Browsing: Old Trafford

After witnessing his side lose out to Huddersfield Town last weekend, manager Jose Mourinho was quick to criticise the attitude of his players as the club slipped five points adrift of leaders Manchester City, and it leaves United in a position where they dare not drop more points in the top flight at this stage of the season

The hosts needed just four minutes to break the deadlock against the Toffees when Antonio Valencia’s stunning strike ripped into the back of the net, but the majority of the match was a lot more even than the final scoreline suggests

A dominant Spurs performance increases the pressure on Chelsea, who head to Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon for their game in hand, while Bournemouth remain seven points above the drop zone and are still not yet safe from relegation

During the early weeks of the season, much was made of Manchester United’s lack of a cutting edge in the final third of the pitch, but since the international break, 10 goals from four fixtures seem to show that Louis van Gaal is close to finding the right formula at Old Trafford