Manchester United prepared for the highly anticipated Champions League match against Atletico Madrid with a thrilling 4-2 win over Leeds United on Sunday, in the 26th week of the English PremierLeague.
Manchester looked on course with a comfortable victory after finishing the first half with two clean goals from captain Harry Maguire and Bruno Fernandes (34 and 45+5), but Leeds surprised the hosts with two goals within a minute to Spaniard Rodrigo and Brazilian substitute Raphinha (53 and 54).
But the guests snatched the victory with the goals by Brazilian substitute Fred (70) and Anthony Elanga (88).
This is the second consecutive victory for German coach Ralf Rangnick’s team in the league, raising their tally to 46 points and strengthening their fourth place, four points ahead of West Ham United fifth and Arsenal sixth, but the latter has three games postponed.
The Reds take on Atletico in the Spanish capital on Wednesday in a highly-anticipated Champions League match
Wolverhampton deepened Leicester City’s injury woes by beating them 2-1 with goals from the Portuguese Robin Neves (9) and Daniel Podence (66) after Ademola Lookman equalised for the guests (41).
The “Wolves” team approached the European seats after raising its tally to 40 points in 7th place after a second consecutive victory while increasing the pressure on the Foxes and their Northern Irish coach Brendan Rodgers after failing to win the fifth consecutive game in the league in eleventh place with 27 points.