The result will do nothing to quell the growing concerns over United’s form in the early part of the season. A narrow 1-0 win over Wolves was met by criticism given the underwhelming nature of the performance with United second-best throughout at Old Trafford.
Five days later, Tottenham produced a stellar second-half display to eventually run out convincing 2-0 winners in north London at the weekend.
It is the second behind-closed-doors friendly United have hosted at their Carrington training ground, after beating Everton 2-0 last Tuesday. An own goal and a McTominay strike was the difference.