Tottenham tore aside Manchester United for a 6-1 victory on Sunday, exposing the defensive weaknesses in Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s facet by inflicting the staff’s joint-heaviest Premier League defeat at house.
Solely as soon as since 1930 has United conceded six at house — to Manchester Metropolis 9 years in the past. Not since 1986 has United opened the league season with back-to-back house losses.
This was a crushing defeat to a Tottenham facet managed by Jose Mourinho, who was fired in 2018 to make manner for Solskjær. And towards a staff that has performed eight video games in 22 days throughout three competitions and was trailing after two minutes at Previous Trafford.
However after Bruno Fernandes’ penalty, United’s wretched protection allowed Tanguy Ndombele to stage within the fourth minute and Son Heung-Min to internet once more inside three minutes.
United could be aggrieved that Erik Lamela’s obvious playacting led to Anthony Martial being despatched off within the 28th minute. However the staff was already being run ragged by Tottenham.
Harry Kane scored his first on the half-hour, Son netted once more within the 37th, Serge Aurier was heading in the right direction within the 51st and Kane wrapped up the rout from the penalty spot within the 79th.