Manchester United’s Scott McTominay and Anthony Martial beat Everton 2-0 to move home Newcastle United into provisional third in the Saturday League’s Premier League.
Eric Ten Hugs United is in the top 4 races with 56 points in 29 games. Newcastle are three behind him with 56 points from his remaining 29 games, while Tottenham Hotspur are six ahead of him.
A defeat to Sean Diches Everton, who are battling for relegation, left them in 16th place, outside the relegation zone with 27 points on goal difference and Nottingham Forest in 17th and Bournemouth in 18th. just the level.
Manchester United pressed goalkeeper Jordan Pickford early on in the sun at Old Trafford and camped in Everton’s half for most of the game.
In the 12th minute, they could have gotten on the board when Anthony’s shot hit the post and bounced off Aaron Wan-Bissaka. His shot beat goalkeeper David De Gea, but rolled just outside the net and Daiche buried his head with both hands.
Marcus Rashford, who had created many chances in his 350 appearances in all competitions for United, scored Martial’s goal with a cross in the 71st minute.
Manchester United missed Casemiro, who was suspended for four games on Saturday, but fellow midfielder Christian Eriksen was out in the 77th minute after suffering an ankle injury on his first appearance since January. returned.
Everton have lost just four of their last 10 games since Daiche took over in January, including a win over leaders Arsenal.
Newcastle take on Brentford later on Saturday while Tottenham take on sixth-placed Brighton.