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Sunderland vs Manchester United Live Score and Commentary

Sunderland
FT
0 - 3
Manchester United
30' Z. Ibrahimović
46' H. Mkhitaryan
89' M. Rashford
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PEEP! PEEP! PEEEEEP!

Manchester United didn't even need to get out of first gear to run away 3-0 winners. In all honesty, they could have had five or six. Sunderland were woeful and they are going down this season on this evidence. 

It was a pleasure covering this game, thanks for reading. 

Anirudh Menon signing out. 

Toodle-ooo
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93' Pogba tries to ping in Martial, but he overhits the ball. That should be that. 
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92' OH ZLATAN! Martial finds him with a lovely ball but he just can't get onto the ball.... he keeps possession, but his pass back to Herrera is meek and Ndong collects. On the counter, Anichebe is professionally fouled by Darmian and that's a yellow for him. 
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91' 3 MINUTES ADDED ON: United ae bringing out all the tricks and flicks here. 
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Ibra and Rashford play with Denayer before Ibra rolls a lovely ball onto the path of Rashford who hammers it home. That's a well deserved cherry on top of that United cake
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90' GOOOOOOOOOOOOOALL! RASHFORD
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89' OH DEFOE! nine times out of ten, that's a goal. Anichebe cuts a ball in beyond Darmian and Bally but Defoe can't work his body into a shape that can allow him to get any purchase on the shot. Romero watches it trundle well wide.
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88' Zlatan flicks an incredibly backheeled volley onto Rashford's path, but the Englishman -who is not expecting that - is caught offside. 
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87' Pickford takes the freekick - and Kone flicks it harmlessly out of play
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86' Ibra plays in Blind, but he's tracked all the way by Borini who does well to recover the ball... he then does well to win the freekick off the Dutchman. 
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85' OUCH! THAT WAS LATE FROM N'DONG! A deserved caution for a rubbish tackle on Darmian. That's frustration rearing its ugly head right now
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84' OWWWWWWWWW! POGBAAAA! He took it, and it hits the back of N'Dong's head on it's way to smack the hoarding behind the goal. The ref misses the Gabonese' touch, though, and it's a goal kick
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83' Pogba does well to win a freekick in a dangerous position - that foul culminated at the end of some nice passing. Zlatan and Pogba stand over it. 
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82' OH MANQUILLO! WOW! What a first touch. He controls the ball with a sublime outside-of-the-boot touch that allows him to skip past Darmian, but he just can't keep his shot down. At the other end Martial gets cautioned for closing down Pickford with too much intensity - Pickford kicked him for crying out loud!
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81' Manquillo's delivery is straight to Romero, and United are off again.... Martial slaloms through the left but Ndong does well to double up on the Frenchman along with Kone and win the ball back
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80' Fellaini gets a yellow for kicking the ball away after conceding a goal. HOW SILLY WAS THAT! *facepalm*
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79' OH MARTIAL!! Blind delivers a superb ball that Martial runs onto behind Denayer. Seeing Pickford off his line, he tries to lob the keeper, but it;s too close to the keeper
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78' Henrikh Mkhitaryan is taken off for Anthony Martial.. you can almost hear the sighs emanating from that Sunderland back four 
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77' They play the freekick short, and ultimately waste an opportunity to press home the advantage.
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76' Rashford breaks, but holds on to the ball for too long. He does though do well to win a foul off the utterly frustrated Lamina Kone
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75' Herrera's tenacity wins the ball of N'dong, but he just can't get the pass into the path of Rashford. 
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74' Borini and Manquillo take turns trying to deliver the ball in after the corner is bundled out, but their crosses are met firmly by Bailly and Rojo respectively
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73' Borini has added a measure of zest to the Sunderland lineup and he runs through the middle of the park before winning a corner off Bailly
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70' Borini tries to make the most of a lump into the box, but Blind is too strong, too wily. He passes the ball onto Pogba who volleys an incredible first-time volley of a crossfield ball to Ibra. The Swede takes a touch, and tries to play in Rashford but Denayer closes him down well. Again, United waste a 2-on-1 opportunity
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69' Pogba outmuscles Rodwell with absurd ease before slipping in Rashford. The young lad would have been through on goal, before Denayer stops him in his tracks with a superb tackle
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68' Defoe almost hassles Bailly into a mistake, but the Ivorian does well to hold him off and play the ball out to Darmian. The Italian sparks off a counter where Zlatan and Rashford are 2-on-1 against Kone, but the Swede's pass is far from accurate and coupled with Rashford's hesitation, that means the chance is gone. 
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67' Bailly teases Anichebe before moving the ball out forward. The ball's worked out for Pogba, who smashes a wayward crosss well wde. 
