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Manchester United fight back twice to beat Sheffield United

By Primenewsghana
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Manchester United captain Bruno Fernandes led from the front to ensure another chaotic performance eventually ended in a 4-2 victory against relegation-threatened Sheffield United at Old Trafford.

With the visitors taking the lead twice, Erik ten Hag's side were staring at a humiliating loss to a side who have won just three times this season.

But Fernandes levelled from the penalty spot before driving Manchester United in front from 25 yards nine minutes from time.

The Portuguese created a first goal since February for striker Rasmus Hojlund four minutes later to move his side up to sixth spot and earn praise from his manager.

"He showed his leadership," said Ten Hag.

"He tried to encourage the team and he is also in good form. We put him in the right position and when he is there, he makes the right decisions.

"He can create a lot, score, assist and make key actions. We are very happy with his performance and his attitude."

Fernandes has now scored seven goals and collected two assists in Manchester United's past five games.

In total, there have been 27 goals in that period. Manchester United have conceded and scored at least two in all of those games.