2020-21 English Premier League
  • Bruno Fernandes (2' PEN)
  • Anthony Martial (28')
  • Tanguy Ndombele (4')
  • Son Heung-Min (7', 37')
  • Harry Kane (30', 79' PEN)
  • Serge Aurier (51')

Manchester United humiliated as Tottenham score six at Old Trafford

Manchester United were on the end of a humiliating 6-1 result at the hands of Tottenham at Old Trafford on Sunday.

Son Heung-Min and Harry Kane both bagged a brace while Tanguy Ndombele and Serge Aurier also scored as United suffered back-to-back Premier League defeats at home.

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United took the lead through a Bruno Fernandes penalty but played over an hour with 10 men after Anthony Martial was sent off.

It was United's biggest home defeat in the league since Manchester City won 6-1 in 2011.

The hosts were awarded a penalty within the first minute after Davinson Sanchez brought down Martial and Fernandes converted from the spot.

Spurs levelled two minutes later after some disastrous defending from Harry Maguire and Luke Shaw and Ndombele capitalised on the errors.

Son put Spurs ahead three minutes while United were reduced to 10 men after Martial slapped Erik Lamela after a confrontation in the penalty box.

Kane scored two minutes after Martial's sending off while Son notched his second on the stroke of half time.

Aurier got himself on the scoresheet while Kane got his second from the penalty spot after Paul Pogba brought down Ben Davies.

"Manchester United doesn't lose many matches, to lose by six is of course not every day," Spurs boss Jose Mourinho said after the match. "Historical victory but in the end three points and three very important points because we lost five points at home.

"We prepared ourselves very well tactically and also psychologically, the team was ready. So ready that a penalty in the first minute and going 1-0 down did not affect the team at all.

"Some people can say you play against 10 men for a long time which is true but for me it is also true that 11 v 11 we were playing extremely well, we were creating huge problems, we were winning 2-1 and they could not find solutions to control us."

Shaw told the BBC: "It was a lack of concentration and then a mistake, another mistake, another mistake. We switched off. It really hurts.

"Manchester United shouldn't lose in this manner. It really hurts, it's embarrassing and we've let a lot of people down. We've let ourselves down and the staff down. We need to look in the mirror, we are nowhere near it at the moment. Maybe it's lucky that we've got a break now.

"When we went down to 10 men maybe we gave up, there wasn't that character on the pitch. We were too quiet and naive. There was many mistakes, we need to do more.

"It's embarrassing. I was embarrassed on the pitch. We need a long hard look at ourselves."

English Premier League Standings

1 Manchester City 22 +41 56
2 Liverpool 21 +37 45
3 Chelsea 23 +28 44
4 West Ham United 22 +11 37
5 Arsenal 20 +8 35
6 Tottenham Hotspur 18 +3 33
7 Manchester United 20 +3 32
8 Wolverhampton Wanderers 20 +2 31
9 Brighton & Hove Albion 21 0 29
10 Leicester City 18 -2 25
11 Crystal Palace 21 -1 24
12 Southampton 21 -8 24
13 Aston Villa 20 -5 23
14 Brentford 21 -9 23
15 Leeds United 20 -15 22
16 Everton 19 -10 19
17 Watford 19 -14 14
18 Norwich City 21 -35 13
19 Newcastle United 20 -23 12
20 Burnley 17 -11 11