Leeds flew out of the traps and stunned Old Trafford into silence after 55 seconds when Wilfried Gnonto arrowed the visitor in front from the edge of the penalty area.
Substitute Jadon Sancho’s first thing since September earned Manchester United a thrilling 2- 2 draw against Leeds United in the Premier League on Wednesday as the host came back from two pretensions down to salvage a point.
Leeds flew out of the traps and stunned Old Trafford into silence after 55 seconds when Wilfried Gnonto arrowed the caller in front from the edge of the penalty area.
United had beaten their Roses rivals Leeds by a scoreline of 11- 3 in their former two clashes at Old Trafford, and the callers were on a seven- game Premier League victory band which led to director Jesse Marsch being sacked this week.
Their form made it all the more surprising when Leeds contended into an early lead, Gnonto netting the alternate- foremost thing scored by an down player at Old Trafford in the Premier League, after Edin Dzeko’s strike in 2014 for Manchester City.
After De Gea denied Leeds a alternate with a smart stop at his near post, United doubly went near to levelling as debutant Marcel Sabitzer volleyed over before Garnacho drilled just wide.
The chances kept coming for the home side, with Garnacho rounding Meslier before seeing an trouble blocked and Sabitzer denied by a brilliant save.
The hosts’ immorality looked to have proved expensive as Leeds appeared to be on course to secure a first palm in 18 passages to Old Trafford after Varane was helpless to help Crysencio Summerville’s cross rolling into his own net.
Rashford, still, had another ideas, steering a title home to come the first Manchester United player to score in six successive appearances at Old Trafford in the Premier League since Wayne Rooney in 2012.
Brenden Aaronson hit the post from a Leeds free kick, a let- off Manchester United capitalised on as Sancho, back in the team after a lengthy absence due to physical and internal good issues, seized the equaliser with a calm finish.
“I am really proud of the performance of the players,” Leeds caretaker master Michael Skubala said.” They worked hard. I allowed we did enough to win the game.
“I have just been busy with this game. That( new director appointment) is over to the board. I hope the suckers and club can be proud.”
The home side wasted a host of chances to position in the first half, before Leeds looked to have stormed into a match- winning position beforehand in the alternate period as Raphael Varane put through his own net to double the callers ’ advantage.
Still, in- form Marcus Rashford headed the host back into the match in the 62nd nanosecond and Sancho stepped off the bench to deliver his side a point eight twinkles latterly, squeezing the ball once goalkeeper Meslier.
Old Trafford tasted another flourishing comeback would be completed with a late winner, but their side ran out of brume, failing to win at home for the first time in 14 matches in all competitions.
United stayed third in the standings, three points ahead of Newcastle United in fourth, having played one game more.
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