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Huddersfield hold Man United to draw in tough EPL clash at Kirklees Stadium

Isaac Mbenza‘s 60th minute goal ensured the Huddersfield Town battled Manchester United to a 1-1 draw in a tough Premier League clash on Sunday, May 5, at Kirklees Stadium.

.The result means Man United quest for a top four finish is over after showing promises.

Scott McTominay netted the opening goal from 16 yards after eight minute, but Huddersfield Town Jonas Lossl could have done better to keep out the ball.

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No other goal was scored in the first half as United went into the break with the goal advantage.

In the second half, both side tried to improve on the performance, but after 60 minutes of action, Mbenza leveled scores for the home-side with fans cheering.

United were eager to push for the second goal of the match in the second half, but were cot out after Luke Shaw failed clear the lines and Mbenza netted through De Gea’s leg.

In the closing minutes substitute Tahith Chong was denied by Lossl save, while De Gea kept out Grant effort at the other end, as Paul Pogba’s strike could only find the bar to sum up a frustrating day for the Red Devils.

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The two teams created tense moments in the final minutes, but at the blast of the final whistle, the scoreboard read Huddersfield Town 1 – 1 Manchester United.

A performance sees United quest to make the top 4 receive a big blow.

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has warned his under-performing players that they must improve next season or risk finishing outside the top six.

The Norwegian also admitted that challenging clubs like Man City and Liverpool next season for the Premier League title is unrealistic as Man United need time to be rebuilt.

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