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90' + 2'
S. McTominay
P. Pogba
83'
Diogo Dalot
J. Lingard
81'
Llorente
H. Winks
78'
P. Pogba
Yellow Card
73'
R. Lukaku
A. Martial
66'
Ander Herrera
Yellow Card
50'
D. Alli
Yellow Card
Kick Off
44'
P. Pogba
Assist
44'
M. Rashford
Goal
43'
E. Lamela
M. Sissoko
Kick Off
2
1
3
2

Stats

Possession
% %
6
3
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 11 8
Total Passes 567 363

Commentary

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Solskjaer will be delighted with the result and elements of the performance. United are now level on points with fifth-placed Arsenal and have won six matches in a row. They face Brighton next Saturday before a huge FA Cup match against the Gunners. Spurs will be left wondering how they failed to score. Their finishing was poor, and the defeat leaves them just one point ahead of Chelsea. It’s a trip to Fulham up next for Tottenham, before returning to cup action against Chelsea and Crystal Palace later this month.
Manchester United beat Tottenham 1-0 at Wembley thanks to Rashford’s goal late in the first half. Spurs created plenty of chances in the second half but were unable to get past De Gea. United clung on to secure the three points despite relentless pressure from the hosts.
90' + 6' FULL-TIME: TOTTENHAM 0-1 MANCHESTER UNITED
90' + 5' Llorente is allowed to control a long ball with his chest and given time to pass. He opts to half-volley the ball towards Kane, but it is just in front of him and runs out for a goal kick. 
90' + 4' Lamela whips the corner in with his left and De Gea punches clear.
90' + 3' Spurs win a corner as Shaw blocks Trippier's cross.
S. McTominay
P. Pogba
Manchester United
90' + 2' Pogba comes off for McTominay as United run down the clock. 
90' + 1' Lukaku is played in behind and is up against Davies. The striker opts to shoot straight away, and it is blocked by Davies.
90' There will be four added minutes. 
89' Massive chance for Llorente! Trippier dinks a cross into the box and Llorente shrugs off Young. He controls superbly, but the ball is slightly under his feet so his shot is very weak. 
88' Trippier crosses for Llorente again. The towering striker cannot control and Spurs are forced to start again.
86' De Gea denies Kane again! Llorente wins the header in the box and knocks it down to Kane. He shifts the ball onto his left to make room for a shot and forces another low save from De Gea. The Spaniard's boots have denied Tottenham on several occasions in the second half.
85' Lamela gets the ball into Kane in the penalty area, but Manchester United have crowded the middle of the pitch and Kane has no time to do anything with the ball.
Diogo Dalot
J. Lingard
Manchester United
83' Solskjaer looks to reinforce the defence for the final few minutes as he replaces Lingard with Dalot.
82' Trippier punts the ball forward towards Llorente. Lindelof wins the header, and Young tries to clear. Llorente catches Young a bit late and concedes a free kick.
Llorente
H. Winks
Tottenham Hotspur
81' Llorente does not get many Premier League minutes, but he replaces Winks for the final 10 minutes or so at Wembley.
79' Lamela jinks past Lingard and Herrera as he carries the ball infield on the left. He passes to Kane, who tries a left-footed shot and it goes out for a goal kick.
P. Pogba
Yellow Card
Manchester United
78' Pogba is shown a yellow card for a high, studs up challenge on Alli. 
77' Pogba spins on the ball in the Tottenham half and shoots from 30 yards. It is a weak effort and Lloris easily picks it up. 
76' With Tottenham piling on the pressure, De Gea puts a goal kick out of play, allowing the hosts to regain possession.
74' Alli goes close! De Gea saves again after an Alli shot from inside the area. Eriksen played a beautiful pass to find Alli, but his effort was far too close to De Gea.
73' Manchester United look to have changed to a 4-3-3 with Lukaku up front.
R. Lukaku
A. Martial
Manchester United
73' Martial has struggled to get involved in the match in the second half. He is replaced by Lukaku. 
