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Manchester United 2-0 Swansea City; How the Red Devils Rated in Swansea 2-0 victory.

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Manchester United defeated Swansea City 2-0 at home as they tightened their grip on second place on the league table.

Following Liverpool giant strides in the League this season it was a special victory as they put 2(two) goals past the Swansea goal just before the intermission.

This was the perfect Easter gift for the fans as they kept the positive euphoria needed ahead of the remaining games of the season.

With United 2 -0 victory over Swansea, we evaluate the player ratings of the men in the Red Shirt.

Goalkeeper

David de Gea: 7.0

The Spaniard had an excellent game in between the sticks as he stood strong to make some crucial save in the match.

He showed good reflexes to deny Tammy (substitute) Abraham in the second half thus keeping another clean sheet in the process.

Defenders

Antonio Valencia: 6.5

A solid performance from the United Veteran as he kept his marker at bay for most of the contest. He was great going forward as the Ecuadorian offered his side the width on the right wings.

Chris Smalling: 6.5

He defended pretty well as United kept a clean sheet in the game. The skipper showed defensive organization as he thwarted the Swansea plans in the danger area.

Victor Lindelof: 6.5

The center back made a couple of (timely) interceptions to deny the Swansea players in transition down the area.

He formed a superb combo at the back with Chris Smalling and was up to the Swansea challenges throughout the game.

Ashley Young: 6.0

Another solid performance from the former Aston Villa man as he dispatched his duties on the left back position. He bombed forward on occasion to give United some attacking impetus down the left wing.

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Midfielders

Nemanja Matic: 6.5

The Serbian had a quiet game as he made things simple in midfield. He was strong in possession (great area awareness) and protected the back four (United’s) in aplomb.

Paul Pogba: 7.0

The French man as always was sensational in the middle.

He showed great movement on the ball and linked up with his United’s teammates in transition pretty well.

He made a couple of dribbling runs as he was too good for Swansea.

Juan Mata: 6.5

The Spaniard justified his inclusion with incisive passes and play-making display in the match.

He showed flair and dynamism alongside Paul (Pogba) as United sealed the win.

Attackers

Alexis Sanchez: 6.5

The Chilean was on hand to finish a free-flowing United move as he tucked the ball away into the left bottom corner.

He was lively in the match and combined well with center forward (an assist) Lukaku for the first goal.

Romelu Lukaku: 6.5

The big forward showed good movement outside the box. He took his goal expertly as he was set-up by Chile Star Alexis Sanchez.

Jesse Lingard: 6.5

The young lad was exceptional going forward as he linked up the forward line with aplomb. He set up Alexis Sanchez for United’s 2nd goal and was a constant threat down the Swansea area.

Substitutes

Ander Herrera: 5.0

The Spaniard was decent in midfield as he replaced Juan Mata after the intermission. He made a couple of decent passes as United kept possession in the latter stages of the game.

Marcus Rashford: 5.0

The English talent replaced Alexis Sanchez and could have added a goal of his own. He showed great footwork on the left wings as he skipped past two Swansea defenders.

Scott Mc Tominay: N/A

He made a late cameo appearance (in added time) as United sealed a comfortable 2-0 win over Swansea City at home.

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Obiweluozo Martins
A professional sportswriter who combs around the world for football matches. I follow the major leagues in Europe and of course the Champions League. I'm also a lover of International football as well as watching the beautiful game from all around the world with an eye on the youth game.

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