This Saturday, the Manchester United received and beat Everton 2-0 for the 30th round of the Premier League. Scott McTominay opened the scoring in the first half and Anthony Martial closed the account in the final stretch.
With the triumph, Manchester United reaches 56 points and remains in third place in the English Championship. Erik ten Hag’s team are eight points behind vice-leader and rival City. Everton, on the other hand, is at the bottom of the table, is in 16th and has 27 points accumulated, the same score as Bournemouth, the first team in the relegation zone.
Manchester United’s next commitment is against Sevilla, at home, for the first leg of the Europa League quarterfinals, on Thursday, at 4 pm (Brasília time). Everton, on the other hand, remains focused on the Premier League and will host Fulham next Saturday at 11 am.
Manchester United started the match crushing Everton. The Red Devils had more possession and shots on goal, reaching an incredible 21 completions by the halftime mark, six of which were in the direction of the opposing goal. With that, in the 36th minute, the home team opened the scoring with Scott McTominay.
In the final stage, Manchester United slowed down the pace of the first half and saw Everton finish more, but failing in the aim. After shooting 11 times, the visiting team still hadn’t forced a save from goalkeeper David de Gea. In the final half of the last 45 minutes, the Red Devils grew and extended the score in the 26th minute, with Anthony Martial.
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