United beat Sunderland to keep up top-4 push


It took the 35-year-old's goals tally to 28 for the campaign and led the brash striker to liken himself to Brad Pitt's title character from the film The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, who ages in reverse. We gave away a poor goal and I thought we needed to get a lot closer.

In midweek, we were reliably informed by some bloke on Twitter that a discussion between Antonio Conte and some of his staff during the dying minutes of Chelsea's win over Manchester City was all about Tottenham. They left us in a position of "yes" or "no".

Marcus Rashford scores Manchester United's third goal against Sunderland during their EPL match at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland yesterday.

Sunderland are to appeal the red card shown to Sebastian Larsson during Sunday's defeat to Manchester United, according to Sky sources. The hosts' hopes of a comeback evaporated within 46 seconds of kick-off in the second half as Luke Shaw fed Mkhitaryan to drill a low, angled shot beyond Pickford's dive.

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Cochran's wife, Melissa, suffered a broken leg and rib and a cut head, but is steadily improving. Aysha Frade, Pc Keith Palmer , Kurt Cochran and Leslie Rhodes were killed in the attack.

It ended with Rashford swapping passes with Ibrahimovic before finding the bottom-left corner with a confident finish.

With a UEFA Champions League spot available for the winners of the Europa League, that is arguably United's more likely route back into the elite competition and they face a quarter-final, first leg at home to RSC Anderlecht on Thursday.

Sunderland have gone seven league games without scoring and with seven games remaining they are 10 points adrift of safety and seemingly doomed to relegation. United manager Jose Mourinho said: "You need these players to break it".

José Mourinho has praised Zlatan Ibrahimovic for inspiring Manchester United in their win over Sunderland. "I've had too many good times here to do that elsewhere", added Carrick, who will have a testimonial match in June to mark 10 years at the club.

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The decision is likely to be seen as a snub by the Russians, who on Friday were said to still be preparing for the visit. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson insisted, however, that defeating ISIL in Syria remained Washington's top priority.

Robles made amends for his error with a superb diving save, three minutes from the end, to keep out a fine header from Leicester sub Leonardo Ulloa. We controlled the game well.

"I don't want to make you think it's the referee's fault, it's not that".

"The Europa League is the competition we can still win, so when Sergio plays in the Europa League and when we are giving him this confidence to play, it's because we know that his answer is positive and today he looked like he was really comfortable". "Myself and Ross (Barkley) have played together many times".

He has created five more chances than Lukaku and produced seven more key passes than the Belgium global, which equates to 1.43 key passes for game for Belotti, and just 1.06 for Lukaku.

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Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the Assad regime must be brought into line after last week's chemical gas attack. Haley said "getting Assad out is not the only priority" and that countering Iran's influence in Syria was another.

"Maybe we should drop back more".