WATCH: Robin van Persie’s dramatic equalizer vs Chelsea


Manchester United equalized in the 93rd minute at Old Trafford to snatch a point from Manchester United.

In dramatic fashion, Robin van Persie struck a rebound into the back of the net after Marouane Fellaini got a head to the free kick.

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It all started when Branislav Ivanovic was sent off for a somewhat innocuous foul for stepping on the heel of Angel Di Maria. Phil Dowd went to his pocket and sent Ivanovic off for a second yellow, and with time running down Di Maria was the one to swing in the free kick.

With Chelsea down to 10 men and also down one of their best defenders in the air, the defenders chose a zonal marking strategy, and nobody marked Fellaini. Gary Cahill did his best to recover but it was too late, and the towering Belgian powered the ball on net. Thibaut Courtois made a solid save, but the rebound fell to van Persie and he blasted it into the back of the net emphatically.

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The point means the two teams finish level without their best strikers in Falcao and Diego Costa, and the old friends Louis van Gaal and Jose Mourinho finish without a winner.