Ole Gunnar Solskjaer won his first game as permanent manager of Manchester United as goal from Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial secured a 2-1 home win over Watford to put them back in the top four.
United had to resist many of the pressure from Watford before Rashford got in the way, Martial sealed the points after the break for more Watford pressure.
The hornets made the better start and got a chance after just two minutes, Gerard Deulofeu takes too long to cast his cross with Troy Deeney waiting in the middle.
Then Abdoulaye Doucoure was shot from the inside of the field, but with 10 minutes on the clock United created their first momentary danger, and Paul Pogba steered a pass against Rashford, who was removed.
Moments later, David De Gea waved off a Deeney header and then Watford's Will Hughes was reserved for a mistake at Pogba.
Martial and Luke Shaw remained dangerous to United before the latter's cross wa s blocked, and Watford reappeared, but Roberto Pereyra's strike did not pose a real problem for De Gea.
With Watford continuing to be the brighter side, De Gea shot another bet from Deulofeu ̵
Solskjaer's side won possession just outside their own territory through Shaw, who ran forward and threw a fine pass through the Watford defense for Rashford to steer his finish beyond Ben Foster.
Foster made an excellent rescue to keep it 1-0 when a loose ball fell to Martial, and then Rashford came around Foster on the far edge of the area but could not find a teammate.
Watford's Deulofeu was quickly attacked by the Second Half, but his jumping strike was brought together by De Gea, who then tipped a low Pereyra drive.
Watford replaced Daryl Janmaat – who seemed to have suffered a knock – with Kiko Femenia and soon came again, Knus hes fired a wager equally wide.
United struggled to muster much threat, and Solskjaer made a double change right after the hour, Juan Mata and Ander Herrera off and Jesse Lingard and Andreas Pereira on.
Capoue threw a shot but United doubled their lead after 72 minutes when Martial lifted the ball into the net after Foster had blocked his first bet.
Watford brought Demarai Gray, Deulofeu, and Marcos Rojo replaced Martial for United. 19659002] The visitor's Adam Masina got a warning to bring Rashford up when United tried to break, and after 89 minutes they got the goal their achievement deserved when Doucoure finished after good work from Isaac Success.