Sheffield United stun Man United at Old Trafford, record 1st win over Red Devils in nearly 40 years

Sheffield United stun Man United at Old Trafford, record 1st win over Red Devils in nearly 40 years

– Man United vs Sheffield United ended in favour of the Blades by 2-1

– Kean Bryan’s goal was canceled out by Harry Maguire but Oliver Burke got the winner

– The Red Devils have now dropped to second on the log behind Man City

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Manchester United lost to Sheffield United by 2-1 in a Premier League match played at Old Trafford.

Kean Bryan and Oliver Burke got the goals in each half for Sheffield while Harry Maguire scored United’sonly goal.

The Blades got their noses in front as Bryan was awarded the goal from a John fleck’s corner kick which seemed to have gone off the head of Axel Tuanzebe. 1-0 it was after 25 minutes.

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Anthony Martial came close with a glancing header but the Frenchman could not direct Bruno Fernandes’ cross towards goal.

United went into the break with a goal down as Chris Wilder men’s defended their lines properly.

Three minutes into the second half, Mason Greenwood had a glorious opportunity to draw his side level but the teenager could not finish off Marcus Rashford’s through ball.

Sheffield United stun Man United at Old Trafford, record 1st win over Red Devils in nearly 40 years

Sheffield United stun 2-1 Man United, record 1st win over Red Devils in nearly 40 years.
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The Red Devils finally parity from a set-piece taken by Alex Telles as Maguire delivered a powerful into the far corner to make it 1-1.

Sheffield surprisingly restored the lead as they took advantage of poor defending from United as Burke’sshot took a heavy deflection on Tuanzebe to make it 2-1 in the 74th minute.

Burke’s goal proved to be the match-winner as United were handed their fourth defeat of the season.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men failed to return to the top of the league as they drop tosecond position.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Bruno Fernandes has revealed he has a pool of four Man United teammates who stay behind with him for more training after sessions with the rest of the team.

Fernandes has built a reputation for himself at United a year after he joined the club, forming part of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s squad of key players.

Last season, he found the back of the net eight times in the Premier League to help the Red Devils book a place in the Champions League.

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