Manchester United earned a fourth successive win in all competitions with a 1-0 home victory over Watford on Wednesday evening.

The Reds were extremely fortunate to still be in the game at half-time as the visitors missed several chances to score, but Louis van Gaal’s side managed to hold on and get a late winner of their own.

The result could prove to be one of United’s most important this season, with the Reds now level on points with fourth-placed Manchester City.

But in an ultimately rather unconvincing win, it’s certainly worth taking a look at our player ratings:

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