LONDON: Late targets by Edinson Cavani and Mason Greenwood sealed Manchester United a 3-1 comeback earn from Tottenham Hotspur, cementing their put in the Premier League leading-four although the London club’s hopes of signing up for them seemed slim on Sunday.
Cavani experienced a aim controversially dominated out in an or else boring first 50 % shortly just before Son Heung-min gave Tottenham a 40th-minute lead with their very first shot on goal.
The next fifty percent was significantly more energetic with United dominant.
Fred equalised from shut vary just right before the hour-mark and Cavani then created up for his initially-half annoyance by diving to head house in the 79th minute.
The closest Tottenham arrived to an equaliser was when Cavani headed an tried clearance in opposition to his possess crossbar.
But substitute Greenwood manufactured absolutely sure of the acquire when he fired previous Hugo Lloris with pretty much the closing kick.
2nd-positioned United’s win allowed them to cut runaway leaders Manchester City’s direct to 11 factors getting performed 1 activity less, whilst perhaps much more importantly they are nine points over fifth-put Chelsea.
Tottenham stay in seventh place, six points guiding fourth-put West Ham United.