A brace from Marcus Rashford made sure Jose Mourinho’s return to Old Trafford ended in defeat as Manchester United beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 on Wednesday night, Premier League.
Going into the game United had failed to win its last three games in all competitions, while Spurs had won their last three since Mourinho replaced Maurizio Pochettino.
United took the lead in the sixth minute through Rashford who in from a tight angle.
Spurs were back on level terms as Alli produced a brilliant bit of skill, raising the ball over his marker inside the box before slotting it past David De Gea.
In the 49th minute, United went 2-1 up as Rashford struck again this time from the penalty spot after he was fouled by Moussa Sissoko.
The win moves United to sixth on 21 points in the league table while Spurs are eight on 20 points.