Manchester United adopted up a dwelling defeat to Aston Villa within the Premier League final weekend with a disappointing 1-1 draw in opposition to Everton, which had been nicely price among the factors.
Anthony Martial gave the hosts a lead in the primary half, which apparently confirmed Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s resolution to go away Cristiano Ronaldo from the beginning line-up.
But Martial was injured, Ronaldo, Jadon Sancho and Paul Pogba all got here on, however Andros Townsend’s counterattack lastly determined the recreation.
Townsend, Demarai Gray and Abdoulaye Doucoure all stood out for Everton to make sure Toffees stay unbeaten at Old Trafford since 2018.
Points are shared after Andros Townsend’s strike within the second half interrupted Anthony Martial’s first purpose of the season # MUNEVE pic.twitter.com/EzEchsJsmt
– Premier League (@premierleague) October 2, 2021
This can have been a little bit of a clumsy chat …? pic.twitter.com/hu2g9FRqvV
– 90min (@ 90min_Football) October 2, 2021
Yerry Mina might have received it for Everton however bought too excited in entrance of the purpose and bought misplaced offside.
Schoolboy error from Yerry Mina to bounce earlier than a VAR verify … pic.twitter.com/74S6ZKYMVA
– ODDSbible (@ODDSbible) October 2, 2021
Whether it might have been extra, Everton fly beneath Rafa Benitez.
14 – Everton have 14 factors from their seven Premier League video games this season; solely in 2004-05 (16) they’ve had extra after their seven opening matches within the competitors and have reached their greatest place ever within the desk within the division that season (4th). Steam. pic.twitter.com/Jtp07G4ztm
– OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) October 2, 2021
Andros Townsend was excellent, as he has been for many of the season.
Andros Townsend’s recreation by numbers vs. Man Utd:
10 competing duels 7 duels received 4 photographs [1 on target]3 fouls hit 3 interceptions 2 tried crosses 2 profitable crosses 2 tried dribbles 2 profitable dribbles 2 probabilities created 1 clearance1 objectives
What a signing. ? pic.twitter.com/UBe3I2jA0g
– Statman Dave (@StatmanDave) October 2, 2021
But there was additionally love on Twitter for Everton’s different stars.
Andros Townsend is on fireplace, not solely has he scored, he has simply pulled out the Siuuu celebration at Old Trafford!
Demarai Gray has additionally been incredible since he returned and it is nice to run from Doucoure to stand up with him. Brilliant Everton purpose!
– Harry Symeou (@HarrySymeou) October 2, 2021
Demarai Gray for £ 1.7 million appears to be like like an actual discover. Just assume you possibly can have 42.94 Demarai Grays as a substitute of a Jadon Sancho. I might deal with it.
– Paddy Power (@paddypower) October 2, 2021
Abdoulaye Doucoure has been considered one of the highest gamers in @premierleague this season? #MUNEVE
– Jamie Carragher (@ Carra23) October 2, 2021
United had extra of the identical drawback. The midfield allow them to down.
Lots of questions to lift once more right this moment however a damning truth is that Everton’s beginning midfield 2 is no doubt higher than United’s.
They do the precise job Sunskjaer needs, and higher. Fred appeared by Gray for the equalizer as nicely. Standard.
– Scott Saunders (@_scottsaunders) October 2, 2021
When Ole says “Donny knows what he needs to work on”. What does he say to Fred about his recreation?
– Kam # 8? (@Culturecams) October 2, 2021
It went nicely when Martial scored his first United purpose since February.
That one meant quite a bit to @AnthonyMartial ❤️ pic.twitter.com/jJgelqgW3l
– utdreport (@utdreport) October 2, 2021
But Bruno Fernandes reached at the very least one main milestone within the Premier League.
50 – Bruno Fernande’s help was his fiftieth purpose dedication in 58 @premierleague matches (30 objectives, 20 assists); solely Andy Cole (43), Alan Shearer (54) and Eric Cantona (54) reached 50 complete objectives and assist in fewer matches within the competitors. Nifty. pic.twitter.com/mszliC27jt
– OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) October 2, 2021
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