Man United vs Wolves: Red Devils share spoils with visitors at Old Trafford

Man United vs Wolves: Red Devils share spoils with visitors at Old Trafford

- Man United vs Wolves game ended in 0-0 draw as Reds shared spoils with their visitors

- Wolves put up a resilient show against their host at Old Trafford

- United's new boy Bruno Fernandes made his Premier League debut, albeit on a bad note

It was a torrid debut for Bruno Fernandes as Wolves forced Manchester United to an embarrassing draw in fronts of the supporters at Old Trafford on Saturday, February 1.

The Red Devils new signing was given a cheerful welcome by the fans immediately he made his first kick in United shirt.

Both sides started the game on a good not but it was Wolves who first got their first chance to get forward, with Jota earning a free-kick in the 3rd minute.

United also got a chance of grabbing a decent lead after Fernandes whipped a ball into the corner of Wolves, but it was cleared away by the keeper.

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The hosts managed to keep the pressure from Wolves who looked a deadly side as Adama Traore kept giving Man United defence some problems at the back.

Wolves almost got what could have been a lead through a 19th-minute corner, only for David De Gea to shove the ball away after Doherty headed a looping ball towards the back post.

Fernandes exhibited some loads of promises through a 28th-minute freekick which he, unfortunately, fired above the goalpost.

United finally got numbers forward, but they could not find that final pass, though Fernandes was still doing the magic with his fine passes.

Traore was looking more dangerous towards the first-half stoppage time, holding his shoulder after a tussle on the ball with a couple of defenders including Maguire.

With the second half underway, Fernandes was booked by the referee and United's call for a penalty in the 56th minute was ruled out by VAR as Moutinho accidentally put his hands up to protect his face as Fred shot.

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Traore was subbed for Podence after what looked like a minor injury risk as Luke Shaw also got booked for a tough foul on Podeence.

The game eventually ended in a stalemate as both sides shared spoils in a close battle, with United sitting 6th on the Premier League table with 35 points behind Sheffield United.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that Liverpool extended their lead on the Premier League table with a resounding 4-0 victory over Southampton on Saturday, February 1, at Anfield Stadium.

Reds are now a few steps to history with whopping 73 points all thanks to Mohammed Salah's brace and each goal from the England duo of Jordan Handerson and Alex-Oxlade Chamberlain.

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