His feet were called into action again five minutes later as he somehow managed to prevent Alderweireld from a Spurs corner and he held the ball moments later from Kane’s curling free-kick.
De Gea continued with his incredible antics, firstly from Alli’s side-foot shot inside the box and then once producing another save with his feet to deny Kane.
The hosts continued to pile on the pressure, but United’s defence continued to stand up brilliantly, with special mentions going to the whole backline for reducing the chances count as we ticked towards injury-time. And when they did however, De Gea was ready to be called upon, as he was on 89 minutes to save from substitute Fernando Llorente. The Spanish striker created the last chance of the match, when he controlled the ball and tried to find Kane, who was only a few yards out, but his cross flashed inches past the onrushing attacker and United held out to earn a vital and hugely deserved points.
Tottenham: Lloris (c), Trippier, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Davies, Winks (Llorente 80), Sissoko (Lamela 42), Eriksen, Alli, Son, Kane.
Subs not used: Gazzaniga, Rose, Sanchez, Foyth, Skipp.
United: De Gea, Young (c), Lindelof, Jones, Shaw, Matic, Herrera, Pogba (McTominay 90), Lingard (Dalot 83), Rashford, Martial (Lukaku 73).
Subs not used: Romero, Andreas, Fred, Mata.
Booked: Herrera, Pogba
Scorer: Rashford (44)
Referee: Mike Dean
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