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Superb Moutinho goal earns Wolves point at Man Utd

Joao Moutinho’s superb strike earned Wolves a draw at Manchester United as the newly promoted visitors continued their strong start to life in the Premier League.

The Portugal midfielder whipped in from the edge of the area as Nuno Espirito Santo’s side matched their hosts at Old Trafford.

Wolves were lively in the first half and unlucky to go behind as Fred netted his first goal for United – the Brazilian firing in from just inside the box after Paul Pogba’s excellent touch.

United, with former manager Sir Alex Ferguson watching on during his first visit to Old Trafford since having emergency brain surgery in May, were looking for a third straight league win.

The hosts were on top after the break, but Raul Jimenez’s clever lay-off set up Moutinho for what was a deserved equaliser for the visitors.

The draw keeps Wolves one point behind Manchester United in 10th, as Mourinho’s side climb to fifth.

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