Manchester United moved third on the Premier League table after trashing long time rivals Leeds United 6 – 2 as they welcomed them back to Old Trafford on Saturday night.
Manchester United needed a few minutes to take the lead 2ith McTominay opening the score with a proper finish. Bruno Fernandez picked up the ball in the midfield and made a run down the flank, with the whole Leeds defence moving towards him, there was a huge gap between McTominay and the Leeds defence, Bruno Fernandez found him with ease and the midfielder finished off convincingly.
Manchester United have had issues finding the net at he only scoring three since the start of the season but some how found a way to score two in two minutes. Martial takes Luke Shaw’s throw drifted past two defenders before sending the ball to Scott McTominay, who meets Alioski unawares, drifted past him and slotted home, to double the United lead.
United ran away with the lead after a third goal, which came immediately after a goal was ruled out for offside. Fred pounces on a looseball and runs without trace or marking. He slips the ball down to Martial, whose first shot is blocked and the resulting ball spills over to Fernandez, who slots home from close range. Leeds looked a total mess in their penalty box.
United eventually scored a fourth, which all but meant thw game was won as 4 – 0 comebacks in are really scares in football of today. Martial heads Shaw’s corner but the ball went towards Lindelof, who unmarked,bfired the ball in from. A close range to me make the lead 4. Leeds found themselves a first half goal before the end of the first 45 minutes.
Daniel James, who is handed his first start in two month found himself on the score sheet, 22 minutes into the second Half. James is played through by Rashford from 20 yards and his first touch clears him of Ayling before he slots the ball into the net. Fernandez was able to make the goal six for United from the penalty spot.
Leeds scored a consolation four minutes later with a stunner, Davis send a diagonal pass to Rafinha, who finds Davis and the later, send the ball past David de’Gea from. 25 yards out.