17 January, 2018, 02:20 | Author: Christina Hansen
The French midfield maestro dominated the proceedings and was largely involved in United's build-up play which continuously kept the Potters backline at bay.
Stoke, who axed Mark Hughes earlier this month, had made the surprise appointment of Lambert just hours before the game on Monday and the ex-Norwich and Aston Villa boss was at Old Trafford to witness what he has taken on.
It might not have been vintage United, but after leaders Manchester City lost their unbeaten league record in a 4-3 reverse at Liverpool on Sunday, it was vital Jose Mourinho's side took the chance to close the gap at the top to 12 points.
"Obviously we see Manchester City in front of us and they lost", he told Sky Sports.
But United were back on top immediately after the restart with Butland needing to race from his line to beat Martial to another expert Pogba pass.
The Frenchman was named Man United's best player on the pitch after grabbing two assists and performing superbly, running the show, in a comfortable 3-0 victory against relegation strugglers Stoke City.
"He had an assist and if he had scored the free-kick with the last shot of the game, it would be really a reward for him". The French worldwide believes his side are very much in the title race and need to continue their winning run in the competition without looking at the past.
"In the second half it was different, the second half was harder for them, 2-0 was difficult for them to react to, we were in control of the game". "So it was good for them to lose, but we have to think about ourselves winning".
"We had lots of chances to score the third goal and to kill the match before we did".
That is despite the former Juventus star having only played in 13 league matches due to a hamstring problem that sidelined him for seven games and the three-match ban he incurred after being sent off against Arsenal. "We just have to focus on ourselves, keep winning and I think we will be OK".
"We recover the ball faster, we didn't let them play".
Kerber beats Barty to claim Sydney title
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Arsenal are just short of matching Borussia Dortmund's asking price for Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang this month. Mislinstat also wants to bring in Malcom from Bordeaux with Tottenham having stepped back from signing the Brazilian.
Last season, Madrid picked up four points, drawing 1-1 at the Santiago Bernabeu and winning 3-2 in the reverse fixture. His total La Liga goals tally now stands at just four, a third of what he had scored by this stage last term.
Hawaii Emergency Management Agency Administrator Vern Miyagi said the error happened when someone pushed the wrong button. It's a scary experience". "If it actually happened, I wouldn't have known and my family could have been dead", she said.
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The Colts went 4-12 this season and missed the playoffs for the third straight year, prompting the team to fire Chuck Pagano . Colts fans have to love the success that he was able to have with Tebow given that he is much less talented than Luck.
The 23-year-old revealed that she met the actor at the 2017 Emmy Awards after-party and later went on a date with him. The publication says Ansari allegedly ignored Grace's "verbal and non-verbal" cues to not have sex.
The truck is making its first appearance back on USA soil since 2011 and one that is well received by a large faithful following. Although not being a diesel unit, the engine is likely to make the new Ranger the most powerful petrol ute in the class.
The crew, comprised of 30 Iranians and two Bangladeshis , died due to the blast and the release of toxic gas, he said . The Chinese say the ship left a 10-square-kilometre (3.8-square-mile) area contaminated with oil.
The average age of the other 34 people who have died of the flu this season is 75 years old, cabinet officials said . You also DON'T need to visit anyone in the hospital if you have a runny nose - cough - sore throat or fever .
Kim has responded by describing the U.S. president a "mentally deranged USA dotard". "I just don't want to comment", he had said. TRUMP: Sure, you see that a lot with me and then all of a sudden somebody's my best friend. "I think you people are surprised".
Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan's death not suspicious
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Giants to Acquire Andrew McCutchen
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Ford plans 40 EV models by 2022
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Syria denounces US-led coalition 'border force' plan
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Flash Freeze Today And Icy Roads
Flooding was anticipated Friday in some low-lying areas of the Grand River watershed. Toronto is in for some snow, and then another blast of cold weather this weekend.