Rooney ends Man Utd goal-scoring drought against top-six rivals

The England international's second half strike wasn't enough to get a result, but granted the Red Devils a reprieve from an embarrassing stat

It was a lousy day for Manchester United at the White Hart Lane finale on Sunday, but there was at least some positive news.

Kane breaks Man Utd scoring jinx

Wayne Rooney's 71st minute strike, the Red Devils' lone goal in a 2-1 loss at hosts Tottenham, represented a tiny breakthrough for the club as it was the first of the season at a ground belonging to a team competing against United in the top six of the Premier League table.

Unfortunately for United, the goal wasn't enough to help in an increasingly challenging bid to secure one of England's European places. Sunday's result sees Jose Mourinho's side remaining in sixth place with just two matches to go.