RESULTS | POINTS TABLE | FIXTURES
The result moved second-placed United seven points ahead of Leicester City, who sit third, while Spurs remained in seventh, six points away from a Champions League qualification spot.
Spurs went ahead five minutes before half-time when Son Heung-min slotted home, just moments after Cavani’s strike had been ruled out for a soft-looking foul by Scott McTominay on Tottenham’s South Korean forward.
United were raging about the decision, but they bounced back in style in the second period with goals from Fred, Cavani and Mason Greenwood.
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