71' Kane takes a free-kick with his right about 25 yards from goal. It is on target, and De Gea saves, but it was not close enough to the corner or hit with enough speed to really trouble the Spaniard.
70' Incredible save! Alderweireld makes a run across the near post from a corner and directs a rapid shot goalwards. De Gea does brilliantly to close his legs and kick it clear. 
70' Kane plays a first-time pass out to Trippier. The full-back plays in Winks. The cross comes and is nodded to Son, who shoots from the edge of the box. It is blocked and Spurs get a corner.
68' Eriksen shoots from the resulting free-kick and his effort goes a yard or two wide of the left post.
Ander Herrera
Yellow Card
Manchester United
66' Herrera is shown a yellow card for a foul just outside the Manchester United box.
66' De Gea denies Alli! Lamela robs Pogba of possession in Spurs' third and finds Kane in midfield. Kane plays a well-weighted pass out to Alli in space on the right, who goes through on goal. He is put under pressure as he is about to shoot and De Gea saves with his legs. 
65' Spurs break through Kane on the left. He passes to Eriksen in the middle of the pitch and the Dane surprisingly goes for a shot from over 30 yards. It's on target, but it does not cause De Gea any problems.
64' The game is getting increasingly frantic. Alli is pressured by Lingard in midfield and hits a pass two yards wide of Son.
62' Save from Lloris! Pogba is set up by Martial on the edge of the area and tries a low, side-footed shot. Lloris gets down to push it away from goal. 
61' Trippier gets time to cross yet again. Kane and Lamela are both free to head the ball, but Kane misjudges it and Lamela seems completely unaware about where the ball was. It bounces off Lamela and goes out for a goal kick. 
61' Winks robs Rashford in the centre circle and is fouled by Manchester United's striker. The referee plays the advantage.
59' De Gea again! Eriksen works a short corner and puts a beauty of cross in for Kane. The England striker wins the low header, but it goes straight at De Gea.
59' Eriksen beats Pogba to the ball near the corner flag and plays it off the France international to win a set piece for Spurs.
58' De Gea mishits a kick out of his hands, which gifts possession to Eriksen in midfield. Spurs make a mess of the move, though, and are eventually forced back to their defenders.
56' Lloris saves! Pogba's shot is blocked from range and drops to him in the area. He tries to poke it past Lloris under pressure from Trippier and the Tottenham goalkeeper reacts well to tip it over the bar.
56' Manchester United are having a period of possession. Spurs' midfielders are looking tired and are not pressing the ball with much intensity. 
54' Young is played back in down the right after Spurs clear a corner. His whipped delivery is perfect for Pogba. The Frenchman wins the header and forces a save from Lloris, who comfortably catches the ball.
53' Pogba and Herrera link-up in midfield to play out of a press from Spurs. 
51' De Gea saves again! Trippier is given the chance to cross again and he finds Alli, who leaps higher than anyone else. He aims for the bottom-right corner and De Gea dives at full-length to palm it clear.
D. Alli
Yellow Card
Tottenham Hotspur
50' Alli goes into the referee's book for bringing down Pogba as United counter-attack. 
49' Chance for Spurs! Kane forces a low save from De Gea with a well-hit shot after a lovely Tottenham move featuring Lamela and Alli. 
48' Tottenham have won more Premier League games when trailing at half-time than any other side (34).
47' Kane gets the ball out to Son on the left. He beats a couple and shoots from the edge of the box. He scuffs it horribly and the ball trickles to De Gea.
46' Manchester United take the kick off and get us back underway for the second half.
Solskjaer will be pleased with what he has seen from his side so far. Martial and Rashford have been a threat in behind and Pogba has been able to get time and space in midfield. Pochettino will be a little disappointed with Spurs’ performance, particularly their vulnerability defensively. Injuries have left Spurs very light in midfield, which is causing them plenty of problems. Pochettino does not have many options on the bench, having already brought on Lamela. Rose could replace Davies, who did not have a great first half. Solskjaer will not be in a rush to make any changes, though he could bring Lukaku on later in the match to give yet more pace on the break.
