Christian Pulisic scored the tying goal in injury time. Muted by the worldwide hack on Friday was the shocking news of Barcelona (yes, that Barcelona) scouting Christian Pulisic (yes, that Christian Pulisic). The report from Spain found its way to the United States, but it didn’t get quite the holy-smokes-can-you-believe-this reaction it would’ve received if American Soccer Twitter had not been so rudely interrupted.
Just 30 seconds into Jose Mourinho’s return, Manchester United trailed. A long ball over the top from Marcos Alonso seemed ill-fated with three defenders surrounding Pedro, but Chris Smalling never collected himself and Pedro snuck through, snatching the ball and rounding David De Gea to put the Blues up almost immediately. His goal is the fastest in the Premier League this season. The game exploded open following the goal, with Manchester United looking for an equalizer almost straight away. Zlatan Ibrahimovic headed over and Marcus Rashford caused problems down the left inside the opening 10 minutes.
3SC’s Ajani Ibrahim has rued the death of the Oluyole Warriors’ defender, Izu Joseph who was reportedly killed in his home town while on holiday at the end of the 2015/2016 NPFL season. Izu died on his way to the hospital and Ibrahim who disclosed that he was very close to the former Bayelsa United player said the Ibadan side have lost a rear gem that worked very hard to ensure that the Oluyole Warriors avoided relegation. “I was pained when I heard about the death of Izu.