Manchester United v AFC Bournemouth, 30 December 2018

Score4-1 to Manchester United
RefereeLee Mason
CompetitionPremier League
VenueOld Trafford
Attendance74,556
Kick-off: 4.30pm Manchester United had now won 11 of the 16 meetings in all competitions (lost two). Marcus Rashford scored Manchester United's third goal in the final minute of normal time at the end of the first-half before Nathan Aké scored for AFC Bournemouth two minutes later. Premier League Head to Head Played: 8 Manchester United won: 6 Drawn: 1 AFC Bournemouth won: 1 Manchester United scored: 17 AFC Bournemouth scored: 7

4 Manchester United

Manager: Ole Gunnar Solskjær

1 AFC Bournemouth

Manager: Eddie Howe

Goals:

Paul Pogba 5 G
Paul Pogba 33 G
Marcus Rashford 45 G
Romelu Lukaku 72 G

Goals:

Nathan Aké 45 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper David De Gea
Defender Eric Bailly
Defender Victor Lindelöf
Defender Luke Shaw
Defender/Midfielder/Forward Ashley Young
Midfielder Ander Herrera
Midfielder Nemanja Matić
Midfielder Paul Pogba
Midfielder/Forward Jesse Lingard
Midfielder/Forward Marcus Rashford
Forward Anthony Martial

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Asmir Begović
Defender Nathan Aké
Defender Steve Cook
Defender Diego Rico
Defender/Midfielder Charlie Daniels
Midfielder David Brooks
Midfielder Junior Stanislas
Midfielder Drew Surman
Midfielder/Forward Jordon Ibe
Forward Josh King
Forward Callum Wilson

Substitutions:

Romelu Lukaku for Marcus Rashford 70
Andreas Pereira for Ander Herrera 76
Phil Jones for Anthony Martial 82

Substitutions:

Ryan Fraser for Callum Wilson 66
Lys Mousset for David Brooks 66
Tyrone Mings for Nathan Aké 82

Cards:

Ashley Young 36 Y
Ander Herrera 51 Y
Eric Bailly 79 R

Cards:

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Sergio Romero
Defender Matteo Darmian
Defender/Midfielder Phil Jones
Midfielder Andreas Pereira
Midfielder Marouane Fellaini
Midfielder Juan Mata
Forward Romelu Lukaku

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Artur Boruc
Defender Tyrone Mings
Defender Jack Simpson
Midfielder Ryan Fraser
Midfielder Jefferson Lerma
Forward Jermain Defoe
Forward Lys Mousset

Comments:

League position: 6th Ole Gunnar Solskjær became the third manager to win his first three league games in charge of Manchester United after Sir Matt Busby and José Mourinho. United had now scored 12 goals in their last three games in the Premier League for the first time since December 2011. Paul Pogba had now scored twice in consecutive games for the first time in his senior career (296th club appearance). He also became the first player to score at least two goals in consecutive games in the Premier League for United since Wayne Rooney in December 2012. Romelu Lukaku had now scored eight goals in seven games in the Premier League against AFC Bournemouth. Jesse Lingard became the 48th player to make 100 appearances for the Red Devils in the Premier League.

Comments:

League position: 12th AFC Bournemouth had now lost five consecutive away games in the Premier League for the first time. They had now lost eight of their last ten games in the Premier League (won two). The Cherries had now kept one clean sheet in their last 12 games in all competitions. They had now conceded four or more goals in consecutive games in the Premier League for the first time since December 2017. AFC Bournemouth had now scored three goals in their last six league and cup games.