Manchester United lead 1-0 against Tottenham at Wembley thanks to Rashford’s goal late in the first half. The visitors were the brighter side for the majority of the first 45 minutes but did not create many clear goal scoring opportunities before Pogba played in Rashford for the game’s only goal. Tottenham came closest through Winks early on but have looked fatigued and lost Sissoko to injury.
45' + 2' HALF-TIME: TOTTENHAM 0-1 MANCHESTER UNITED
45' There are two added minutes at the end of the first half. 
P. Pogba
Assist
Manchester United
44' Pogba is given the assist for a sensational long pass over the top of the Spurs defence after being given time on the ball in central midfield.
M. Rashford
Goal
Manchester United
44' GOAAAAL! RASHFORD MAKES IT 1-0! Rashford gets in behind Vertonghen down the inside-right channel, takes a couple of touches and hits a low shot into the far corner. 
44' Alli carries the ball through the United half in transition and tries a throughball to Kane. It's not far off, but De Gea picks it up. 
E. Lamela
M. Sissoko
Tottenham Hotspur
43' Sissoko goes down again with his injury. Pochettino opts for the experience of Lamela over Skipp as his replacement.
41' Sissoko goes for a jog down the touchline and returns to the action.
40' Skipp is sent to warm up while Sissoko receives treatment on the pitch for what appears to be a groin injury.
39' Kane receives the ball with his back to goal on the halfway line and hits a ball behind the defence for Sissoko. The midfielder pulls up and looks like he will have to go off.
37' Alderweireld pings a ball to Kane in behind the defence. Lindelof keeps pace with Kane, though, which sees the Spurs man opt to cross. It is too far in front of any Spurs player to be a concern for United.
36' Winks has his third shot of the match from the edge of the area and it goes high and wide. 
35' Shaw clips a pass to Pogba down the inside-left channel, and the midfielder plays the ball back to Martial. He tries to play in Rashford, but it is intercepted.
33' Sissoko finds himself in the right-back position trying to play through the press. He gets the ball to Kane and Lindelof does well to put enough pressure on the England international to force a throw-in.
31' Disallowed! Kane has the ball in the net after a beautiful cross from Trippier and Alli won the first ball, but it is disallowed for offside. 
29' Son looks to have a shooting opportunity from the edge of the box, but he turns it down and tries to carry the ball. He doesn't get far and turns back to give Eriksen a chance to shoot. His shot is blocked. Kane gets a go from range shortly after and his effort is also blocked.
28' Alderweireld clears the ball after a scrappy piece of play in midfield. A series of headers in United's final third results in the ball being back at Lloris' feet.
26' Pogba turns down a shot from outside the area and passes to Martial on the left. The winger cuts onto his right and goes for a curling effort from 25 yards or so. The ball goes into the stands.
25' Alli finds his way into United's box and forces a corner. Trippier delivers, the ball drops to the feet of Kane, and his shot is blocked.
23' United are comfortable keeping the ball between their defence and midfield. Matic tries to play Rashford in. He overhits it and Lloris collects.
22' Davies gets the ball back from Son after taking a throw and immediately loses it, which sees United regain possession.
20' Alli sticks the ball through Herrera's legs out on the left touchline and draws a foul. The referee plays an advantage, but the move ends when Davies and Lindelof clash. 
18' Good save! Martial takes advantage of an error from Trippier to run at Alderweireld in the box. He shifts the ball from his right to his left and forces a good save from Lloris at the near post.
17' Rashford is very nearly in behind the Spurs defence, but he is flagged offside. Tottenham are looking vulnerable against the pace of United's attack.
16' Harry Winks has had as many shots in the opening 9 minutes of this game (2) as he had had in his opening 18 Premier League appearances of this season (also 2).
15' Pogba chases a throughball and wins a corner after closing down Alderweireld.
14' Manchester United counter-attack through Martial and Rashford from the corner. Martial struggles to control, which allows Spurs' defenders to catch up. He attempts a cross to Rashford but it is headed clear.
13' Son slides the ball to Trippier on the overlap down Spurs' right. Shaw does well to block the cross and concede a corner.
