old Trafford a fortress once again
The majority of the team that travelled to Old Trafford during the Sir Alex Ferguson era lost the match in the tunnel. That was not the case under Moyes or Van Gaal, With the opposition sides finally having a joy at the home of United.
Old Trafford appears to be the fortress once again, however, with Jose Mourinho’s side boasting an impressive recent record on home soil. The red devils now won eight consecutive home games in all competitions for the first time since 2012-13 season. They have stretched their unbeaten Premier League record at the Theatre of Dreams to 22 games, which stretches back to 2016.
3.Isolation is no worry for Romelu Lukaku
Some people are somehow used to detracting from the Big Rom Claiming him to be called “Flat-Track Bully”. Today he’s proved his doubters wrong. Yes, he didn’t score, but he came close enough to the goals when he saw the ball brush past the bar. however, his efforts did pay off and a brilliant flick to set Anthony Martial up for the deciding goal was more than enough to justify his today’s, Cameo.
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