Manchester United have come from behind within a space of 8 days to secure victory against London opponent as they continue to display the tactical class that have eluded them early this year. Manchester United last week went a goal down at home to Chelsea early in the first half but the red devils were able to put up a fighting spirit as the equalized with a Romelu Lukaku attempt before the end of the interval and ultimately snatched all 3 points by full time with substitute Jesse Lingard.

Yesterday, the club had to dig deep to grab all three points at Selhurst park. Andry Towsend gave Crystal palace the lead barely 11 minutes from the state with an attempt that deflected. Prior to that Alex Sanchez missed a chance to gift united the lead. Manchester united came close with Jesse Lingard but his 25 yard effort was wide in the 40th minute. Things got messier for the Manchester side Patrick Van Anhott capitalized on the poor defending from united’s back 4 to make it 2-0. At that moment it looked like game over from united but Chris Smalling’s goal 7 minutes later proved to be the prelude for an unlikely comeback.

The England defender made amends for the second goal by converting Antonio Valencia’s cross into the bottom corner. United almost equalized by Matic’s effort was cleared off the line by Benteke Lukaku who have been in fine form lately draw the game to level terms on the 76th minute after a deflected Sanchez effort that hit the wood-work. Crystal Palace seemed to have won it when Benteke powered a header on goal but De Gea made a save that proved to be decisive in the game. With the game in stalemate and time elapsing, there was still room for a final twist in the story and it was Nemanja Matic that stole the headlines. The Serbia international hit 30-yard stunner to send the Manchester United supporters into wide jubilation.