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EPL: Man Utd draws against Everton as Andros Townsend scored a equaliser

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Andros Townsend’s second-half equaliser earned Everton draw 1-1 against Manchester United at Old Trafford on Saturday.

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Rafael Benitez’s men were unlucky to fall behind just before the break as Anthony Martial made goal for the first time since February.

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But Demarai Gray escaped the attentions of Fred and Aaron Wan-Bissaka as Everton countered from a United corner, setting up the attack which ended with Townsend driving a low shot into the corner from Abdoulaye Doucoure’s lay-off.

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Townsend celebrated in Cristiano Ronaldo-esque fashion. It was more than the man himself managed. Left on the bench after his injury-time winner against Villarreal on Wednesday, Ronaldo came on in the 57th minute but had minimal impact either before or after the equaliser.

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Everton thought they had a winner four minutes from time but VAR intervened to rule Yerry Mina’s tap-in out for offside.READ ALFormer Liverpool striker: Roger Hunt dies

The result completes a decidedly unimpressive run of home results for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team, who lost against Aston Villa seven days ago after beingdumped out of the EFL Cup by West Ham.


Man Utd Squad

Formation 4-2-3-1

1de Gea 29Wan-Bissaka 2Lindelöf 19Varane 23Shaw

39McTominay 17Fred

11Greenwood 18Bruno Fernandes 9Martial



3Bailly 6Pogba 7Cristiano Ronaldo 14Lingard 25Sancho 26Henderson 27Telles 31Matic 34van de Beek

Everton Squad

Formation 4-4-1-1

1Pickford 22Godfrey 13Mina 5Keane 12Digne

14Townsend 16Doucouré 6Allan 24Gordon




2Kenny 4Holgate 15Begovic 25Gbamin 26Davies 31Lonergan 32Branthwaite 57Whitaker61Dobbin


Written by Ishaq Mustafa

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