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Victor Lindelof rescues Manchester United against Luton Town

Against Luton Town, Manchester United haven't lost at home since 1899.

Manchester United won all three points against Luton Town at Old Trafford this evening, thanks to a scruffy goal by Victor Lindelof in the 59th minute of the game. United is presently sixth in the Premier League table with 21 points. 

Manchester United‘s normal season problems continued in a match that started strongly. Despite their efforts, they were unable to score against Luton Town’s sturdy defense, which favored counter-attacks. Luton Town came close with a header by Carlton Morris that was saved by custodian Andre Onana. Marcus Rashford’s low cross set up Victor Lindelof’s rebound goal in the 59th minute, breaking the tie.

Erik ten Hag was dissatisfied with Manchester United’s gritty victory, blaming the team’s inability to convert chances offered to them. He mentioned Marcus Rashford, Rasmus Hojlund, and Alejandro Garnacho’s missed chances in the first half of the game in a post-match interview. According to the Dutch manager: “Today we created a lot of chances but had some problems with finishing. “

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What is the potential final ranking of Manchester United this season?

Erik Ten Hag. (Source: B/R Football)
Erik Ten Hag. (Source: B/R Football)

Many football podcasts and media outlets predicted Manchester United will finish in the ‘Top 4’ after an impressive debut season under Erik ten Hag. However, as the season went on, the mood evolved dramatically.

United’s recent performances have caused some fans to doubt the club’s ability to compete in the Europa League next season. To create a positive impression this season, some fans have begun to talk about ‘ten Hag out,’ with many thinking he should have been fired because of the way he ‘ousted’ Cristiano Ronaldo from the team.

With over 26 games left in the season, ten Hag still has time to prove to the fans that he is the proper man for the job, but fans are not thrilled with his current performances and recent string of results.

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