Marcus Rashford, thanks to a brilliant assist from Wayne Rooney, claimed a last-minute winner for Manchester United as they prevailed 1-0 away to Hull City on Saturday after a sluggish performance.
Perhaps United underestimated Hull, who were superbly organised in defence and broke with purpose, but the away side had such a weight of attacking talent that the immense pressure at the end eventually told.
Manager Jose Mourinho's introduction of Rashford and Henrikh Mkhitaryan helped change the game,...
KINGSTON UPON HULL, England -- Three quick thoughts from Manchester United's 1-0 Premier League win over Hull City on Saturday at the KCOM Stadium.
1. Rashford's late heroics keep Man United perfect
Jose Mourinho stood with the rain pouring on him and wondering how he could break a deadlock against a dogged, newly promoted Hull City side. It looked as though the answer would not come as the game entered its closing minutes.
Mourinho had made a crucial change with 20 minutes to go, though,...
Manchester United and Manchester City landed two of the biggest managers in the game this summer. Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola will resume their battle in the Premier League, and ESPN FC is keeping a close eye on them.
Our correspondents Arindam Rej (Manchester United) and Jonathan Smith (Manchester City) bring us the latest in a weekly look at the managers.
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Hull City's caretaker manager Mike Phelan spent 19 years at Manchester United, the team he'll face on Saturday. Both sides have won their two Premier League matches so far, with those of Hull far more surprising than United's victories.
Phelan, 53, was a United first-team player between 1989-94 and, having returned after a five-year absence, a coach for 14 years until 2013; when Sir Alex Ferguson stepped down, his successor David Moyes decided against retaining Phelan.