Manchester United ratings: Antony, Fernandes lead top-four charge

Due to Antony's first Premier League goal since October and Diogo Dalot's first goal in the league,

Manchester United took advantage of their top-four opponents' subpar weekend efforts to defeat Nottingham Forest 2-0 at the City Ground.

Report on the game: Antony and Dalot score to win | Premier League standings

the Brazilian winger pounced to slip in shortly after the half-hour mark. He then turned provider as temporary left-back Dalot powered in a late second.

Although Bruno Fernandes and Christian Eriksen controlled midfield like a vice, and Taiwo Awoniyi caused problems for United,

The game was largely determined by their dominance, and United would have been out of the game earlier but for a brilliant performance from the home goalkeeper Navas.

Jadon Sancho's initial shot was deftly stopped by Felipe, the great Fernandes glanced Eriksen's superb cross just wide,

Then found himself again denied by a brilliant second-half display from Navas, but Antony's goal and assist finally settled the match.

Awoniyi's errant finishing contributed to United's clean sheet against Sevilla on Thursday night,