There was no shortage of goals in this Saturday’s games for the 36th round of the Premier League. At Old Trafford, Manchester United defeated Wolverhamtpon 2-0 and approached the spot in the next Champions League. Chelsea hosted Nottingham Forest at Stamford Bridge and the match ended in a 2-2 draw.
Manchester United 1-0 Wolverhampton
After two straight defeats, United won again in the Premier League. Facing a backward Wolverhampton, the Red Devils were patient to look for spaces in the attack and opened the scoring in the 31st minute.
The goal came out after a throw by Bruno Fernandes to Antony, who came face to face with the goalkeeper and played for Martial. The French striker only had the trouble of pushing the ball into the empty net. In the final stoppage time of the game, Alejandro Garnacho took advantage of a counterattack to extend the scoreboard and enact the 2-0 victory.
With the result, Manchester United reaches 66 points in fourth place and opens up four points ahead of Liverpool, which occupies fifth place in the Premier League.
Chelsea 2 x 2 Nottingham Forest
Chelsea are still without a win at home under Frank Lampard in the Premier League. This Saturday, the Blues faced Nottingham Forrest and left behind the score after 13 minutes of play. Renan Lodi crossed for Taiwo Awoiny to complete the goal.
On the way back from the break, Chelsea reacted. In the sixth minute, Raheem Sterling received a low cross from Chalobah and sent it to the back of the net to tie the game. In the sequence, Loftus-Cheek pulled a counterattack and played for Sterling in the area. The Englishman cleared the scoring and sent a kick into the corner.
However, fans of the London team had no time to celebrate. At 17 minutes of the second half, Awoiny scored again and tied the game. Equality on the scoreboard keeps the teams in the same positions in the table. Chelsea are in 11th place, while Nottingham Forrest is in 16th place, outside the Z-4 of the Premier League.
Other results of this Saturday’s games for the English
Leeds 2 v 2 Newcastle
Southampton 0 x 2 Fulham
Aston Villa 2-1 Tottenham
Crystal Palace 2-0 Bournemouth
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