manchester united lift mourinho liverpool leave it late
Last Updated : GMT 07:25:12
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today
Last Updated : GMT 07:25:12
Arab Today, arab today

Manchester United lift Mourinho, Liverpool leave it late

Arab Today, arab today

Arab Today, arab today Manchester United lift Mourinho, Liverpool leave it late

Manchester United's striker Anthony Martial.
London - Arab Today

Manchester United put a smile back on Jose Mourinho's face as fine goals from Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard sealed a 2-0 win over Everton, while Liverpool left it late to snatch a 2-1 victory at Burnley on Monday.

Martial started in the absence of the injured Romelu Lukaku and the United forward broke the deadlock in the 57th minute at Goodison Park.

Paul Pogba teed up Martial on the edge of the area and he stroked a sublime finish into the top corner for his ninth goal of the season.

Having struggled towards the end of 2017, United were more commanding in their first match of the new year and Lingard wrapped up the points with a superb solo strike in the 81st minute.

The winger beat several Everton players before curling home from 20 yards for his fourth goal in his last five appearances.

It was a welcome tonic for Mourinho amid reports the United manager is beginning to lose the support of his players after branding them "childish" and "immature" and admitting the squad needs major investment to catch City.

United moved back into second place in the Premier League after ending a frustrating run of three successive draws during the congested Christmas period.

"Our pride, our effort, everything was top class and on top of it we played very well. It wasn't a performance of tired boys, with the worst possible calendar," Mourinho said.

"Jesse is more consistent, he is adaptable, he is going in a good direction."

United are 12 points behind leaders Manchester City, who host Watford on Tuesday, and two points ahead of third placed Chelsea, who play Arsenal on Wednesday.

With Philippe Coutinho and Mohamed Salah missing due to thigh and groin injuries respectively and Roberto Firmino left on the bench, Sadio Mane was the lone member of Liverpool's 'Fab Four' to start at rain-lashed Turf Moor.

Senegal winger Mane showed Liverpool can thrive without his star team-mates as he opened the scoring in the 61st minute, hammering home from the edge of the area for his eighth club goal this season.

Burnley equalised with just three minutes left as Sam Vokes flicked on and Johann Gudmundsson pounced to slot home.

But Liverpool's Dejan Lovren headed on a free-kick four minutes into stoppage-time and Estonia defender Ragnar Klavan poked home from close-range.

Liverpool's third successive win extended their unbeaten league run to 13 games as they cemented their place in the top four.

"A very difficult game, the weather made it so hard, windy, rainy," Klopp said.

"This is one of the toughest places to play all season. Did we deserve to win? I don't care. We got the three points."

Stoke manager Mark Hughes faced calls for his sacking after a 1-0 home defeat against Newcastle.

Stoke's latest lacklustre display piled pressure on Hughes, whose gamble of fielding a weakened team in Saturday's 5-0 thrashing at Chelsea proved an unwise move.

Newcastle took a deserved lead in the 73rd minute when Ayoze Perez stabbed past Stoke goalkeeper Jack Butland from close-range.

That triggered chants for Hughes's dismissal from Stoke fans, with a 'Hughes out' banner held aloft in the stands.

Stoke have won once in their last six games and sit two points above the relegation zone.

- High standards -

Asked if he feared the sack, a defiant Hughes said: "Who else is going to do it?

"In terms of the knowledge of the group and the progress in my time here, I'm the best person to do it."

Algeria duo Riyad Mahrez and Islam Slimani inspired Leicester's 3-0 win over Huddersfield.

Claude Puel's side took the lead through Mahrez in the 53rd minute, the winger meeting Marc Albrighton's cross with a well-taken volley for his eighth goal of the season.

With Leicester striker Jamie Vardy sidelined by a groin injury, Islam Slimani who marked only his second league start this season with his first league goal since April -- a chipped finish in the 60th minute.

Albrighton's 90th minute goal capped a good afternoon for Leicester, who ended a four-match winless run.

Callum Wilson's second goal in three games earned Bournemouth a 2-2 draw at south coast rivals Brighton.

 

Source: AFP

arabstoday
arabstoday

Name *

E-mail *

Comment Title*

Comment *

: Characters Left

Mandatory *

Terms of use

Publishing Terms: Not to offend the author, or to persons or sanctities or attacking religions or divine self. And stay away from sectarian and racial incitement and insults.

I agree with the Terms of Use

Security Code*

manchester united lift mourinho liverpool leave it late manchester united lift mourinho liverpool leave it late

 



Name *

E-mail *

Comment Title*

Comment *

: Characters Left

Mandatory *

Terms of use

Publishing Terms: Not to offend the author, or to persons or sanctities or attacking religions or divine self. And stay away from sectarian and racial incitement and insults.

I agree with the Terms of Use

Security Code*

manchester united lift mourinho liverpool leave it late manchester united lift mourinho liverpool leave it late

 



Arab Today, arab today Modern colorful bedroom renovation

GMT 11:23 2017 Thursday ,21 December

Modern colorful bedroom renovation
Arab Today, arab today For the Variety of Interior Design Styles

GMT 11:14 2017 Tuesday ,19 December

For the Variety of Interior Design Styles

GMT 09:24 2018 Wednesday ,12 December

LuLu supports KFUPM Rectors Cup marathon

GMT 15:46 2018 Wednesday ,12 December

Festive Fashion by Dubai-based designer ASMARAÏA

GMT 09:12 2018 Wednesday ,12 December

Ford trains 1,600 motorists in Mideast, Africa in 2018

GMT 16:16 2018 Friday ,07 December

Amr Diab, Myriam Fares at Al Maryah Island NYE party

GMT 08:46 2017 Thursday ,07 December

Dalal Abdel Aziz happy for honoring husband

GMT 12:08 2017 Sunday ,26 March

UK push for trade with Turkey concerns lawmakers

GMT 15:43 2017 Wednesday ,16 August

Polanski faces fresh accusation of sex attack

GMT 07:22 2015 Wednesday ,22 April

Production of secret to Chanel N°5 under threat

GMT 16:34 2017 Wednesday ,12 July

Iran and Oman to strengthen ties amid Gulf crisis

GMT 23:07 2017 Thursday ,16 November

Jordan condemns terrorist attack in New York

GMT 11:52 2015 Sunday ,15 February

Chloé teams with Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park

GMT 13:18 2016 Tuesday ,08 November

Lorde, 20, reveals album on adulthood
Arab Today, arab today
 
 Arab Today Facebook,arab today facebook  Arab Today Twitter,arab today twitter Arab Today Rss,arab today rss  Arab Today Youtube,arab today youtube  Arab Today Youtube,arab today youtube
arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday
arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday
arabstoday
بناية النخيل - رأس النبع _ خلف السفارة الفرنسية _بيروت - لبنان
arabstoday, Arabstoday, Arabstoday