Magnificent Huddersfield stun Manchester United 2-1 at the John Smith's Stadium

Magnificent Huddersfield stun Manchester United 2-1 at the John Smith's Stadium

- Huddersfield put home a great performance in front of their home fans against visiting Manchester United

- The host won 2-1

- The Red Devils tried all their best to come back into the game but the host held on strong to their lead

Premier League side Huddersfield defeated Manchester United 2-1 in their first ever meeting at the John Smith's Stadium.

Aaron Mooy got a surprising opener for the host in the 28th minute as he was at the right place at the right time to pounce on the rebound inside the box and gleefully rifles the ball home.

Huddersfield stun Manchester United 2-1 at the John Smith's Stadium

Huddersfield stun Manchester United 2-1 at the John Smith's Stadium (photo: Squakwa)

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Huddersfield doubled their lead in the 33rd minute as Laurent Depoitre got hold of the ball after some poor defending, he finds himself one-on-one with the goalkeeper and calmly puts the ball into the back of the net, making the scoreline 2-0.

The host got to the tunnel at halftime with the smile on their face taking a comfortable but yet surprising 2-0 lead.

Huddersfield stun Manchester United 2-1 at the John Smith's Stadium

Marcus Rashford gave Manchester United a glimpse of hope when he put one back (photo: Squakwa)

Marcus Rashford gave Manchester United a glimpse of hope as he finds space in the box and from close range powers an unstoppable header into the bottom left corner after a cheeky lofted pass from Romelu Lukaku in the 79th minute making the score 2-1.

In other English Premier League matchday 9 tie, Chelsea came from behind to beat Watford 4-2at Stamford Bridge, in-form Manchester City thrash Burnley 3-0, Newcastle defeated Crystal Palace 1-0 at the Saint James stadium, Craig Shakesphere will yield a sign of relieve as Leicester City defeated Swansea City away from home.

Source: Yen.com.gh

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