Jose Mourinho endured more frustration as his Manchester United side dropped more points in the English Premier League 2018-19. Back to back wins had brought the feel-good factor back in the Old Trafford dugout but it seems all is not right again. Wolves under their Portuguese coach Nuno Santos were always going to be tough to beat, and a 1-1 draw seems to be a fair result in the end.
Manchester United had taken the lead against the run of play in the first half when Brazilian Fred shot from the edge of the box after a sublime lay-off from Paul Pogba. United was continuously tested at the back with Helder Costa creating from the wide for Raul Jimenez and Diogo Jota.
Willy Boly went further close and produced an excellent save from David De Gea. United’s goalscorer Fred went very close once again in the dying minutes of the first half when Wolves stopper Rui Patricio acrobatically saved his free-kick. English Premier League 2018–19 Points Table & Standings: Liverpool Beat Tottenham Hotspurs 2–1 to Remain on Top of EPL Table the Current Football Season!
The pattern of the game was somewhat similar in the second half with Manchester United pedestrian in the attack. There was an apparent lack of idea in the front three of Lukaku, Sanchez and Lingard. Sir Alex Ferguson Returns to Old Trafford After Successful Brain Hemorrhage Operation: Former Manchester United Boss To Watch Man United vs Wolves EPL Match (View Video).
Wolves stick midway through the second half with Joao Moutinho scoring a beauty from a Raul Jimenez setup. United coach sprung into action by taking off both Fred and the ineffective Alexis Sanchez and on came Mata and Anthony Martial.
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Martial linked up well with Luke Shaw during the end stages creating a chance or two, but it was not United’s day as the match ended with a goal apiece for the two sides.
Jose Mourinho blasted his forwards in the post-match press conference and was not happy with his team’s lethargy in the attacking third. But its another match gone by for the Red Devils whose Premier League dreams may have just gone by them at such an early stage of the competition.