The easy win put United ahead of Tottenham, which swept United aside 6-1 in October but is now mired in problems of its own. A 2-0 loss to Leicester dropped Tottenham out of the Champions League spots and left Jose Mourinho's team with one draw and two defeats in an eight-day spell. HIT FOR SIX Scott McTominay looked like one of the Premier League's top scorers as Man United swept into an early lead over Leeds.
Leicester City moved in behind Manchester United at the head of the standings with a 2-0 success over Southampton.
Two of the English top-flight's five best players will do battle when Liverpool meet Manchester United at Anfield.