The Chronicle : 2020-11-28

Nufc : 35 : 35


The 35 Chronicle­hronicle SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2020 UNITED RATED BY LEE RYDER Karl Darlow 8 Callum Wilson celebrates after breaking the deadlock two minutes from full-time Deserved his clean sheet with some excellent saves in both halves after facing a dozen efforts at goal. Javier Manquillo 7 Marauded forward to help out offensivel­y and offered a freshness on the right-hand side of a back four. Federico Fernandez 7 A stunning block late in the second half and some crunch challenges overall. On a tightrope after fist half yellow card. Ciaran Clark 8 A towering presence as he made half a dozen clearances and some crucial intercepti­ons. Jamal Lewis 7 A positive presence down the left-hand side. Grows stronger game by game. Jeff Hendrick 6 Shunted to the right and battled hard after coming in from the cold. Sean Longstaff 8 Positive presence in the middle of the park. A wonderful run almost ended in a goal. Made intercepti­ons and nicks all night. Jonjo Shelvey 6 Had chances to score a free-kick but other than last gasp effort that was tipped away didn’t take one with team under pressure. Joelinton 9 Has had his critics. But was in the zone. Created a goal and scored one. Applauded off by his team-mates. Plenty to build on. Miguel Almiron 6 Worked in the first half and tried to make something happen for United. Faded in second half. Callum Wilson 8 Gave side a different dimension. Looked positive early on and stayed cool to score all-important strike before laying on assist. SUBSTITUTE­S FABIAN SCHAR.....................- For Joelinton (90 min). Matthew Longstaff, Yedlin, Murphy, Gillespie *Subs must play 15 minutes to gain a mark MATT RITCHIE ...................... 7 Not used: For Almiron (68min). Helped influence this victory when belief was slipping. PRINTED AND DISTRIBUTE­D BY PRESSREADE­R PressReade­ +1 604 278 4604 ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY COPYRIGHT AND PROTECTED BY APPLICABLE LAW