Three days after having obtained its qualification for the final of the Europa League (defeat 3-2 on the ground of AS Roma), Manchester United momentarily delay the formalization of the title of champion of England of Manchester City, moreover. future finalist of the Champions League.
With a 2-1 victory on Aston Villa on Sunday, the second-ranked Red Devils are 10 points behind Cityzens with a late game to be played next Thursday at Old Trafford against Liverpool.
The success of Solskjaer’s men ensures them above all a place for the next C1 thanks in particular to Paul Pogba. Holder in the midfield in this match of the 35th day of the Premier League, the French provoked a penalty by suffering a knee from Douglas Luiz.
Bruno Fernandes unsurprisingly transformed the set piece (1-1, 52nd), responding to Bertrand Traoré’s opener. The former OL feasted by placing the ball in the top corner (1-0, 24 ‘).
After Fernandes’ penalty, the Mancuniens privatized the ball and knocked out the Villans. Greenwood’s shot (1-2, 56th) and Cavani’s header (1-3, 88th) cemented Manchester United’s dominance for a 20th Premier League win this season.