Mason Greenwood seals Manchester United’s comeback at Tottenham

Mason Greenwood seals Manchester United’s comeback at Tottenham

The Guardian

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Same manager, similar players, same result. The familiar pattern played out again. Tottenham had a lead and Tottenham lost the lead and the result is that the gap to the top four is now six points.

It was the reverse round of fixtures in October – Leeds unnerving Manchester City, West Ham outplaying Leicester, Aston Villa thrashing Liverpool – that created the sense that this was not going to be a normal season. Tottenham’s 6-1 win at Old Trafford even conjured what now seems the frankly implausible thought that Spurs might be able to mount a title challenge. How long ago that seems now. All that remains to be decided, it feels, are the circumstances of José Mourinho’s departure, when it happens and how big his payoff is.

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