Mason Greenwood scored for the third-straight game, his brace driving Manchester United past stubborn Burnley 3-1 at Old Trafford on Sunday. Edinson Cavani also scored for United off a late feed from fellow sub Donny van de Beek and United can continue dreaming of an unlikely Premier League title run. [ MORE: How to watch PL in the USA ] The Red Devils are now eight points back of Manchester City with six matches remaining for both clubs. Burnley got a goal from James Tarkowski but stays six points clear of the bottom three, having played one fewer match than 18th-place Fulham. STREAM MANCHESTER UNITED – BURNLEY FULL MATCH REPLAY More Premier League Three things we learned from Arsenal – Fulham Sheffield United relegated Three things we learned from Newcastle – West Ham Three things we learned from Manchester United – Burnley 1. Rashford keeps driving until United breaks through: Man, was Marcus Rashford on his game. Shame few … [Read more...] about Three things we learned from Manchester United – Burnley
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EPL Results | EPL Points Table | EPL Fixtures United had failed to defeat Burnley at home in their last four attempts and could not find a way through in a goalless first half on Sunday that saw Chris Wood have an early goal ruled out. It was the fourth league game running the Red Devils had failed to score in the first half but Greenwood fired in the opener three minutes into the second period. 1 2128602 James Tarkowski promptly equalised with his first goal of the season, though Greenwood popped up again six minutes from time and substitute Edinson Cavani wrapped up a win that moves United to within eight points of leaders Manchester City. 15 - Mason Greenwood is now the joint-top scoring teenager in Premier League history for Manchester United (15, level with Wayne Rooney). Class. pic.twitter.com/O1Xj5SP6t4 — OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) April 18, 2021 More FOOTBALL News Leicester City 1-0 Southampton: Iheanacho strikes to end 52-year FA … [Read more...] about Manchester United 3-1 Burnley: Greenwood double fires Solskjaer’s men to fifth successive win
Thomas Tuchel admits Chelsea still lag behind Manchester City as he prepares to face the runaway Premier League leaders in an FA Cup semi-final but vowed to hunt down Europe's "benchmark" club next season. Chelsea face City at Wembley on Saturday, with Tuchel chasing a maiden managerial win over Pep Guardiola, whose side are still on course for an unprecedented quadruple. The Blues' German boss believes Chelsea still have long-term ground to make up on City but has exhorted his players to close that gap just for 90 minutes. "We have to accept that there is a gap between us and Manchester City," said Tuchel, who replaced Frank Lampard in the Stamford Bridge hot seat in January, "If you look at the fixture in the Premier League and the fixtures in the last years we have to accept this. And it's important that we accept this without making ourselves too small. "So from next year on, from day one of next season we will hunt them, we will try to close the gap between us," added … [Read more...] about Chelsea’s Tuchel vows to hunt down Man City ahead of FA Cup clash
LONDON — Zack Steffen started and Christian Pulisic came off the bench to have a big impact, as Chelsea beat Manchester City 1-0 in the FA Cup semifinal at Wembley. [ MORE: How to watch PL in the USA ] USMNT goalkeeper Steffen was out of position on the winning goal but made one big stop, while Pulisic scored against him late on but it was ruled out for offside. Steffen played in all of City’s FA Cup games, while Pulisic is the main man for Chelsea right now and is set to play in back-to-back FA Cup finals as the USMNT star scored in the final last season. The Pennsylvania natives (who grew up just 50 miles apart) squared off at Wembley, and here is a look at how they both got on. Latest USMNT news Premier League-bound? The next MLS youngsters with European futures PST unfiltered – Kane’s future, FA Cup semis preview, USMNT stars... MLS schedule 2021, odds, how to watch 2nd minute : An early touch for Steffen as he passes it out … [Read more...] about Pulisic v Steffen Watch: How did USMNT stars perform in FA Cup semifinal?
T he unstoppable force, determined to end the Premier League title race before Easter, are now on a run of 20 consecutive wins and, with a flourish worthy of the great adaptability of Pep Guardiola’s teams, Manchester City’s goals were supplied by his two centre-halves. The control of the league leaders can seem overwhelming at times and, behind the closed doors of the English game, there feels even less likelihood of error with no one to distract them from their task. They were remorseless in breaking down David Moyes’s upwardly mobile side, patiently loosening the screws and removing the supports of the opposition’s defensive structure before breaking through with two classic goals of this City era. The first of the two was assisted by Kevin De Bruyne, swept in from the right with his left foot, and the second after half-time arrowed back by Riyad Mahrez after he had infiltrated the right side of the opposition’s area. All that was unusual were the goalscorers themselves, … [Read more...] about Unstoppable Man City win 20th match in a row as Ruben Dias and John Stones take them 13 points clear