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EPL: Man Utd overtake Arsenal to move to fifth on the log

EPL: Man Utd overtake Arsenal to move to fifth on the log

Manchester United moved to fifth place on the Premier League table following a 3 - 1 defeat of Middlesbrough on Sunday afternoon.

United played with three center-backs; Chris Smalling, Eric Bailly and Phil Jones to counter the aeriel threat of Boro.

Maroune Fellaini scored the opened after he was picked by a cross which he headed into the net.

EPL: Man Utd overtake Arsenal to move to fifth on the log

Fellaini opens the scoring

Jesse Lingard scored a stunner; picking the ball from his half and getting past three players before firing past former teammate Victor Valdes in goal.

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Substitute Rudy Gestede scored as almost brought Boro back into the game but Antonio Valencia scored a late goal to kill off any hopes of a comeback.

The win sees United move into fifth place ahead of Arsenal who drop into sixth place. The Red Devils trail fourth place Liverpool by three points.

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