London, – Manchester United kept their hopes of a Premier League top-four finish alive with an easy 3-0 win over Sunderland.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic opened the scoring with his 28th goal of the season. The striker’s quick turn and shot left no time for the goal keeper to make the save. The end of the first-half saw even more bad news for Sunderland as Sebastian Larsson received a red card for his lunging tackle on Ander Herrera. Man United made the most of their numerical advantage in the second half, through Henrikh Mkhitaryan. Marcus Rashford added a third, off an assist from Ibrahimovic.
United are back to within four points of fourth-place Manchester City, having played a game more, and now turn their attentions to a Europa League quarter-final first leg against Anderlecht on Thursday. David Moyes’, who is the former manager of Manchester United, side remains 10 points adrift of safety at the foot of the table, though, and are looking almost certain to drop into the Championship with eight games remaining. (QNA)
Source: Qatar News Agency