Bruno Fernandes nets Man Utd winner in comeback against Fulham to clinch third
Manchester United sealed third spot as Bruno Fernandes smart finish completed a 2-1 comeback win against Fulham on the final day of the Premier League season.
Having sealed Champions League qualification with Thursdays 4-1 victory against Chelsea, Erik ten Hags men overcame west London opposition once again on Sunday.
Kenny Tete opened the scoring and Fulham had the chance to extend their lead, only for long-serving United goalkeeper David De Gea whose contract has yet to be extended beyond the summer to stop Aleksandar Mitrovics spot-kick.
That save inspired an impressive United turnaround, with Jadon Sancho putting the hosts level before Fred slipped Fernandes through to coolly complete a 2-1 triumph.
The three points saw United beat Newcastle to third place, while Marco Silvas Fulham headed to the northwest already guaranteed to finish 10th thanks to a brilliant season following promotion.
Uniteds win was a club record-equalling 27th at Old Trafford in all competitions and maintains the Red Devils momentum heading into next weekends FA Cup final against treble-chasing rivals Manchester City.