Bruno Fernandes might reject the Eric Cantona comparisons however his splendid strike throughout Manchester United’s 3-Three draw to Everton will do nothing to silence them.
The Portuguese star did brilliantly to chip Toffees keeper Robin Olsen to provide Man United a 2-Zero lead on the stroke of half time, with Edinson Cavani opening the scoring.
Everton fought again properly after the break and had been stage on 52 minutes due to quickfire strikes from Abdoulaye Doucoure and James Rodriguez.
However the hosts got here once more with Scott McTominay restoring Man United’s lead however they missed the possibility to maneuver stage on factors with Man City with Dominic Calvert-Lewin scoring within the last minute of stoppage-time.
The result’s a blow in Man United’s bid for a primary title since Sir Alex Ferguson was in control of the membership. However Fernandes’ aim could have definitely sparked recollections of higher occasions at Previous Trafford.
Watch the movies under to see simply how related Fernandes’ aim is to that iconic chip by Cantona again in December 1996.
The hosts will probably be questioning how they conspired to throw away victory right here, particularly having gone into half-time two objectives up due to Cavani’s positive header and Fernandes’ second of magic.
Everton got here out preventing after the break and had been stage inside seven minutes of the second half getting below manner as Doucoure turned residence from shut vary as David de Gea might solely palm a weak Calvert-Lewin cross straight into the midfielder’s path.
Doucoure then turned supplier as he fired the ball into Rodriguez, who managed deftly earlier than rifling residence the equaliser.
It appeared Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s males had been going to take the three factors as Scott McTominay’s flicked header discovered its manner into the nook, with query marks surrounding the maintaining of Jordan Pickford’s stand-in.
However Everton hit again within the last moments of stoppage-time as Calvert Lewin chested down a free-kick from the left earlier than beating De Gea to the ball to stage the scores once more.