- Young scored twice in his side’s 4-2 win over the Hornets
- Goals from Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard sealed the win for the Red Devils
- Watford pulled two backed through Doucoure and Deeney to no avail
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Man United had Ashley Young to thank tonight, as the former Aston Villa winger scored twice as his side beat Watford 4-2 at Vicarage Road in a hotly contested affair.
Young opened the scoring with a fine half volley from outside the box, with the player’s second goal somehow being even better then that.
From 30 yards out, Young fired an unstoppable free kick past Gomes in the Watford goal to the delight of the away fans.
A goal from Anthony Martial then put United 3-0 up, before two late second half goals from Deeney and Doucoure made the last few minutes very interesting.
But Lingard then secured all three points for United, as he scored a Messi-like goal, running from his own half before slamming the ball past Gomes.
Man of the Match
There’s only one man who deserves this accolaide
Ashley Young was sublime tonight, as the winger-turned-fullback scored twice as he set United on their way to another win.
Both of Young’s goals were top class, with the second being one that even Messi would be proud.
This tweet sums up just how good Young’s been since being brought back into the United team, and he definitely showed that tonight!
Ashley Young is on fire! Man of the moment. Cracking finish. What an incredible resurgence he’s had under José Mourinho.
— Liam Canning (@LiamPaulCanning) November 28, 2017
Stat of the Match
This from Opta shows just how clinical United were in the first half
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) November 28, 2017
Watford: Gomes 5, Mariappa 6, Prodl 6, Kabasele 6, Femenia 7, Doucoure 8, Cleverly 6, Zeegelaar 6, Hughes 6, Gray 6, Richarlison 6 / Subs: Deeney 7, Carillo 7, Pereyra 6
Man United: De Gea 6, Rojo 6, Smalling 6, Lindelof 7, Young 9, Matic 6, Pogba 8, Valencia 6, Lingard 8, Martial 7, Lukaku 7 / Subs: Herrera 6, Ibrahimovic 6, Rashford 6
These two fans were all praise for United’s hero Young tonight
Fantastic result tonight! Got the 3 points needed and almost got the perfect performance! Ashley Young was phenomenal! On to Arsenal and that game is now even bigger!! #mufc
— Flex (@flexunitedstand) November 28, 2017
Outstanding first half performance from Manchester United especially for Ashley Young might of been deflection for the goal against Brighton but no arguments about the 2 stunning strikes tonight #mufc
— Mickey T (@therealMickeyT) November 28, 2017
Whereas these fans were ecstatic about United’s win
Great win. Glory glory Man United. ??
— Arlind (@ArlindHalimi) November 28, 2017
— Ben Dentith (@BenDentith0690) November 28, 2017