05 Jul Man United lifted by Greenwood 9/10 as assault shines vs. Bournemouth
Manchester United prolonged their unbeaten run to 16 video games with a 5-2 win over Bournemouth at Outdated Trafford. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team needed to come from behind, however a double from Mason Greenwood, a penalty from Marcus Rashford and targets from Anthony Martial and Bruno Fernandes ensured United collected one other useful three factors within the race for the highest 4 and plunged Bournemouth additional into relegation bother.
Junior Stanislas gave Bournemouth the lead earlier than Greenwood, Rashford and Martial all scored earlier than half-time. Former United striker Josh King made it 3-2 from the spot shortly after the break just for Greenwood to smash in a fourth and Fernandes so as to add a fifth with a fragile free-kick from the sting of the field.
Solskjaer’s team went a objective down, however by the point referee Mike Dean had blown the half-time whistle, every of United’s entrance three had discovered the online. Rashford and Martial have now each bought 20 targets every in all competitions — the primary time that has occurred at Outdated Trafford since Dimitar Berbatov and Javier Hernandez within the 2010-11 marketing campaign.
United have been good defensively however Bournemouth’s objective got here after a listing of errors. Victor Lindelof did not clear the primary ball, Harry Maguire was made to look foolish on the touchline by Stanislas and David De Gea was crushed very simply at his close to submit. It was sufficient for Solskjaer to hunt out Maguire for a chat on the drinks break.
Supervisor ranking out of 10
7 — United have been unchanged for the third successive Premier League sport for the primary time since November 2006. Solskjaer might need needed to offer Greenwood a relaxation after two consecutive Premier League begins however the 18-year-old was picked once more and it paid off. United didn’t defend in addition to they’d have needed but it surely would not actually matter while you rating 5.
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Participant scores (1-10; 10 = finest, gamers launched after 70 minutes get no ranking)
GK David De Gea, 6 — Not a lot the Spaniard might do for Bournemouth’s objective with Stanislas capturing from so shut.
DF Aaron Wan-Bissaka, 7 — Turning into increasingly more of a risk probing ahead from right-back.
DF Luke Shaw, 7 — His cross to the again submit led to Adam Smith dealing with within the field and conceding the penalty.
DF Harry Maguire, 5 — Nutmegged by Stanislas on the touchline as Bournemouth took the lead.
DF Victor Lindelof, 5 — Contributed to Bournemouth’s opening objective when he did not take care of the primary ball into the field. Given the run round by King and went off at half time.
MF Nemanja Matic, 6 — Did not do Eric Bailly any favours with the go that led to Bournemouth’s penalty. Not fairly as tidy as traditional.
MF Paul Pogba, 7 — Quick and long-range passing was easy, particularly one drilled over 40 yards onto Shaw’s chest. Performed 90 minutes for the primary time since September.
MF Bruno Fernandes, 8 — Ought to have executed higher after being despatched by means of by Rashford. Great place to seek out Greenwood for the equaliser then scored a belter of a free-kick.
FW Mason Greenwood, 9 — Contact and strike to equalise was gorgeous. Second objective together with his proper foot was even higher.
FW Marcus Rashford, 8 — Superbly-weighted go to offer Fernandes as early sight of objective. Drew save from Aaron Ramsdale with a free-kick and took a cool penalty.
FW Anthony Martial, 8 — Concerned within the penalty with a header again throughout objective then scored a superb objective on the stroke of half-time after reducing in from the left and discovering the highest nook.
DF Eric Bailly (for Lindelof, 45), 6 — Gave away a penalty inside a minute of coming on
MF Fred (for Matic, 66), 6 — Battled in midfield.
FW Daniel James (for Greenwood, 74) — N/A
FW Odion Ighalo (for Rashford, 80) — N/A
MF Juan Mata (for Martial, 80) — N/A