Mason Greenwood continued his fantastic run of kind with a second-half brace which helped Manchester United to a 3-1 house win over Burnley within the Premier League on Sunday and saved them on the right track for a top-four end.
The consequence left United second within the standings on 66 factors from 32 video games, eight behind leaders Manchester City and 10 forward of third-placed Leicester City, who’ve a sport in hand.
Burnley stayed seventeenth on 33 factors from 32 video games, six above 18th-placed Fulham who’ve performed a sport extra and have been held to a 1-1 draw at Arsenal after conceding a late equaliser within the lunchtime kickoff.
Greenwood was delighted and stated that United have been nonetheless in with an outdoor probability of clinching their first league title since 2013.
“I’m happy I’m playing a lot, (manager) Ole (Gunnar Solskjaer) trusts me and I do my best on the pitch and try to help my team mates and it’s showing on the pitch,” the 19-year-old ahead instructed BT Sport.
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“I keep focused, I knew my goals would come and kept my head down and I’ve taken my opportunities. Anything’s possible, hopefully (Manchester City) drop some points but we just have to concentrate on our games.”
Greenwood fired United forward within the forty eighth minute and after James Tarkowski headed Burnley’s equaliser two minutes later, he restored the house aspect’s lead with a closely deflected shot earlier than Edinson Cavani sealed the win.
Nketiah’s stoppage-time strike denies Fulham first win at Arsenal
Arsenal substitute Eddie Nketiah struck deep into stoppage time to cancel out Josh Maja’s second-half penalty in a 1-1 draw with relegation-threatened Fulham within the Premier League on Sunday.
Fulham, 18th within the desk, had been on the verge of a primary ever win away to Arsenal on the thirtieth try.
Arsenal had the ball within the web twice within the first half however each have been dominated out for offside, with Dani Ceballos’s effort chalked off following a really tight VAR determination.
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Fulham went forward when Brazilian defender Gabriel was adjudged to have tripped Mario Lemina and Maja fired his penalty into the roof of the web within the 59th minute.
Arsenal dominated possession and created loads of possibilities earlier than Nketiah struck within the seventh minute of stoppage time, reacting quickest to slam house the rebound from a Ceballos shot as one other late purpose broke Fulham’s hearts.