Category: live blog

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FT – Manchester United Win!

The final scoreline reads 2-1, as Manchester United spoil Watford’s perfect start to the season and will return to Manchester with three points in hand. Unfortunately, Nemanja Matic will miss United’s next match after being sent off late.

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90’+4 – Watford Free Kick

United will defend the free kick down to 10 men. The ball in is a good one and a Watford head sends the ball barreling towards goal. But David De Gea does what he does every match. He places United’s hopes on his shoulders and comes up with an absolutely brilliant save to rescue three points!

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90’+4 – United Red Card

Nemanja Matic is given a second yellow and is sent off.

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90’+2 – United Substitution

Eric Bailly comes on for Antonio Valencia.

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90’ – Stoppage Time

We will have 3 minutes of added time.

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83’ – United Substitution

Scott McTominay joins the action as Alexis’ day comes to a close.

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77’ – United Counter

Matic finds Valencia streaking down the right flank. Valencia plays the ball into Lukaku’s feet and Lukaku plays Alexis Sanchez in on goal, but the Watford defender lays out to clear the ball for a throw in, colliding with his keeper in the process.

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71’ – United Substitution

Anthony Martial enters the match as Jesse Lingard makes way.

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65’ – Watford Goal

Andre Gray finds himself unmarked twelve yards from goal and strikes to pull Watford back into the match. The scoreline now sits at 2-1 with half an hour remaining.

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58’ – United Corner

Pogba plays an absolutely beautiful through ball to Lukaku, who gathers, but is dispossessed for a corner. Young steps up to take the corner. The ball in is too high for anyone to pick up and it goes out for a Watford throw.