Edwin van der Sar summed up most Manchester United fans’ feelings about the draw with Everton as he said it was ‘s***’ on Twitter.
It looked as though United would see the game out relatively comfortably before Dominic Calvert-Lewin equalised deep into stoppage time.
It meant three points turned into one as well as a failure to capitalise in advance on dropped points from either Manchester City or Liverpool, or both, when the two sides meet on Sunday.
United played well but the result, combined with a worrying Paul Pogba injury, meant it was a frustrating night for fans.
Celebrity supporter Usain Bolt asked fans on Twitter how to sum up the game, asking: “What word should I use”. It prompted a reply from former United goalkeeper Van der Sar, which simply said: “S***”.
United appeared to be strolling to victory at half-time as they led 2-0 thanks to goals from Edinson Cavani and Bruno Fernandes, with the Portuguese midfielder curling in a fine strike from the edge of the area.
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The game was effectively over as a contest inside the first two minutes as Southampton were reduced to 10 men, but United still had to find the goals and they did exactly that, with Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Marcus Rashford, Edinson Cavani, Anthony Martial (two), Scott McTominay, Bruno Fernandes and Daniel James all getting on the scoresheet.
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Yet United were left stunned in the second half as Everton hit back with two goals in three minutes from Abdoulaye Doucoure and James Rodriguez.
When McTominay headed home in the 70th minute, it looked like they would secure the three points until Calvert-Lewin’s late intervention, prodding the ball home from close range after a free-kick had been lofted into the box.
It leaves the Reds sat second, two points off leaders City having played two more games.