Red Devils got a difficult victory over Tottenham (1:0) at home match of the English Premier League 15th round, and came closer to the Spurs in the standings.
Red Devils were strong in the first half and strongly opened the match scoring on the 29th minute. Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored his debut goal in the Premier League. Ander Herrera assisted him and brought head to head with the goalkeeper with excellent a through ball. Henrikh kicked over Hugo Lloris, who was a bit out of the goal area.
Tottenham defeated Manchester United both by ball possession, and the number of assists. Although, the Mancunians still played sharper and had more scoring chances.
The United broke its streak of three consecutive draws in the league, while Tottenham lost only twice this season in the EPL.
Thus, Manchester United approached the Spurs by three points thanks to the victory. It lags six points behind Manchester City, coming in 4th place.