Wayne Rooney has become Manchester United’s all-time record goalscorer after scoring a last-minute free kick to earn his side a 1-1 draw with Stoke City.
The club captain has been waiting to move past Sir Bobby Charlton’s record for some weeks, but he finally achieved it with a stunning set piece in the fourth minute of added-on time to deny Stoke.
It was harsh on Stoke, who had defended valiantly throughout the match at the Britannia Stadium, but United deserved a share of the spoils and Rooney’s strike came in fitting circumstances.
Earlier today, Swansea City defeated Liverpool 3-2 at Anfield to climb out of the Premier League relegation zone and inflict serious damage on their opponents’ title charge.
All five goals came in the second half of the match, with Fernando Llorente and Roberto Firmino cancelling each other out before Gylfi Sigurdsson popped up with the decisive fifth.
Premier League Results
Liverpool 2-3 Swansea
Bournemouth 2-2 Watford
Crystal Palace 0-1 Everton
Middlesbrough 1-3 West Ham
Stoke 1-1 Man Utd
West Brom 2-0 Sunderland