Manchester United’s inability to protect their first half lead from Sigurdsson Second half free kick forced them to settle for a one all draw. United had taken the lead with English striker Wayne Rooney’s well converted penalty after Swansea goal keeper Lukasz Fabianski fouled Marcus Rashford in the box.
In the Second half, 31-year-old Rooney tackled Jordan Ayew around the attacking half resulting into a free kick which Gylfi Sigurdsson shot with his right foot to the top right corner to settle the scores. The draw tightens competition and could close Champions league hopes by an inch for the Red Devils considering the fact that they will play another desperate side Arsenal.
Whereas the draw has graced Jose Mourniho’s side with 5th position, and 65 points after 35 games, demotion Candidate Swansea seats 18th with 32 points after 35 games. Unreasonable performance by Hull City in their next fixture could ignite more hope for Paul Clément’s side.
Next, Man United travel for Europa League Semi Finals first leg to Spain against Celta Vigo on Thursday and return to face old rival Arsenal at the Emirates stadium on Sunday. Whilst Swansea will face no joke side led by goal poacher Romelu Lukaku who has the potential to Jeopardize their desire to remain in the English Premier League .
FULL TIME SCORES
Manchester United 1 – 1 Swansea
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