Manchester United continue unbeaten pre-season run after sinking Tottenham 2-1

Manchester United continue unbeaten pre-season run after sinking Tottenham 2-1

Manchester United continued their unbeaten pre-season run after they defeated Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 during the International Champions Cup on Thursday July 25.

The two English giants duelled at the Shanghai Hongkou Stadium as both teams continue to build their teams ahead of the 2019-20 campaign.

Anthony Martial drew first blood for the Red Devils in the 21st minute after a crisp assist from Andreas Pereira allowed the Frenchman's shot to sneak past Spurs keeper Paulo Gazzaniga.

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men dominated the first half with Martial having already missed out after his emphatic strike hit the post after Gazzaniga was left beaten.

Paul Pogba nearly doubled united's lead when he fired a thunderous shot from outside the box that whizzed just fractions away from its target.

Mauricio Positions men turned on the heat in the second half and began asking questions of United's defence.

Lucas Moura then equalised for Spurs in the 40th minute after his shot deflected off Luke shaw and went in to put the scores level at 1-1.

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Angel Gomes made the Manchester academy proud after slotting in United's second goal, after playing off a nice on two with Mata, to hit the ball from a very narrow angle in the 80th minute.

Tottenham continued applying pressing Solskjaer's men in the second half but United were able to fend off threats and hit the North Londoners on the counter.

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