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Match Review: Manchester United vs Bournemouth

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Manchester United vs Bournemouth 5-2 | Match Review | Premier League

Mason Greenwood netted a brace for United as they came from behind in an exciting 5-2 victory over Bournemouth.

Stanislas scored early on for Bournemouth against the run of play with a nutmeg of Harry maguire only to put it past De ages at his near post. A shot he really should have done better with. 

The 18 year old Englishman, Mason Greenwood, then equalised for United and merely 15 minutes after conceding United were now 2-1 after a penalty from Marcus Rashford.

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In injury time of the first half, Anthony Martial scored an absolute screamer from outside the area. He cut inside and gave the Bournemouth keeper no chance as it rifled into the top corner.

The second half however started nervy for the reds as the substitution of Bailly on for Lindelof seemed to unsettle the team. In the 49th minute, Bournemouth were given a penalty after the Ivorian was penalised for handball through a poor VAR decision. Ex United player Josh King fired home in the 49th minute.

The Reds showed character though as 6 minutes later Greenwood got his second with an excellent finish for United. 

The game was sealed when Bruno Fernandes continued his run of form with a sublime free kick left Ramsdale no chance. 

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It’s always sign of a great game when you’re debating which goal was the standout and this was certainly the case in this match. It was a fantastic game of football to watch, it had drama, end to end football, goals and even VAR controversy, it’s just a shame there was no crowd to witness it.

Ole’s side moved into third with the win with the pressure now on Chelsea to get a win against Watford. We don’t want to speak too soon, but top four and a champions league spot is looking very promising for next season. Manchester United just need to continue this run of form until the end of the season!

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