Manchester United finally delivered a top performance and a result simultaneously in a game of huge importance as they beat Spurs at Old Trafford.
With the pressure on after the defeat to Arsenal in the FA Cup, Man United offered the right response by taking Spurs apart inside 30 minutes with some quick and devastating football.
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Here is how the Red Devils rated in their win over Spurs.
GK) David de Gea – 6
Only faced one shot on target from Spurs, and most difficult save was from a Jones back-pass.
RB) Antonio Valencia – 7
Marauding down the right and on a personal note, came back strong after a devastating performance against Arsenal.
CB) Chris Smalling – 7
Van Gaal loves a footballing centre back and Smalling was efficient on the ball and started off the attacks.
CB) Phil Jones – 7
Lead back the back four well and produced a dominant display.
LB) Daley Blind – 8
Sensational display which showed the Dutchman’s versatility and tactical understanding to completely dominate the left-hand side.