Manchester United defeated Crystal Palace 1-0 in the Premier League on Sunday, giving interim manager Ralf Rangnick a winning start in his new role. Fred’s goal gave Rangnick his first victory as interim manager.
In the 77th minute, Fred curled a shot from the edge of the area into the top-left corner to lift Man Utd to sixth place, three points behind fourth-placed West Ham, and move them up to sixth in the Premier League. Palace has dropped to 12th place with 16 points after suffering their third consecutive defeat.
In London, Lucas Moura scored a stunning goal as Tottenham Hotspur defeated Norwich City 3-0 to move up to fifth in the table and remain unbeaten under Antonio Conte. Tottenham Hotspur moved up to fifth in the table and remain unbeaten under Conte.
The other two goals came from Davinson Sanchez and Son Heung-Min, both of whom played for the north London team. Spurs have 25 points after winning their third consecutive home game, two points ahead of fourth-placed West Ham United, who still have a game in hand.
As a result of their first loss under Dean Smith, Norwich are now in last place with 10 points, trailing Burnley and Newcastle United on goal difference and three points from safety.