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Manchester United 2-0 Swansea City

02 April 2018

Romelu Lukaku joined the Premier League goalscorers' 100 club as Manchester United beat Swansea City 2-0 at Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon. After this, Sánchez doubled United's lead by scoring another goal in the 20th minute.

The result meant Manchester United moved back into the second place in the Premier League table, after having yielded the position to Liverpool, who defeated Crystal Palace 2-1 earlier in the day.

With the clean assist from Alexis Sanchez, Romelu Lukaku powerful strike put the Reds ahead with five minute of the game.

With an authoritative first half performance where they seemed to absolutely relish the freedom of Old Trafford, afforded to them by the traveling Swans, United's attackers ran riot as Carlos Carvalhal's side consistently came up second best everywhere.

United's only realistic chance of silverware this season lies in the FA Cup, where they take on an in-form Tottenham Hotspur side in the semi-finals later this month.

Marko Arnautovic, who fell out with Hughes after leaving Stoke City for West Ham in the close-season, scored two of the goals. Yet the Gunners can still pin their hopes on emulating Manchester United and qualifying for Europe's elite trophy next term by winning the Europa League.

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Mourinho also hailed United's first half, which saw them head to intermission up 2-0, as "perfect".

Sanchez's work-rate faded prior to his substitution during the second period, and Mourinho said the Chilean suffered physically after featuring in the friendlies for Chile. We scored two; we should have scored at least one more.

And the Swansea striker admits that he was left surprised by De Gea's brilliance, which he feels makes him the best goalkeeper in the Premier league.

Swansea finished the match in 15th place, only three points above the relegation zone with seven matches to play.

Klopp felt Sadio Mane should have been given a penalty instead of a yellow card for simulation in the first half.

Manchester United 2-0 Swansea City