Leeds United hosted Manchester United at Elland Road Stadium in a highly-anticipated Premier League match. The home side started brightly, controlling possession and creating several early chances, but were unable to find the back of the net.
Marcus Rashford scored on the 80th minute to put Red Devils in front. Five minutes later Garnacho doubled the lead for Ten Hag’s team to run away with 3 points.
The home side tried to mount a late comeback, but were unable to find a way past the resolute Manchester United defense, who held on for a well-deserved 2-0 victory. The result moves the Red Devils up to second in the league table, while Leeds remain in mid-table.
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Goal! Leeds 0-1 Manchester United
Marcus Rashford heads Manchester United into the lead at Elland Road.
A start to the second half just as the first carried out, a foul being conceded before Man United sit on the ball in their own half.
A whopping 16 fouls in that first 45 minutes, 10 of which conceded by Man United – and yet Leeds lead 2-1 on yellow cards! The visitors have boasted 70 per cent of possession but shots are even, 4-3 in Leeds’ favour and 2-2 for shots on target.
Neither side with a massive level of passing accuracy, at 71 and 83 per cent.
All square after a fiery first half.
Luke Ayling delivers his final words in the Leeds huddle and a proper big-match atmosphere greets the referee’s whistle.
We’re underway at Elland Road!
He started as a nervy, skinny Spaniard fans feared as a flop and, via a dodgy fax machine, went on to become arguably the world’s top goalkeeper for a number of years.