Manchester United – Fulham: Victory beyond reach for The Red Devils, as they only manage a 1-1 draw with Fulham

Manchester United vs. Fulham

Man U were held to 1-1 draw by Fulham down on Tuesday at Old Trafford. With each team arriving on the back of a league defeat, they were both keen to pick up points. Man U were looking forward to meeting again, following a previous defeat to Leicester City. Fulham, on the other hand, were beaten 3-1 in the previous match against Southampton. As the table looks today, Man U are in 2nd place on the table and has 71 points while Fulham sit in 18th with 28 points after 37 matches.

Man U started strong and were rewarded for their efforts, thanks to Edinson Cavani finding the net, 15 minutes in, seeing out the first half 1-0.

Fulham took the initiative in the second half, with a goal from Joe Bryan in the 76th minute, leaving the final score at 1-1.

Both coaches used the full entitlement. For Man U, Marcus Rashford, Amad Traore and Donny van de Beek, came on for Scott McTominay, Mason Greenwood and Edinson Cavani, Fulham brought on Joachim Andersen, Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Kenny Tete to replace Harrison Reed, Fabio Carvalho and Ademola Lookman.

There were bookings for Bruno Fernandes and Luke Shaw from Man U, and Mario Lemina, Ademola Lookman and Alphonse Areola, for Fulham.

Man U will next travel to Wolverhampton Wanderers, while Fulham will face Newcastle United at home.

Technical card:
Manchester United: David De Gea, Victor Lindelof, Luke Shaw, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Axel Tuanzebe, Mason Greenwood (Amad Traore, min.83), Bruno Fernandes, Scott McTominay (Marcus Rashford, min.62), Fred, Paul Pogba and Edinson Cavani (Donny van de Beek, min.87)
Fulham: Alphonse Areola, Tim Ream, Tosin Adarabioyo, Joe Bryan, Fabio Carvalho (Ruben Loftus-Cheek, min.63), Mario Lemina, Harrison Reed (Joachim Andersen, min.32), Bobby Reid, Ademola Lookman (Kenny Tete, min.88), Ivan Cavaleiro and Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa
Stadium: Old Trafford
Goals: Edinson Cavani (1-0, min. 15) and Joe Bryan (1-1, min. 76)