Manchester United were embarrased by Tottenham Hotspur, who ran riot at the Old Trafford and won 6-1 in the process.
Tottenham Hotspur ripped apart Manchester United with a thumping 6-1 win at the Old Trafford on Sunday evening. Jose Mourinho continues to resurge the north London side and imposes one of the heaviest defeats ever on his former employers. Harry Kane and Heung-min Son grabbed two each where Tanguy Ndombele and Serge Aurier also scored.
Ole Gunner Solskjaer’s men were toothless going forward and only rode their record from the penalty spot as Bruno Fernandes scored very early in the game. Anthony Martial was shown a straight red card in the first half which put the Red Devils’ attacking acumen under further jeopardy. They now remain with just one win in three league fixture in 2020/21.
Here’s a look at the three talking points from the match:
SON’S TALISMANIC ROLE HITS A NEW HIGH
Heung-min Son has been at the top of his game since the Premier League restarted after lockdown in June. The former Bayer Leverkusen ace has transcended that run of form into the new season and has scored six goals in his last two away matches in the English top-flight, thereby turning himself into a very reliable player for Jose Mourinho.
Son and Kane have formed a very formidable pairing up top and with an involvement in seven league goals already, the South Korean international promises to be a solid player to relieve some pressure of his English counterpart’s shoulder. With the running for a piece of silverware looking more likely than ever for Spurs, Son’s role will be absolutely vital.