Wolves 2-1 Manchester United: 10-man Reds hand top four advantage to Arsenal and Spurs

first_imgOle Gunnar Solskjaer tasted defeat in the Premier League for a second time (Picture: Getty)Wolves came from behind to put a serious dent in Manchester United’s top four hopes with a 2-1 win at Molineux.Scott McTominay gave the visitors the lead when he drilled a fine effort in from 25 yards in what was his first goal for the club.Jesse Lingard and Romelu Lukaku missed golden chances to double United’s lead but were denied at point-blank range by Rui Patricio.Wolves’ equaliser came when Fred was dispossessed midway through his own half after 25 minutes played and Raul Jiminez slipped in Jota to fire past David De Gea.ADVERTISEMENTThe hosts controlled the rest of the half but the two teams were level at the interval. United rediscovered their intensity after the break but Ashley Young’s second yellow reduced the visitors to ten men with half an hour to play. Sean KearnsTuesday 2 Apr 2019 9:41 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link726Shares Wolves 2-1 Manchester United: 10-man Reds hand top four advantage to Arsenal and Spurs Advertisement McTominay scored United’s opener (Picture: Getty)center_img Smalling put one in his own net (Picture: Getty)Wolves were happy to sit back and hit United on the counter-attack and they found a winner thanks to a huge slice of luck 15 minutes from time.AdvertisementAdvertisementLeander Dendoncker connected with a cross into the box and confusion between De Gea and Chris Smalling led to the defender scoring an unfortunate own goal.It means United miss the opportunity to leapfrog Arsenal and Spurs into third and are now outsiders for the top four.MORE: Luke Shaw suspended for Manchester United’s next two Premier League matches after tenth yellow card Advertisement Commentlast_img read more

Enugu sympathises with Rangers over player’s death

first_imgRelatedPosts Lagos CP declares war on cultists, traffic offenders Sanwo-Olu: We’re committed to fulfilling promises to Lagosians Nigeria records new COVID-19 infections, more deaths as figures rise to 57,242 The Enugu State Government on Tuesday condoled with Rangers International FC over the death of their player, Ifeanyi George, who died in a ghastly motor accident on Sunday. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that George and a Rangers feeder team player, Emmanuel Ogbu, and his friend, Eteka Gabriel, lost their lives in the accident on their way to Lagos State. NAN reports that George, 26, who played as a striker, once played for Enyimba. He earned two caps for Nigeria in 2017. In a statement released by the Commissioner for Information, Nnanyelugo Aroh, in Enugu, the state government also condoled with the management, players and supporters of Rangers FC over the unfortunate loss. The statement said: “The state government is deeply saddened by the news of George’s death and others. “He was a dedicated player who gave his all and showed the highest sense of responsibility and commitment to the team. “It is our candid prayer that the Almighty God grant all of us the fortitude to bear this loss and also grant the souls of the departed eternal rest.”Tags: Enugu StateIfeanyi GeorgeLagos StatePlayer DeathRangers International FClast_img read more

13 Black Maidens players bounced US entry visas

first_imgThirteen players of Ghana’s Under-17 female team have been denied entry visas to the USA.The Black Maidens are expected to travel to America to firm up preparations ahead of the 2014 FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup in Costa Rica next month.However coach Evans Augustine Adotey has been dealt a massive blow after majority of his players and some technical staff members were denied entry visas.The latest development has disrupted their programme but the Ghana FA has indicated their readiness to appeal against the decision on Monday.The Ghanaian side are racing against time to put their preparations into full gear ahead of the start of the tournament in March.The Maidens are drawn in Group B with Germany, Canada and South korea. They won bronze after beating Germany 1-0 in Azerbaijan two years ago.last_img read more