Stoke 2 Manchester United 2

Jose Mourinho

Sto­ke City 2 Man­chester Uni­ted 2, The bet365 Sta­dium. Eng­lish Pre­mier Lea­gue, Septem­ber 9, 2017. Man­chester United´s three ga­me win­ning streak ended wi­th a dis­ap­point­ing 2-2 draw ag­ainst Sto­ke City. Sum­mer sign­ing Jean-Eric Max­im Choupo-Mot­ing gave Sto­ke the up­per hand be­fore goals from Ro­melu Lu­kaku and Mar­cus Rash­ford turned the mat­ch ar­ound for Uni­ted, on­ly for the for­mer Schalke fa­vour­ite to score his sec­ond goal to make it 2-2.

Sto­ke City and Cameroon for­ward Jean-Eric Max­im Choupo-Mot­ing be­came the fir­st play­er to score two goals in a Pre­mier Lea­gue ga­me ag­ainst Man­chester Uni­ted since Chile in­ter­na­tion­al Alex­is San­chez net­ted a brace for Ar­senal on the 4th of Oct­ober 2015. In the af­ter­math at The bet365 Sta­dium, Man­chester Uni­ted su­premo Jose Mou­rinho told the wait­ing re­port­ers that The Pot­ters prob­ably de­served the point. Jose Mou­rinho: “Sto­ke City de­fen­ded a lot and it is be­com­ing quite trendy in the Pre­mier Lea­gue, this way of de­fend­ing now, but they did well and phys­ic­ally they were very strong and they prob­ably de­served the point.” Sto­ke City Te­am: Jack But­land, Er­ik Pieters, Kev­in Wim­mer, Kurt Zouma, Ge­off Camer­on, Joe Al­len, Xherdan Shaqiri, Dar­ren Fletch­er, Jean-Eric Max­im Choupo-Mot­ing, Mame Biram Di­ouf, Jese Rodrig­uez. Sub­stitutes: Bruno Mar­tins Indi, Joshua Ty­mon, Char­lie Ad­am, Ra­madan Sobhi, Saido Be­rahino, Pe­ter Crouch, Lee Grant. Man­chester Uni­ted Te­am: Da­vid de Gea, Eric Bailly, Mat­teo Dar­mian, Phil Jones, An­tonio Va­lencia, An­der Her­rera, Paul Po­gba, Ne­manja Mat­ic, Ro­melu Lu­kaku, Hen­rikh Mkhitary­an, Mar­cus Rash­ford. Sub­stitutes: Da­ley Bli­nd, An­thony Mar­tial, Chris Small­ing, Mi­chael Car­rick, Ju­an Ma­ta, Jesse Lin­gard, Ser­gio Romero.


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