The ‘El-Matador’ Edinson Cavani handled the Manchester United followers to a shocking purpose on Tuesday as he discovered the again of the online from over 50 yards away from the purpose in the course of the crew’s 1-1 draw in opposition to relegated Fulham. United weren’t at their finest on the day however that didn’t deter Cavani from scoring a shocking purpose to place United within the lead in simply the 15th minute of the match.
Manchester United followers have been protesting in opposition to the membership house owners Glazers because the European Tremendous League fiasco however they have been again contained in the stadium because the British authorities eases the Covid-19 lockdown within the nation. A crowd of 10,000 dwelling followers have been allowed to attend the sport, making it the primary time in over a 12 months that United had spectators to play in entrance of.
With the followers within the stands, Cavani ensured they got here again and bought a purpose to cherish. David de Gea made a clearance from the United purpose, which was flicked on in direction of Cavani by Bruno Fernandes. Cavani seen that the Fulham keeper Alphonse Areola was off his line and executed a superb chip from over 50 yards out.
United wasted a bunch of probabilities and have been punished within the 76th minute as Joe Bryan bought on the top of Bobby De Cordova-Reid’s cross and headed it previous goalkeeper De Gea on the far publish.
Fernandes went shut for United 3 times with long-range efforts after Cavani netted whereas Ademola Lookman and Fabio Carvalho missed gilt-edged probabilities on the different finish earlier than Bryan struck in opposition to the run of play.
The outcome left United second on 71 factors from 37 video games forward of their remaining league match of the season in opposition to Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday, having stretched their winless run to a few video games.
Fulham, who’re at dwelling to Newcastle United of their remaining match, stayed 18th on 28 factors as they picked up solely their second level within the final 9 league video games.
(With Reuters inputs)