Rashford drops Mourinho, Leicester goes on

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For the return of Jose Mourinho to Old Trafford, Marcus Rashford allowed Manchester United to win against Tottenham (2-1) with a double. If the Reds revive, Mourinho suffered his first defeat on the bench of the Spurs. With a new goal from Jamie Vardy, Leicester City chained Watford (2-0) while Chelsea won against Aston Villa (2-1).

The Red Devils did not miss their reunion with José Mourinho. After three unsuccessful matches in the league, David de Gea’s team-mates have resumed their march forward with a fifth win this season. For the return of the Special One to Old Trafford, on the bench of Tottenham this time, the men of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer won (2-1) thanks to a doubled Marcus Rashford.

Dominators in the first period, the Mancuniens had returned to the locker room with a draw, the fault to a nice equalizer Dele Alli before the break (39th). However, from the start of the second half, Marcus Rashford was responsible for transforming a penalty kick he had himself, to give the advantage to his team (2-1, 49th). Despite several imprecise attempts, the Spurs failed to come back a second time, and bow for the first time under the Mourinho era. With this result, Manchester United passes his opponent in the evening, and goes up to sixth.

Liverpool wins derby, Leicester does not stop

In the other meetings of the evening, Liverpool won the 234th derby of the Merseyside against Everton, Anfield (5-2). The players of Jurgen Klopp ensured the essential in the first period, where they scored four of their five goals. Shaqiri, Mané, Wijnaldum and Origi twice are the scorers. The Reds are thus eight points ahead of Leicester, and 11 on Manchester City. For its part, Leicester had a seventh consecutive Premier League win with the Watford red lantern at King Power Stadium (2-0). The men of Brendan Rodgers took the time, but they finally found the opening thanks to the 14th achievement in the league Jamie Vardy, penalty (55th). James Maddison came to complete the success of the Foxes in overtime (90 + 5).

Finally, Chelsea and Wolverhampton have also won. The Blues beat Aston Villa (2-1) with Tammy Abraham (24th) and Mason Mount (48th), while the Wolves beat West Ham (2-0). With this success at home, Frank Lampard’s protégés cling to their fourth place and continue to keep pace with the big teams. The Wolves remain in fifth place in the championship, two points ahead of Manchester United.