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The Central match of 15-th round of the championship of England between “Manchester United” and “Tottenham” ended with the score 1:0 in favor of the hosts. The winning goal Mkhitaryan scored in the 29th minute. Forward “spurs” Harry Kane has lost the ball in midfield, he intercepted Ander Herrera and made a pass to Mkhitaryan. The midfielder broke away from a defender and shot over the hands of goalkeeper Tottenham’s Hugo Loris.
For Mkhitaryan’s goal was the first in the “Manchester United” in this season. Armenian football player was unable to win a place in the first team after signing from Borussia Dortmund in the beginning of the season went, as a rule, the replacement. In the main part Mkhitaryan came only in the second meeting in a row. Just for Manchester United, the Armenian midfielder scored two goals before he scored in the Europa League against Zorya.
In the match against Tottenham Mkhitaryan could not play to the end. On 81 minutes, Danny rose, fouled, fell to the ankle of the opponent, and he received an injury. He left the field on a stretcher, and it is unknown how serious the injury he received.
Manchester United kept the winning score and broke a losing streak that has reached three of the match. The game against Arsenal, “West ham” and “Everton” ended with the same score 1:1.
After 15 rounds, Manchester United is in sixth place, behind leader Chelsea 10 points. From a zone of League of Champions “Manchester United” separates the three points.
“It was an important victory against a very important team. We don’t deserve a nervous last 10 or 15 minutes, because he could score the second goal. But 1:0 is also good, because we need points. We had a lot of opportunities to score in the first half, in the second half. And if we didn’t score, it was a risk that we will not hold the victory because we played against a good team with a good coach that could enhance the game with substitutions. Ending was nervous, but we gave ourselves completely, without residue. And I like how the team is progressing,” – said after the match, the coach of “Manchester United” Jose Mourinho on Sky Sports.