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Manchester United Ratings: Antony, Fernandes Help Red Devils Take Charge in Top-Four Race

Manchester United exploited a poor weekend’s work from their top-four rivals with a narrow but commanding 2-0 victory over Nottingham Forest at the City Ground, thanks to Antony’s first Premier League goal since October and Diogo Dalot’s maiden strike in the competition.

The Brazilian winger pounced to slide in shortly after the half-hour, converting after Keylor Navas had superbly parried a powerful close-range shot from Anthony Martial, and then turned provider as makeshift left-back Dalot powered in a late second. Although Taiwo Awoniyi posed United problems and the hosts were never out of the contest, the game was largely dictated by the vice-like grip on midfield held by Bruno Fernandes and Christian Eriksen, and United would have been home and hosed earlier but for a sensational display from home goalkeeper Navas. Read More

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