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Man Utd suffer record premier league defeat after 6-1 lose against Tottenham

Manchester United’s defensive struggles continued on Sunday against Tottenham as the Red Devils equalled their worst defeat of the Premier League era with the 6-1 thrashing at Old Trafford.

The hosts actually started brightly in Sunday’s clash with Spurs, taking an early lead through a Bruno Fernandes penalty.

United were handed the spot-kick within the opening minute, with Fernandes then scoring the earliest penalty in a Premier League game (01:37) since Manchester City star Sergio Aguero against Newcastle in February 2015 (01:12).

However, from that point forward, the wheels fell off as Tottenham began to run riot in what ended up as a four-goal first half.

Spurs’ first goal came in the fourth minute through Tanguy Ndombele before Son Heung-min added a brace with goals in the seventh and 37th minutes.

Sandwiched between Son’s goals was a goal from Harry Kane, as United’s defence completely collapsed in an embarrassing effort from Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side.

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