So not a happy return to gold Trafford for the special one, and a well earned victory for the-under-pressure one. Great result, the victory doesnt prove that they have turned the corner, but does show some light at the end of the tunnel, with a brace from Rashford.
Manchester United 2 Tottenham 1
Elsewhere, Klopps marching army heaped more pressure on another manager who is on the brink of being shown the door. Liverpool beating Everton 5:2 in a one-sided Merseyside derby.
Brendon Rogers’ Leicester are not going away, with a 2 nil victory against dead-in-the-water Watford.
Whilst fellow strugglers Southampton beat another bottom 3 team Norwich 2:1
After their heroics against Chelsea last week, West Ham failed to keep the momentum going, losing 2 nil away, to a resurgent Wolves, who seemed to have turned their season around and have climbed up to 5th.
And Chelsea bounce back with a home win over Aston Villa, 2:1 to the blues to spoil John Terry’s return to his old club.
ICYMI on Tuesday night Manchester City beat Burnley 1:4 away and Crystal Palace scored the only goal, against Bournemouth.
On Thursday Sheffield United host Newcastle, whilst Arsenal welcome Brighton, to complete a full midweek fixture list.