Manchester United 1-1 Stoke City as JoeAllen scored late goal to cancels out Martial opener goal, Manchester United played Stoke City on Sunday afternoon in a game where anything but a win will be disastour for United’s hopes of title. Stoke City struggling in the league came to United looking for their first win in 40 years but United started absolutely on fire creating chances left right and centre. Ibrahimovic and Pogba missed sitters while keeper made couple of crucial saves from Mata and Lingard. The game was still 0-0 at the break but United cane turn things around in second half considering their first half display.
Joe Allen scored his first goal for Stoke in last weekend’s meeting with West Brom, Stoke snatched a point at Manchester United as Joe Allen capitalised on a spill from David de Gea to punish the hosts’ lax first-half finishing. After a string of saves from Lee Grant before the break, United made the breakthrough when substitute Anthony Martial swept home a curling shot. It appeared to be a fatal blow to a Stoke side who had rarely threatened. But when De Gea failed to hold Glen Johnson’s shot and Jon Walters’ follow-up came off the bar, Allen poked in. Paul Pogba rattled the bar with a header as United mounted a late siege on the Stoke goal, but Mark Hughes’ side clung on to the point that takes them off the bottom of the table.
Manchester United 1 – 1 Stoke City Premier League Match Highlights
- 45′ [0 – 0] United missed several chances to score in the opening 45 minutes as Stoke held them at Old Trafford. All to play for in second half.
- 69′ 1 – 0 Anthony Martial came on second half sub to score what looked like the winner for Manchester United.
82′ 1 – 1 Joe Allen scored a scrappy goal to equalize for United.
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