Manchester United 3. Sheffield Utd 0. How It Happened.
View pictures in App save up to 80% data. Three beautiful goals from Anthony Martial was all Manchester United needed to pick the three maximum points in their 31st game of the English Premier league.
The goals were Anthony Martial's first Premier league hat trick. It was also Manchester United's first hat trick since 2013. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
Rashford had initiated the first goal with a brilliant move in the 7th minute. He swerved the ball across to Anthony Martial after displacing Phil Jagielka of Sheffield United. Martial wasted no time in putting the ball at the back of Simon Moore in goal for Sheffield United. The goal was Martial 12th goal of the season. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
Manchester United almost make it two in the 14th minute after a beautiful exchange of passes between Rashford and Martial only for Rashford to miss target by a whisker.
In the 44th minute of play, hard working and overlapping right full back for Manchester United, Aaron Wan-Bissaka floated the ball from the right and spotted Anthony Martial who wasted no time in slotting home to increase his tally to two. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
A combination of Paul Pogba, Bruno Fernandez, and Rashford ghosted the ball to Martial in the 74th minute. And in a show of artistry, Martial tripped the ball over Moore in goal for Sheffield United. It was a mission accomplished for Anthony Martial who had never had it so good in Manchester United's colour.
With the match already wrapped up, Pogba, Rashford, Fernandez, Martial, and Greenwood paved the way for Ighalo , James, Pereira, Mata and Mctominey's cameo appearances.
With this result, this is the latest Premier league standings :
*Liverpool 30 matches - 83 points
*Manchester City 30 matches - 63 points
*Leicester 31 matches- 55 points
*Chelsea 30 matches- 51 points
*Manchester United 31 matches - 49 points