The job took such a toll on Sissoko (constantly sprinting to close Pogba down - and then having to chase United runners too) that he ended up hurting his hamstring and having to go off with just two minutes to go until half-time. Mike Dean will be the referee for this game, and it will kick-off at 16:30 GMT.
Manchester United are in a delicate position and, after all three of Alex Ferguson's successors have failed to emulate the legendary manager's previous achievements, the importance of United's next appointment can not be underestimated. Plus, Fred has a leave of absence so he could be with his wife in the birth of their child.
Having shot straight at Hugo Lloris when put clean through earlier, Rashford made no mistake with his second opportunity, and fired into the far corner past the France global to put United 1-0 ahead on 44 minutes.
Tottenham have also rejected bids from the Spanish giants for Kane's teammate Christian Eriksen as the Danish global is arguably playing the best football in his career this season. Jan Vertonghen and Mousa Dembele were listed as questionable due to thigh and ankle injuries, respectively. I don't remember who [was involved], but it was a big hit, a foul. He's young, tactically astute and has plenty of experience managing in the Premier League at a top club. It wasn't that he had suddenly become bad, but because United were very much bad he was shipping goals for fun.
And as a result, United is just six points back of a Champions League spot.
After a quiet opening period, the United goalkeeper pulled off 11 saves in an exceptional second-half display that earned plaudits aplenty.More news: Trump’s ex-lawyer Michael Cohen to testify publicly before House panel
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The Spurs boss made eight changes for their FA Cup clash with Tranmere Rovers, as they cantered to a 7-0 victory and into the next round of the competition. They also sit in third place of the EPL standings with 48 points after 21 matches (W16, L5).
Up next in the Premier League, United have back-t-back home games against Brighton followed by an encounter with Sean Dyche's Burnley. Of course, they've had more time to prepare for this game.
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Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea made an incredible 11 second half saves to keep Tottenham out on Sunday.
"We are going to lose Son for the Asia Cup and if Harry Kane suffers an injury, it is going to be massive for us".
"No, we've not had that conversation", said Solskjaer.