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De Gea and Greenwood save Manchester United, Son Heung-Min puts Tottenham on top

The third date of the Premier League closed this Sunday with Manchester United winning on the Wolverhampton court by the same 1-0 that the leader Tottenham beat against Watford.

Only two days after the signing of Cristiano Ronaldo, Manchester United beat Wolves (1-0), without the Portuguese but with David de Gea and Mason Greenwood leading the victory of the ‘Red Devils’.

After adding these three points, United (3rd) equals the 7 units of Chelsea (4th), Liverpool (5th), West Ham (2nd) and Everton (6th) in a classification that Tottenham leads with full victories (9 points).

In Ole Gunnar Solksjaer’s 100th game, the Norwegian coach lined up two of his signings for the first time: winger Jadon Sancho and French defender Raphael Varane.

The victory was in danger for the ‘Red Devils’ from the beginning of the clash, with the Mexican Raúl Jiménez, the Portuguese Francisco Trincao and the Spanish Adama Traoré creating constant chances of danger on the goal of a David de Gea who made a great save in the equator of the second half (69).

Moroccan defender Romain Saïss headed a corner kick in the area, a shot to which the Spanish goalkeeper reacted by leaving the ball back at the feet of the Wolves player, who kicked the ball at will and found another save, even more spectacular by David de Gea.

The 0-0 was not broken until the final minutes (80), when Mason Greenwood received on the right side of the large area, surpassed his pair and connected a cross shot that came to touch the Portuguese goalkeeper José Sá, unable to avoid the both definitive.

The triumph of Manchester United closed the third date of the Premier League that Tottenham leads after achieving their third triumph in a row, all 1-0, this time thanks to a goal from South Korean Son Heung-Min, who scored against Watford ( 12th) in the match where Harry Kane returned as a starter.

– Harry Kane, Leader’s Captain –

After a ‘mercato’ in which Harry Kane was close to leaving for Manchester City, the ‘spur’ captain was finally under the command of Portuguese coach Nuno Espirito Santo, who first ranked him in this Premier League.

Taking advantage of the draw between Chelsea and Liverpool on Saturday, Tottenham had the opportunity to lead the league championship before the international break and did not miss it.

On the brink of halftime (42), South Korean Son Heung-Min, who had completed 200 Premier League matches, was in charge of executing and transforming a direct free kick that was enough to add the three units, tracing the result that the ‘ spurs’ sealed on the first two dates.

“We had clear chances to kill the game and change the result. I’m very happy because the players worked very hard,” Portuguese coach Nuno Espirito Santo said at the end of the match.

In the other Premier League game this Sunday, the Burnley (16th) and Leeds United (15th) of Argentine coach Marcelo Bielsa faced each other on the Turf Moor field, where the locals began sending with both the Australian Chris Wood (61 ).

Marcelo Bielsa’s team did not give up and managed to equalize the contest (1-1) in the final stretch of the match (86), thanks to the target of attacker Patrick Bamford, who thus celebrated his first call-up with the English team.

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