London – AFP
Manchester United continued the streak of points loss and temporarily failed at the top of the English Premier League after falling to a 1-1 draw against its host Everton in the seventh leg on Saturday.
Frenchman Anthony Martial opened the score for United before halftime (43), while Andros Townsend equalized (65) halfway through the second half.
After their recent 0-1 loss at home to Aston Villa in the league, United have won just twice in their last 6 games in different competitions.
United raised the score to 14 points, equal to Everton, while Liverpool, who face champions Manchester City (13 points) on Sunday, are in the lead with the same balance.
Norwegian United coach, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, put his Portuguese star, Cristiano Ronaldo, to rest after revealing that he had to lighten the burden of the world’s best player five times in some matches due to his advanced age (36 years), despite his old age. brilliance, scoring five goals in five games since his arrival from Juventus, Italy. The “Don” competed in the second half without succeeding in penetrating the net.