Sunderland may be rock-bottom of the Premier League and about to drop out of the division without putting up much of a fight, but that shouldn’t take away from a formidable Manchester United performance at the Stadium of Light on Sunday.
The Black Cats arguably started the strongest but Zlatan Ibrahimovic provided a moment of brilliance, spinning on the edge of Sunderland’s box before curling into the bottom corner, to break the deadlock and after Seb Larsson’s controversial red card just before half-time, it was relatively plain sailing.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan doubled the lead just after the interval, driving a shot across goal and into the inside of the opposing side netting, whilst substitute Marcus Rashford came off the bench to score his first Premier League goal since September and round off a solid 3-0 performance from the visitors.
But which Manchester United star stood out most as Jose Mourinho’s boys produced a convincing win on Wearside? From Football FanCast’s shortlist of six, we’re letting our United readers decide who deserves the Man of the Match award. Vote below…