- Huddersfield Town vs Manchester United saw the home-side dash Red Devils hope of top four are after playing out a 1-1 draw
- United netted the match opener after eight minutes through Scott McTominay's strike
- Isaac Mbenza capitalized on a long Lossl log throw forward to net the equaliser after Luke Shaw' error
Isaac Mbenza‘s 60th minute goal ensured Huddersfield Town battled Manchester United to a 1-1 draw in a tough Premier League clash on Sunday, May 5, at the John Smith’s Stadium.
.The result means Man United quest for a top four finish is over after showing promises.
Scott McTominay netted the opening goal of the match from 16 yards after eight minute of action, but Huddersfield Town Jonas Lossl could have done better to keep out the ball.
No other goal was scored in the first half as United went into the break with the goal advantage.
In the second half, both sides tried to improve on the performance, but after 60 minutes of action, Mbenza leveled scores for the home-side with fans cheering.
United were eager to push for the second goal of the match in the second half, but were cut out after Luke Shaw failed clear the lines as Mbenza netted through De Gea’s legs.
In the closing minutes substitute Tahith Chong was denied by Lossl save, while De Gea kept out Grant effort at the other end, as Paul Pogba’s strike could only find the bar to sum up a frustrating day for the Red Devils.
The two teams created tense moments in the final minutes, but at the blast of the final whistle, the scoreboard read Huddersfield Town 1 - 1 Manchester United.
Interestingly, the performance sees United surrender their quest and a chance to play in Europe's premier club tournament next season, but will make do with Thursday football for the third time in five seasons.
On the other hand, Huddersfield will conclude their season with a trip to Southampton next Sunday, while United play host to Cardiff City on the final day of the campaign.
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has warned his under-performing players that they must improve next season or risk finishing outside the top six.
The Norwegian also admitted that challenging clubs like Man City and Liverpool next season for the Premier League title is unrealistic as Man United need time to be rebuilt.
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