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EPL: Man United secure second spot after draw at West Ham



Manchester United sealed their place as runners-up of the 2017-18 English Premier League season after they picked up a point from their encounter with West Ham on Thursday night.

The Red Devils now have 78 points from 37 games, four points better off than third-placed Tottenham, while West Ham are safe with 39 points from the same number of games.

The goalless result also meant David De Gea has won the Golden Glove award for the most clean sheets in the campaign with 18.

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Speaking after the encounter, United boss, Jose Mourinho celebrated his team’s performance in the league this season, saying that the goal at some point was to finish second – and they have achieved it.

“We are the second best team in the Premier League, a fantastic competition with lots of good teams with six teams trying to finish first,” said. Mourinho.

“We came second, I am not totally happy that is not my nature. But since the moment we felt it was impossible to finish first we had the target to finish second and it is done today.”

United will host Watford in their final league game of the season before playing against Chelsea in the FA Cup final at Wembley.

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