One of the toughest games in the English Premier League was played today as Manchester United hosted Antonio Conte’s Tottenham Hotspur. The match was scintillating and fascinating. United scored just inside 12 minutes in the first half by the man of the moment Cristiano Ronaldo and was assisted by Fred.
Tottenham Hotspur’s striker Harry Kane got the equalizer in the 35th minutes of the game through penalty. Three minutes later after Kane got the equalizer for Hotspur, C Ronaldo once again scored to make the score line 2-1 before the break. When the second half began, Tottenham Hotspur exerted pressure on the host team thus Manchester United. Their pressure enabled them got the equalizer through Harry Maguire on the 72nd minutes of the game. The game became more exciting when the results was 2-2.
Manchester United never gave up and they finally scored again through the five time Ballodor winner Cristiano Ronaldo. Ronaldo indeed proved everyone beyond reasonable doubt that, he is still the best with today’s hattrick. The game eventually ended in 3-2 in favour of Manchester United which has helped them move into the top four in the EPL table. United are now occupying 4th position.
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Today’s victory has moved Manchester United into fourth position with 50 points on the board, two points ahead of inform Arsenal who face Leicester City on Sunday 13th of March 2022.
As for Tottenham Hotspurs, they remain in seventh place, Antonio Conte’s squad has two outstanding games to play.