AFC Bournemouth 1 – 3 Manchester United as Mata, Rooney and Ibra strikes and ensure first win, Manchester United visited Bournemouth for the first premier league game of the season and it turned out a typical english encounter. United started with Ibrahimovic, Rooney, Martial and Mata in attacking roles and it took best part of first 45 minutes for United to break the deadlock.
AFC Bournemouth failed to clear a simple back pass which lead to a simple tap in for Juan Mata. The game was 1-0 at the break and United had still alot to do as far as three points security was concerned and Rooney’s second half strike secured the first win for Mourinho as United manager.
AFC Bournemouth 1 – 3 Manchester United Premier League Match Highlights
- 40′ 0 – 1 Juan Mata scored after a terrible mix up by Bournemouth defense to put United 1-0 up just before the break.
- 59′ 0 – 2 Wayne Rooney scored with a close range header after Martial scuffed shot found its way to Rooney.
64′ 0 – 3 Zlatan Ibrahimovic produced moment of magic with a long range low drive past Bournemouth keeper to make it 3-1.
69′ 1 – 3 Adam Smith’s goal momentarily created anxiety in United ranks but they saw off the challenge with rather ease.
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