Manchester United rode their luck into the top four on the Premier League table after their slim win over Watford in their latest league game.
The Premier League clash with Watford marked the beginning of the permanent managerial era of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at Old Trafford.
Solskjaer was given the Manchester United job permanently on Thursday after a fantastic spell as the interim manager.
The former Red Devils striker was initially named the Manchester United manager in December and he was expected to usher in a new manager this summer but the Norwegian tactician performed above expectations and he has been given the job permanently.
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His first game as the permanent Manchester United manager didn’t go as planned against the Hornets but his players were able to get the three points at stake.
Watford wasted several opportunities in front of goal and they were rightly punished when Manchester United took the lead in the 27th minute through Marcus Rashford.
The Red Devils doubled their lead in the second half through Anthony Martial before Abdoulaye Doucoure pulled one back for the Hornets in the dying minutes of the game but it was too little too late for his side to earn the point their display deserved.
The victory takes Manchester United above Arsenal into fourth spot though the Gunners have a game in hand against Newcastle United on Monday night.