Manchester United extend winning run after Højlund hits early double at Luton

18 February 2024 18:44
The bottom line from a suitably intense, frayed and sometimes alarmingly open encounter is that the good news keeps coming for Manchester United. This was their fourth league win in a row and it offered the latest confirmation that, in Rasmus Højlund, they have found a striker worthy of the handsome investment paid to Atalanta last summer. When the Dane converted twice in the first seven minutes, becoming the youngest player to score in six successive Premier League games, United appeared to have laid the platform for a straightforward evening.It is to Luton’s huge credit, and a reflection of the lessons Erik ten Hag’s side must still learn, that no such thing materialised. They hit back through Carlton Morris and such was their ambition and application thereafter that nobody could have complained if Ross Barkley’s header had looped in, rather than clipping the crossbar, for a sensational equaliser in the final minute of added time. Continue full article

Source: TheGuardian