Manchester United title aspiration dent with as Sheffield United take all three points at Old Trafford after a 3-0 win in the Premier League encounter at encounter on Wednesday night.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side needed three points to regain top spot from rivals Manchester City but were lacklustre for large periods of the contest as the away side picked up only their second win of the season.
Anthony Martial had a goal ruled out as Harry Maguire was adjudged to have fouled Aaron Ramsdale, but the United skipper headed in the leveller just past the hour mark.
The visitors responded with 16 minutes remaining as Manchester United failed to clear and substitute Oliver Burke side-footed in via a deflection off Axel Tuanzebe for their first win over the home side since the opening day of the newly formed Premier League in 1992.
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The result leaves Manchester United a point behind Manchester City, who have a game in hand, while the great escape could be on for Wilder’s boys are 10 points from safety.