Premier League: Manchester United grabs a 2-1 win against Fulham 2-1

LONDON. Manchester United overcome Fulham to win 2-1. A goal from A. Garnacho was decisive in the 90min.

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LONDON. Manchester United conquered Fulham to win 2-1. A goal from A. Garnacho was decisive in the 90min. It was Manchester United to strike first with a goal of C. Eriksen at the 14′. Then it was a goal in the 62′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, A. Garnacho gave the win to Manchester United in the 90′ minute with a goal.

The match was played at the Craven Cottage stadium in London on Sunday and it started at 4:30 pm local time. The referee was Paul Tierney who had the assistance of Constantine Hatzidakis and Neil Davies. The 4th official was Thomas Bramall. The weather was mist. The temperature was cold around 11.8 degrees Celsius or 53.29 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 95%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Fulham was in possession of the ball for 52% of the time vs. Manchester United that controlled the ball for 48% of the time.

Fulham was more aggressive with 65 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 7 were on target. Even so, Manchester United was capable to find the solution to win this match.​

Fulham shot 14 times, 7 on target, 7 off target. On the opposite side, Manchester United shot 14 times, 9 on target, 5 off target.

Cards

Fulham received 1 yellow card (B. Reid). On the opposite side, Manchester United received 1 yellow card (A. Garnacho).

After playing this contest, Fulham will stay with 19 points like Brentford and Crystal Palace to stay in the 9th place. On the opposite side, Manchester United will have 23 points to stay in the 5th place.

Match Events

  • 14'
    14'

    C. Eriksen

  • 33'
    33'

    B. Reid

  • 56'
    56'

    S. McTominay

    A. Elanga

  • 59'
    59'

    D. James

    H. Wilson

  • 62'
    62'

    D. James

  • 73'
    73'

    A. Garnacho

    A. Martial

  • 90'
    90'

    J. Onomah

    T. Cairney

  • 90'
    90'

    A. Garnacho

    C. Eriksen

  • 90'
    90'

    A. Garnacho

Next match

In the upcoming Premier League match, Fulham will play away with Crystal Palace on the 26th of December with a 3-1 head to head stats in favor of Crystal Palace (2 draws).

Manchester United will host Nottingham Forest on the 26th of December with a 0-0 head to head record.

Fulham: Formation and Lineups

Fulham adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Marco Alexandre Saraiva da Silva chose to play with the following team: Bernd Leno (8.4), Bobby Reid (6.6), Issa Diop (7.1), Tim Ream (7.3), Antonee Robinson (6.5), João Palhinha (7.8), Tom Cairney (7.2), Harry Wilson (7.1), Andreas Pereira (6.9), Willian (7.2) and Carlos Vinícius (6.5).

Substitutes

Fulham made 2 changes: H. Wilson for D. James (59′) and T. Cairney for J. Onomah (90′).

Best player: Bernd Leno

The player that probably impressed the most for Fulham was the goalkeeper: Bernd Leno. His rating is 8.43. He performed 8 saves.

Manchester United: Formation and Lineups

Also Manchester United adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

On the opposite side, Erik ten Hag played with: David De Gea (8.0), Tyrell Malacia (6.3), Victor Lindelöf (7.2), Lisandro Martínez (7.4), Luke Shaw (7.6), Casemiro (7.5), Christian Eriksen (7.2), Anthony Elanga (6.5), Bruno Fernandes (6.9), Marcus Rashford (6.2) and Anthony Martial (5.9).

Substitutes

Manchester United made 2 changes: A. Elanga for S. McTominay (56′) and A. Martial for A. Garnacho (73′).

Best player: David De Gea

The player that probably impressed the most for Manchester United was the goalkeeper: David De Gea. His rating is 8.04. He performed 6 saves.

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