Manchester United’s hopes of shifting second within the Premier League had been scuppered as they conceded a last-gasp equaliser to attract 1-1 away at Crystal Palace on Wednesday.
A tenth successive victory in all competitions regarded within the bag due to Bruno Fernandes’s aim shortly earlier than halftime however they had been surprised by Michael Olise’s excellent free kick.
The week has been dominated by speak of British billionaire Jim Ratcliffe’s possession bid for England’s most embellished membership because it seeks to revive its former glory.
But no matter is occurring off the pitch, on it United are in impolite well being after the weekend win over Manchester City.
Brimming with confidence they gave a debut to on-loan striker Wout Weghorst, nevertheless it was a extra acquainted face who opened the scoring.
An even first half was nearly up at a cold Selhurst Park when Fernandes was picked out by Christian Eriksen’s go and he fired an unstoppable shot into the web.
United managed many of the second interval however couldn’t cling on as Olise despatched a curling free kick previous David de Gea.
United moved into third place with 39 factors, the identical as City who’ve a greater aim distinction. Arsenal, who United face on Sunday, have 47 having performed a recreation much less.
Man City face fifth-placed Tottenham Hotspur on Thursday.
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