United scored five goals, but didn’t get ahead of Chelsea

Updates: 04.07.2020 23:27

London – The Manchester United footballers turned the 33rd round of the English league against Bournemouth and won 5: 2. Leicester dominated the second half of the match with Crystal Palace and celebrated a 3-0 win, with Arsenal taking three points from Wolverhampton for 2-0.

The Manchester United footballers turned the 33rd round of the English league against Bournemouth, but not even five goals were scored in fourth place ahead of Chelsea. The London rival in the fight for the Champions League reacted to the United 5: 2 victory with a 3-0 victory over Watford. Leicester played the same result against Crystal Palace.

The home crowd cheered when, after 15 minutes, Bournemouth’s Junior Stanislas hit the ball hard from the edge of the penalty box. The “Red Devils” turned the situation to half-time: after a pass by Bruno Fernandes, 18-year-old talent Mason Greenwood prevailed, followed by a penalty by Marcus Rashford and a shot from a distance after another Fernandes pass, Anthony Martial.

Joshua King scored the first goal of the second half again, Joshua King turned the penalty. United then scored three points with the eighth goal in the Greenwood season, followed by the best player of the match, Fernandes.

Chelsea lost to Watford in the first half. Goals were scored by Olivier Giroud and Willian, who were the first player in the club’s history to convert three penalties in three consecutive league matches. Ross Barkley still made his mark in the second half. Coach Frank Lampard’s charges thus undoed Wednesday’s loss to West Ham and held fourth place two points ahead of United.

Leicester remained in third place thanks to the victory. After a goalless first half, four minutes after the break, Kelechi Iheanacho prevailed, the victory was sealed with two goals by the best scorer of the competition, Jamie Varda. In the Premier League, he thus jumped over the limit of 100 goals.

Arsenal won the loss to the sixth Wolverhampton to three points. Eighteen-year-old Bukayo Saka, who scored for the first time in the Premier League, sent guests to the lead two minutes before half time. Alexandre Lacazette closed the score with the first league goal on the opponent’s field since last February.

Results of the 33rd round of the English Football League

Norwich – Brighton 0:1 (25. Trossard), Leicester – Crystal Palace 3:0 (77. a 90.+4 Vardy, 49. Iheanacho), Manchester United – Bournemouth 5:2 (29. a 54. Greenwood, 35. Rashford z pen., 45.+2 Martial, 59. Fernandes – 15. Stanislas, 49. King z pen.), Wolverhampton – Arsenal 0:2 (43. Saka, 86. Lacazette), Chelsea – Watford 3:0 (28. Giroud, 43. Willian z pen., 90.+2 Barkley).

Table:

1. Liverpool 32 28 2 2 70:25 86
2. Manchester City 32 21 3 8 81:33 66
3. Leicester 33 17 7 9 63:31 58
4. Chelsea 33 17 6 10 60:44 57
5. Manchester United 33 15 10 8 56:33 55
6. Wolverhampton 33 13 13 7 45:36 52
7. Arsenal 33 12 13 8 49:41 49
8. Sheffield United 32 12 11 9 33:32 47
9. Tottenham 32 12 9 11 51:44 45
10. Burnley 32 13 6 13 36:45 45
11. Everton 32 12 8 12 40:47 44
12. Newcastle 32 11 9 12 33:43 42
13. Crystal Palace 33 11 9 13 28:40 42
14. Southampton 32 12 4 16 41:55 40
15. Brighton 33 8 12 13 35:44 36
16. West Ham United 32 8 6 18 38:56 30
17. Watford 33 6 10 17 29:52 28
18. Aston Villa 32 7 6 19 36:60 27
19. Bournemouth 33 7 6 20 32:59 27
20. Norwich 33 5 6 22 25:61 21