EPL: Manchester United escape defeat, Ndidi wins again

Man. U managed to secure a 1-1 against Everton. [Photo Credit:www.theguardian.com]

Manchester United narrowly escaped a home defeat in the English Premier League on Tuesday as they had to rely on a late penalty to secure a 1-1 draw against Everton.

Everton, who were thrashed in their last outing which was the derby game against Liverpool, came determined to the Old Trafford.

Phil Jagielka gave the visitors the lead in the 22nd minute and they were looking good to cause an upset before Toffees centre-back, Ashley Williams, saw red for handling inside the Everton box in second-half stoppage time.

Ibrahimovic stepped forward for the penalty kick and did justice to it, thus stretching Man United’s unbeaten league run to 20 matches.

At the King Power Stadium, the fine run by Wilfred Ndidi and his Leicester City teammates, continued as they secured their fifth successive win in the Premier League, beating relegation haunted Sunderland 2-0.

There was something to celebrate for another Nigerian, Isaac Success, who came in for Watford in the latter stages of their 2-0 win over West Brom.

Burnley beat Stoke City 1-0 in the other game played on Tuesday

Support PREMIUM TIMES' journalism of integrity and credibility

 

Good journalism costs a lot of money. Yet only good journalism can ensure the possibility of a good society, an accountable democracy, and a transparent government.

For continued free access to the best investigative journalism in the country we ask you to consider making a modest support to this noble endeavour.

By contributing to PREMIUM TIMES, you are helping to sustain a journalism of relevance and ensuring it remains free and available to all.

Donate


NEVER MISS A THING AGAIN! Subscribe to our newsletter

* indicates required

DOWNLOAD THE PREMIUM TIMES MOBILE APP

Now available on

  Premium Times Android mobile applicationPremium Times iOS mobile applicationPremium Times blackberry mobile applicationPremium Times windows mobile application

TEXT AD: To place a text-based advert here. Call Willie - +2347088095401


All rights reserved. This material and any other material on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from PREMIUM TIMES.