By Ayo Oloyede
United traveled to the Riverside to play Boro and they came out 3-1 winners with goals from fellaini Lingard and Valencia
Jose Mourinho had complained all week about United’s busy schedule and even concluded that his team were going to lose on Sunday, though that can be regarded as mind games but Mourinho’s squad have been depleted going into this fixture with the duo of Zlatan and Herrera missing through suspension and their 89million pound rated talisman Paul Pogba missing through Injury.
The game started brightly with United on the front foot carving out chances but being wasteful as usual, but just before the break Fellaini met an Ashley Young cross with a well placed header.
United started the second half as they ended it with a superb Squasher from Jesse Lingard but Middlesbrough responded by pulling one back through second half substitute Gestede, The red devils survived the storm and went on to add a 3rd through Antonio Valencia with a costly mistake by Victor Valdez
Spurs closed down the gap on Chelsea to 10pts when they defeated Southampton by 2-1 at Whitehartlane, while the match of the weekend saw City and Liverpool play out an interesting 1-1 draw with goals from Aguero and Milner respectively.
Arsenal dropped to 6th after losing 3-1 away at the Hortons to WBA an headed brace from Dawson and one goal from Robinson KANU condemned Arsen Wenger’s boys to their 3rd consecutive away defeats in the EPL, while Romelu Lukaku inspired Everton to a 4-0 drubbing of Hull City which saw them go level on points with Arsenal.