Paul Pogba made amends for an early marking error that led to a Spurs opener by setting up Alexis Sanchez’s equalizer as Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur are tied at 1 after 45 minutes of their FA Cup semifinal at Wembley Stadium.
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Spurs went ahead through Dele, as Pogba lost Christian Eriksen as the Dane raced onto a long ball. Eriksen crossed to the back post for Dele’s sliding finish.
Pogba made amends in his preferred third of the pitch, stealing the ball from a Mousa Dembele and lofting an inch-perfect cross for Alexis to nod home. The headed finish was anything but easy, hit across the goal while falling to the pitch.
- Three total shots on target
- Ince puts Town’s only one in the goal
- Terries now seven clear
Tom Ince‘s stoppage time goal was Huddersfield Town’s only shot on target, but they won’t care after picking up a potentially huge 1-0 win over Watford at the John Smith’s Stadium on Saturday.
The win boosts the Terriers into 14th place, seven points clear of the drop. Watford is in 12th, three ahead of Town.
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Town’s Rajiv Van la Parra had the first real chance of the game deflected over the bar for what would be an unsuccessful corner kick.
Abdoulaye Doucoure had a strong strike deflected past the reach of Jonas Lossl, who might’ve just had the post covered as the ball skittered into the side netting.
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Sporting KC prospect Gianluca Busio made his USL debut tonight, and it went pretty, pretty, pretty well for the North Carolina teenager.
Busio subbed off in the 77th minute of Swope Park Rangers-Colorado Springs Switchbacks match after picking up an assist on Tyler Blackwood’s goal just seven minutes into the game.
He also recorded 100 percent passing accuracy (30/30) with 2 key passes and 3 crosses in the first half, according to SKC’s Kurt Austin.
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Busio turns 16 on May 28, and became the second-youngest signing in MLS history — Freddy Adu — when he inked at 15 years and 89 days. Remember that for all the grief Adu’s well-traveled career has provided, the 28-year-old has earned 17 caps with two goals in his career.
Romelu Lukaku‘s 100th Premier League goal is one of eight markers across six 10 a.m. ET Premier League kickoffs.
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Manchester United 2-0 Swansea City
The hosts went ahead within 300 seconds, as Jesse Lingard slipped Alexis Sanchez into the box and the Chilean found Lukaku for a bounding finish beyond the reach of Lukasz Fabianski.
Watford 1-1 Bournemouth
Kiko Femenia was on the business end of a corner kick to give the Hornets an early lead, but Joshua King answered just before halftime when he converted a penalty given away by Jose Holebas.
West Ham United 3-0 Southampton
Joao Mario made sure the hosts put their fans in fine spirits, and Marko Arnautovic had them buzzing before the match was 20 minutes old when he doubled the advantage. Arnautovic scored his side’s third just before the final whistle.
Newcastle United 0-0 Huddersfield Town
The Magpies’ tails were up, but finishing down as the hosts looked to firm up their 2018-19 Premier League status. It was almost exclusively Newcastle, and Dwight Gayle could’ve had three in the first 45.
Leicester City 0-0 Brighton & Hove Albion
Essentially chance-free for the first half hour, Glenn Murray missed a bid to put the Gulls ahead by the break.
West Bromwich Albion 0-1 Burnley
A spectacular goal from Ashley Barnes has the Clarets continuing the awful campaign of Alan Pardew and West Brom.
With the Premier League season winding down, there are quite a few teams fighting to avoid relegation, including West Ham United, West Bromwich Albion, and Stoke City.
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Joe Prince-Wright addresses the relegation battle and much more in this week’s #AskJPW, a place to quiz the whiz on every aspect of the Premier League, and the goings-on around it.
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