Much improved Manchester United silence Fulham 4-1 at Old Trafford

Much improved Manchester United silence Fulham 4-1 at Old Trafford

- Ashley Young opened scoring for Man United after 13 minutes of action

- Juan Mata extended United's lead after fine assist by teammate Marcus Rashford

- Romelu Lukaku netted his first goal at Old Trafford since March but Aboubakar Kamara pulled a goal back for the visitors from the spot

Manchester United were on fire as they thrashed Fulham 4-1 on Saturday, December 8. in a Premier League fixture at Old Trafford

Goals from Ashley Young, Juan Mata, Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford helped the Jose Mourinho tutored-side claim maximum points from the encounter.

Fulham were at least allowed a goal after Ander Herrera was judged by the referee to have brought down Aboubakar Kamara in the penalty box.

Much improved Manchester United silence Fulham 4-1 at Old Trafford

Romelu Lukaku of Manchester United shoots past Denis Odoi of Fulham during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Fulham FC at Old Trafford on December 8.

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However, the replay showed that he got a toe on the ball before his man.

And Kamara made no mistake in drilling the ball home from the spot on the 67th minute.

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Diogo Dalot was impressive for the Red Devils as he kept floating in beautiful crosses into Fulham's box and posing a threat to Claudio Ranieri's defence.

Mourinho will be pleased with his sides performance in terms of energy and direct play that produced a torrent of goals to seal the game.

Much improved Manchester United silence Fulham 4-1 at Old Trafford

Manchester United celebrates scoring their third goal during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Fulham FC at Old Trafford on December 8, 2018 in Manchester, United Kingdom.

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Paul Pogba was left out of the encounter and did not feature at all,while Anthony Martial was ruled out of the game after picking up an injury.

Andre Zambo Anguissa was handed his second booking of the game after he was deemed to have fouled Rashford.

He was sent off after yet another controversial decision by the referee in the 68th minute.

The result temporarily pushes Manchester United to 6th in the table with 26 points.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously had reported Manchester United's squad members arrived at their Lowry Hotel on Friday night ahead of Saturday’s Premier League clash with Fulham.

According to a Daily Mail report, the Red Devils delegation include top stars like David de Gea, Juan Mata and Jesse Lingard were welcomed on arrival by a small crowd as the they made their way into the hotel.

However, Frenchman Anthony Martial was not spotted among teammates, with reports suggesting the inform forward will not feature against Fulham.

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