United close gap on City, Spurs held


Manchester United closed the gap on Premier League leaders Manchester City to five points with a 1-0 win over Brighton, while Tottenham’s title hopes suffered another blow in a 1-1 draw against West Bromwich Albion on Saturday.

Brighton Irish defender Shane Duffy (L) makes a defensive header away from pogba (2L) during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Brighton and Hove Albion at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on November 25, 2017. / AFP PHOTO

Jose Mourinho’s United bounced back from their surprise Champions League defeat at Basel in midweek thanks to Lewis Dunk’s second half own goal at Old Trafford.

However, City can reopen an eight-point advantage over their Manchester rivals if they win at Huddersfield on Sunday.

Tottenham’s bid to win the title for the first time since 1961 is in tatters after their latest…

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