Manchester United equalled a Premier League record for a triumphant edge as they mercilessly battered nine-man Southampton 9-0 to go level with pioneers Manchester City.
The challenge was basically settled after only 79 seconds as 18-year-old Alex Jankewitz, on his full Premier League debut, saw red for a high, loathsomeness tackle on Scott McTominay, provoking Saints to abdicate.
Two of United’s first-half objectives came from Luke Shaw’s pinpoint left-wing conveyances – first, Aaron Wan-Bissaka turned home at the far post (18), preceding Marcus Rashford struck from 12 yards from Mason Greenwood’s scaled back (25).
Rashford’s risky ball was then transformed into his own net by Jan Bednarek (34), and Edinson Cavani at that point got in on the demonstration with a fine header into the furthest corner from another splendid Shaw ball (39).
Sub Anthony Martial got his first objective in quite a while with a heavenly control and finish from a tight point (69), while McTominay got in on the demonstration with a controlled, long-range exertion (71).
Bruno Fernandes scored a late punishment as Bednarek saw red for a keep going man foul on Martial (88), at that point the France worldwide got his second with a short proximity exertion (90), and Dan James adjusted it with a stoppage-time finish (90+3).
The outcome implies United go level on focuses with Man City for 24 hours at any rate, having played two a greater number of games than their Manchester rivals, who go to Burnley on Wednesday night. Joined are, nonetheless, four focuses in front of Liverpool having played a game more, while Saints are twelfth having lost their last four.