Manchester United youngster Mason Greenwood netted a late winner to deny Wolves a point at Molineux. With that late strike, Greenwood continued his electric start to the season.
Greenwood’s third goal in three games made the hosts pay for a string of missed chances. The win sees United set a new all-time English football record by extending their unbeaten away record to 28 games.
The Red Devils needed David De Gea’s sensational second-half stop to deny Romain Saiss from snatching victory for his side.
Manchester United beat Wolves to set a new record
Solskjear’s men were motivated following the return of legendary club talisman Cristiano Ronaldo. Although he did not play on Sunday against Wolves in the away clash, it indeed kept United’s spirits up.
Manchester United were definitely the favourites against Wolves. However, it turned out to be fiery contest, with the hosts producing the most shots. Nonetheless, the Reds dominated possession and passes. It was in the 80th minute when Mason Greenwood fired past José Sá for the sole winner.
The goal created a mild controversy as the Wanderers claimed that Paul Pogba had committed a foul. Yet, referee Mike Dean and the VAR ruled it in favour of the visitors.
Wan-Bissaka refused new boy Francisco Trincao by clearing his shot off the line. Raul Jimenez was denied by De Gea as he stood tall. Trincao later missed a fine chance early in the second-half.
Bruno Lage’s side lost their opening two games 1-0 to Leicester and Tottenham and were left empty handed once again.
With the win at Molineux, Manchester United scripted a new record. They have now made it 28 EPL away games unbeaten in a row. This goes past the previous record of 27 games established by Arsenal. The Reds have carved out victory against the run of play as they prepare to mark Ronaldo’s return.
The Red Devils have now moved up to the third spot in the Premier League.
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