Man. United FC on a good outing beats Watford FC 4-2

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Manchester United closed the gap at the top of the Premier League to five points after coasting to victory at Watford on Tuesday night.
England international Lingard scored a tremendous solo goal in the 86th minute to sting the Hornets, who set up a tense finale by rallying from three goals behind with just 13 minutes remaining.

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Ashley Young returned to haunt his former club and ended a 560-day wait for a United goal with a first-half double, while Anthony Martial took advantage of a more central role afforded by Jose Mourinho’s switch to a three-man defence with his eighth strike in all competitions this season – matching his tally from last term.
Romelu Lukaku wasted a glorious chance to mark his 200th Premier League appearance with a goal as his struggles in the box continued, but Watford captain Troy Deeney made no mistake from the spot on his return from a three-match ban for violent conduct.

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Abdoulaye Doucoure boosted what had seemed an unlikely comeback when he struck six minutes from time, but Lingard capped an impressive display in the number 10 role with a stunning effort moments later.
That secured United’s first win in four Premier League away games closed the gap to leaders Manchester City, who face Southampton on Wednesday, to five points. © November 29, 2017

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