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66' Lee Cattermole gets taken off for Fabio Borini. That's a pretty offensive change, can Sunderland get something off this game?
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65' OW OW OW JERMAINE DEFOE!! He starts off a Sunderland counter with a superb run through the middle of the park before running into the box where he recieves the ball from Ndong before smashing a ball just over the bar. 
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64' Pogba releases the pacy sub, but a poor first touch from Rashford allows Denayer to recover possession. 
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63' Lingard clips Manquillo in the heel and as he falls over the Spaniard's flailing boot smashes into the England man - ACCIDENTALLY i must hasten to add. Lingard gets into the book for the primary challenge, and immediately gets taken off as young Marcus Rashford takes his place
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62' Ibra scoops up a superb ball aimed at Mkhitaryan, but Manquillo does really well to shield the Armenian and allow his goalkeeper to collectt it. 
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61' Daley Blind comes on for Luke Shaw - who gets a fatherly pat on the shoulder from Jose Mourinho
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60' Defoe connects well with it but in the end it is a routine save for Romero. United immediately look to counter, but Lingard's cross into Mkhitaryan just evades the Armenian. United hold on to the ball, and Lingard and Ibra connect briliantly to feed Pogba a chance - but the Frenchman volleys it out of the stadium
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59' Luke Shaw gets pulled up for an illegal block on N'Dong. The Gabonese is interested in the freekick, but Defoe asks him to take a hike...
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57' United play it short, and Sunderland can't really clear it. Ibrahimovic gets on it in space on the right and he tries to curl one in but Rodwell gets an important touch to deflect it to Pickford. the ball rolls out to Herrera, but the Spaniard's wild shot smashes into trow Z. 
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56' Fellaini attempts to curl the ball onto Zlatan in the Beckham style. When he does pass the ball, it is NOT a Beckham-esque curler. United win back possession soon enough though and Shaw attempts to thump in one from just outside the box. It's blocked away, and United have a corner.
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54' Mkhitaryan gets on the ball at the edge of the box, but his pass is poor and Denayer can get a solid interception in. Sunderland haven't yet given up the ghost (though that early goal was a sucker-punch) and are still attacking. Anichebe tries to make the most of a Cattermole lump into the box but Romero comes out to gather well
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52' N'Dong's corner is even worse than his previous freekick. Barely clears the ground that. 
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51' It's a rubbish delivery that doesn't clear the first man, but Cattermole almost skips through the middle of the box before Rojo puts an end to all that. Pogba then ruins a perfectly good counter attacking chance by passing sideways and sunderland counter... 
90'+2'
M. Darmian
89'
M. Rashford
assist: Z. Ibrahimović
D. Ndong
85'
82'
A. Martial
79'
M. Fellaini
78'
A. Martial
H. Mkhitaryan
F. Borini
L. Cattermole
66'
64'
M. Rashford
J. Lingard
64'
J. Lingard
61'
D. Blind
L. Shaw
46'
H. Mkhitaryan
assist: L. Shaw
S. Larsson
43'
Javi Manquillo
B. Oviedo
39'
30'
Z. Ibrahimović
assist: Ander Herrera
15'
L. Shaw
Match time Sun, 09 Apr 2017, 06:00 PM
Manchester United (4-3-3)
José Mario Felix dos Santos Mourinho (Manager)
13
J. Pickford
3
B. Oviedo
4
J. Denayer
23
L. Koné
2
B. Jones
6
L. Cattermole
7
S. Larsson
8
J. Rodwell
17
D. Ndong
28
V. Anichebe
18
J. Defoe
20
S. Romero
23
L. Shaw
5
M. Rojo
3
E. Bailly
36
M. Darmian
6
P. Pogba
21
Ander Herrera
27
M. Fellaini
14
J. Lingard
9
Z. Ibrahimović
22
H. Mkhitaryan
Manchester United (4-3-3)
José Mario Felix dos Santos Mourinho (Manager)
Sunderland Subs
1
V. Mannone
5
P. Djilobodji
9
F. Borini
10
W. Khazri
20
S. Pienaar
21
Javi Manquillo
24
D. Gibson
Manchester United Subs
11
A. Martial
16
M. Carrick
17
D. Blind
19
M. Rashford
24
T. Fosu-Mensah
38
A. Tuanzebe
40
Joel Castro
30% POSSESSION 70%
9 SHOTS 18
4 SHOTS ON GOAL 9
14 FOULS 20
4 CORNERS 5
2 OFFSIDES 2
1 YELLOW CARDS 5
1 RED CARDS 0
6 SAVES 4
Pos Club P W D L GD Pts
1 AFC Bournemouth 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Arsenal 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Brighton & Hove Albion 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Burnley 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Chelsea 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Crystal Palace 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Everton 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Huddersfield Town 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Leicester City 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Liverpool 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Manchester City 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Manchester United 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Newcastle 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Southampton 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Stoke City 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Swansea City 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Tottenham Hotspur 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Watford 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 West Bromwich Albion 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 West Ham United 0 0 0 0 0 0
Champions League
Champions League Qualification
Europa League
Relegation
Updated: Apr 09, 2017 19:54 PM | Published: Apr 09, 2017 17:10 PM