Crystal Palace 2 Man Utd 3
Crystal Palace 2 Manchester United 3, Selhurst Park, English Premier League, March 5, 2018. Manchester United supremo Jose Mourinho was well content with the away victory against Crystal Palace. After being 2-0 down, United went on to defeat The Eagles 3-2 thanks to a goals from Chris Smalling, Romeulu Lukaku, and Nemanja Vidic in the second half.
Manchester City had managed to edge out Chelsea by a 1-0 margin at Etihad Stadium the day before and were topping the Premiership table with 78 points gained from 29 games. Manchester United, meanwhile, remained in second position in the standings with 62 points collected from the same amount of matches, two points clear of third placed Liverpool, and four ahead of Tottenham Hotspur in fourth spot. Jose Mourinho: “You always need that extra bit of luck to win a game during the last few minutes. Sometimes the winner is the one who deserves the congratulations, but I think Roy Hodgson did everything right.” Crystal Palace Team. Wayne Hennessey, Martin Kelly, James Tomkins, Patrick van Aanholt, Jeffrey Schlupp, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, James McArthur, Luka Milivojevic, Andros Townsend, Christian Benteke, Alexander Sorloth. Substitutes: Jarosław Jach, Jairo Riedewald, Pape Souare, Damien Delaney, Erdal Rakip, Chung-yong Lee, Diego Cavalieri. Manchester United Team: David de Gea, Victor Lindelof, Chris Smalling, Antonio Valencia, Ashley Young, Jesse Lingard, Nemanja Matic, Paul Pogba, Scott McTominay, Alexis Sanchez, Romelu Lukaku. Substitutes: Eric Bailly, Matteo Darmian, Luke Shaw, Michael Carrick, Juan Mata, Marcus Rashford, Joel Pereira.