Man Utd player ratings vs Watford

Manchester United kept their top four hopes alive with a 3-0 victory over Watford on Sunday.

Bruno Fernandes, who registered his first assist in the win over Chelsea on Monday, proved good value for money again as he won United a penalty in the first half. The £46million signing got up and took it himself, coolly converting past former United goalkeeper Ben Foster.

United looked to have been pegged back early on in the second half when Troy Deeney bundled the ball home. But the goal was chalked off by VAR due to a Craig Dawnson handball in the build up.

The hosts needed no further warnings and doubled their lead shortly after. Fernandes fed in Martial down the left whose initial shot was saved.

But receiving the rebound Martial showed composure to drag the ball back and cheekily chip over Foster and into the Stretford End net.

Fernandes played provider once again teeing up Greenwood on the edge of the box who made no fuss of his shot, smashing home with his left foot from the edge of the box.

It was yet another clean sheet for United who, with the return of Scott McTominay and Mason Greenwood, only look like getting stronger.

Man Utd player ratings

De Gea – 7

Produced fine save to keep out Docuoure's goal-bound effort.

Wan-Bissaka – 7

Hit side-netting with first-half effort. Attacked throughout.

Lindelof – 5

Hoofed ball straight out after a minute and unconvincing all game.

Maguire – 6

Survived early mix-up with Matic. Missed with second-half header.

Shaw – 7

Solid at left-back, made some vital clearances at key times.

Fred – 6

Too may touches at times but energetic and industrious in midfield.

Matic – 6

Early mix-up with Maguire almost proved costly. Recovered thereafter.

James – 7

Best game for months. Played Fernandes through for the penalty.

Fernandes – 9 MOTM

Won and converted the penalty. Ran the game throughout.

Greenwood – 7

Emphatic finish off underside of bar for his 11 goal of the season.

Martial 8

Outrageous piece of skill and finish for United's second goal.

Subs :

McTominay (Fred, 79)

Chong (Greenwood, 80)

Ighalo (Martial, 80)


Foster – 5

Conceded penalty with foul on Fernandes. No chance with other goals.

Dawson – 4

Equaliser ruled out by VAR because of his handball in build-up.

Kabasele – 5

Decet reading of game early on, but lost focus thereafter.

Cathcart – 4

Booked for cynical foul on Martial as United counter-attacked.

Masina – 4

Pushed back by the runs of Wan-Bissaka down his flank.

Hughes – 6

Disciplined and diligent in the middle, but counted for nothing.

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