11' Lingard misses! Young is given time to cross from the right and Alderweireld flicks a header to Lingard at the back post. He takes a touch and tries to set himself, but he is off-balance when he strikes the ball and it sails high and wide. 
10' Winks is involved again as the ball drops to him on the edge of the box from a corner. He shoots on the half-volley and it goes high into the stands.
9' Big chance for Winks! Eriksen plays in Son down the inside-left channel and the forward dances past a couple of defenders on the corner of the box. Son plays a perfect reverse pass to Winks in the area, who shoots across goal. Unfortunately for Spurs, there was no one there to tap it in as it trickled through the six-yard box. 
7' Spurs have more possession between their centre-backs. Alderweireld goes for a long pass out to Trippier, though it is a little high and goes out for a throw.
5' Alderweireld sweeps up a ball in behind the defence and decides against playing out from the back. The Belgian defender smashes it clear for a throw. 
4' United are pressing high when Lloris has the ball at his feet. Spurs manage to play through the press, but Alli loses the ball in midfield.
2' Vertonghen picks out Trippier with a looping pass across the pitch. Trippier is given an age to line up a cross, but the right-back overhits it and the ball goes out for a goal kick.
1' Spurs go for a direct kick-off into Manchester United's half. The visitors clear easily. 
1' The referee blows his whistle and we are underway! 
Spurs are looking to win three consecutive top-flight meetings with Manchester United for the first time since September 1960.
Only Jones and Young keep their places from the heavily rotated side that beat Reading in the League Cup. Antonio Valencia misses out after starting Manchester United’s last league match, while Lingard is picked ahead of Mata on the right flank. Alexis Sanchez is not in the squad because of a thigh problem, but Pogba is fit to start in midfield. Eric Bailly is suspended and Marcos Rojo and Chris Smalling are injured, so Jones partners Lindelof at the heart of the defence.
Pochettino makes two changes to the side that beat Chelsea in midweek with Davies replacing Rose at left-back and Vertonghen coming back into the team after injury. Eric Dier and Lucas Moura are not fit enough to make the squad, meaning the Spurs manager names three defenders on the bench in Sanchez, Rose and Foyth.
SUBS: Fred, Diogo Dalot, Juan Mata, Andreas Pereira, Scott McTominay, Sergio Romero, Romelu Lukaku.
MANCHESTER UNITED (4-2-3-1): David De Gea; Ashley Young, Victor Lindelof, Phil Jones, Luke Shaw; Ander Herrera, Nemanja Matic; Jesse Lingard, Paul Pogba, Anthony Martial; Marcus Rashford.
SUBS: Erik Lamela, Davinson Sanchez, Paulo Gazzaniga, Danny Rose, Oliver Skipp, Juan Foyth, Fernando Llorente.
TOTTENHAM (4-3-1-2): Hugo Lloris; Kieran Trippier, Toby Alderweireld, Jan Vertonghen, Ben Davies; Moussa Sissoko, Harry Winks, Christian Eriksen; Dele Alli; Harry Kane, Son Heung-min.
Manchester United have lost two of their last three matches at Wembley in all competitions (including this exact fixture last season), as many as they had in their last 15 at the ground (W8 D5 L2).
Ole Gunner Solskjaer’s Manchester United reign has started perfectly with five wins from his first five matches. This is the first real test of Solskjaer’s tenure, however, as Manchester United look to get back in contention for a top four spot. The Red Devils are nine points off fourth-placed Chelsea after the Blues beat Newcastle on Saturday evening. Solskjaer has his side playing with freedom again, it will be interesting to see if that continues against a strong Spurs team.
Tottenham are still in the title race after Manchester City beat Liverpool earlier this month. Mauricio Pochettino’s men can go six points off the top with victory in this one. Spurs thrashed Tranmere in the FA Cup last Friday and got the better of Chelsea in the first leg of the League Cup semi-final in midweek. The north London club will be full of confidence despite losing their last home league match in a shock defeat to Wolves.
Good afternoon and welcome to the live commentary of the Premier League match between Tottenham and Manchester United.
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