Manchester United’s Premier League title hopes took one other blow in a 1-1 draw at West Bromwich Albion on Sunday.
Having been high of the standings solely 19 days in the past, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s second-place aspect is now seven factors behind Manchester Metropolis, having performed a recreation extra.
Mbaye Diagne put West Brom in entrance after simply 80 seconds earlier than United drew stage by way of a surprising strike from Bruno Fernandes.
United captain Harry Maguire noticed a late header beautifully turned onto a put up by goalkeeper Sam Johnstone.
United striker Anthony Martial was subjected to additional racist abuse on social media after the staff’s setback. Instagram customers left racist feedback and symbols within the feedback part of Martial’s most up-to-date put up from 4 months in the past.
Troy Townsend, head of growth at anti-racism group Kick It Out, stated the most recent abuse confirmed Instagram should do extra to eradicate racism.
“Let me break my Sunday silence and simply say right here we go once more,” Townsend posted on Twitter alongside a screengrab displaying a number of the racist feedback.
Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang rediscovered his scoring prowess together with his first Premier League hat trick in a 4-2 win over Leeds.
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Working as the primary striker, Aubameyang opened the scoring with a low end earlier than doubling the lead with a penalty and finishing his hat trick with an early second-half header.
Hector Bellerin’s first objective in additional than a yr had Arsenal three targets in entrance on the finish of the primary half, just for Leeds to rally with targets from Pascal Struijk and Helder Costa to make it an uncomfortable finish to the sport for the hosts.
Fulham finish winless run
Josh Maja scored twice on his full Premier League debut as Fulham gained 2-Zero at Everton to finish a 12-match winless run.
The 22-year-old striker, who’s on mortgage from Bordeaux, netted three minutes into the second half and within the 65th minute.
Whereas Fulham stays within the relegation zone, the London membership moved inside seven factors of Newcastle in 17th.
Seventh-place Everton was toothless with out injured high scorer Dominic Calvert-Lewin and in addition lacked the required competitiveness to make Fulham’s first league win at Goodison Park in 28 makes an attempt something apart from snug.