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Manchester United 1:0 Bournemouth

Man Utd 1:0 Bournemouth

Old Trafford

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Wed, 13 December 2017
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  1. Dec 10, 2017
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    Lucky McLuckerson The saviour of our season (ask Maradona10)

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    Date - Wednesday, December 13 2017
    Kickoff Time - 2000 Hrs GMT
    Venue - Old Trafford, Manchester


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    League standings and form guide

    2. Manchester United : WWWWL

    14. Bournemouth : WDLLD


    Previous League Meetings

    Manchester United 1-1 Bournemouth

    Bournemouth 1-3 Manchester United

    Manchester United 3-1 Bournemouth

    Bournemouth 2-1 Manchester United


    All-Time League Record

    Manchester United wins - 2
    Bournemouth wins - 1
    Draws - 1


    Pre-Match Pressers

    José Mourinho



    Eddie Howe




    Team News

    Manchester United

    Paul Pogba ruled out (Red card suspension).


    Bournemouth

    Brad Smith and Tyrone Mings ruled out.


    Know the opposition

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    Association Football Club Bournemouth (nicknamed The Cherries and Boscombe), are a professional football club based in Bournemouth, Dorset. The exact date of the club's foundation is not known, but there is proof that it was formed as Bascombe FC in the autumn of 1899 out of the remains of the older Boscombe St. John's Lads’ Institute FC. Nicknamed The Cherries (Dean Court was built adjacent to the Cooper-Dean estate, which encompassed numerous cherry orchards), the team traditionally played in red shirts with white sleeves until 1971, when the strip was changed to red and black stripes, similar to that of AC Milan. Bournemouth have spent 69 seasons in the second division of English football, and this is their second season of participation in the top tier of English football. Bournemouth's biggest rivals are Brighton & Hove Albion, Reading FC and Southampton FC. They play their home games at Dean Court, Bournemouth.


    Referee

    Graham Scott.


    Familiar Faces

    Joshua King (at Manchester United from 2008-2013)

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  2. Dec 10, 2017
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    Peanut Butter New Member

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    Give Lukaku a rest. Ibra or Rashford as the 9.
  3. Dec 10, 2017
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    charlenefan Far less insightful than the other Charley

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    Who cares, feck football
  4. Dec 10, 2017
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    NK86 Full Member

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    A rest from what - costing us matches? Let us call it as it is. He should be totally dropped. Deserves to be after today's match.
  5. Dec 10, 2017
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    OnlyTwoDaSilvas Gullible

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    Give Ibra a start. Or one of Martial or Rashford through the middle.

    I still have a lot of faith in Lukaku, but he could do with sitting out one or two, or coming on as an impact sub. He's playing the full 90 twice a week, whether or not that's the reason his performances have dropped, I don't know but we could do with a bit of freshness up front, something different. Bournemouth at home should be 3 points no matter who we play upfront, so a bit of rotation would be good.
  6. Dec 10, 2017
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    Peanut Butter New Member

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    How many matches has he 'cost us' this season then?
  7. Dec 10, 2017
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    alsabi Full Member

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    Game one of a new undefeated run at Old Trafford. Hopefully.
  8. Dec 10, 2017
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    AXVnee7 Full Member

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    Weird as it feels like we have nothing to play for now, but we also need to keep our run going or risk being drawn into a top 4 battle. At least if we can finish 2nd it's a huge improvement from the seasons post-Fergie.

    I would like to see Martial played as the central striker. Lukaku should be dropped like Mkhi was.
  9. Dec 10, 2017
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    Jacky Quacky made eight consecutive posts about Fellaini once

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    De Gea
    Valencia Smalling Jones Young
    Mata Matic Herrera Lingard Martial
    Lukaku

    Wouldn't mind to seen Lingard at cm to help transition us from defense to attack. It's a massive weak point and I feel he's matured enough to play in a midfield role.
  10. Dec 10, 2017
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    Kaos Full Member

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    De Gea
    Jones Smalling Rojo
    Valencia Young
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    Lingard
    Rashford Martial
  11. Dec 10, 2017
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    Ban Full Member

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    Need to bounce back after today. No heads down, get on with it and win this one.

    And where is Fellaini ffs?
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  12. Dec 10, 2017
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    Devil may care Full Member

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    Feels irrelevant now but we can't get sloppy, we must maintain our second place spot as the CL places fight will be tight. I'd rest Tony and Young, give Shaw a game and have Mata start. Lukaku is undroppable so not point in thinking about that. I wouldn't be that surprised to see McTominay start over Herrera either.


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  13. Dec 10, 2017
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    Alabaster Codify7 Full Member

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    I reckon Bournemouth are gonna get today's result taken out on them.

    --------------------DDG----------------------------
    Valencia----Smalling--Lindelof------------Young
    ------------Herrera---Matic-----------------------
    Mata-----------Lingard---------------Rashford
    ----------------Lukaku---------------------------

    SUBS - Zlatan (Lukaku), Martial (Mata), Fellaini (Matic)

    Man United 4 - 0 AFC Bournemouth
    Rashford, Lukaku, Martial, Fellaini.
  14. Dec 10, 2017
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    dichinero New Member

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    Might as well. I just want to enjoy the rest of the campaign
  15. Dec 10, 2017
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    bosnian_red Worst scout to ever exist

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    What I wish we'd play:
    De Gea
    Bailly Lindelof Rojo
    Valencia Herrera Matic Young
    Lingard
    Rashford Martial
    Maybe Mata for Lingard. Doesn't matter there. But no Lukaku please. Deserves dropping.
  16. Dec 10, 2017
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    gavdim2002 New Member

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    We will (try to) make it tough for them
  17. Dec 10, 2017
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    milemuncher777 formerly kid777

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    4-0 We'll smash them.
  18. Dec 10, 2017
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    ivaldo Mediocre Horse Whisperer, s'up wid chew?

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    Start Zlatan and take Lukaku out of the limelight for a game or two. The blokes low on confidence. I’d give Henrik a start too.
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    ivaldo Mediocre Horse Whisperer, s'up wid chew?

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    Hilarious stuff.
  20. Dec 10, 2017
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    K2K Full Member

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    Injured

    Annoyingly so.
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    K2K Full Member

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    Hate them after that Mings episode.

    We need to go hard at them from the first minute.

    Id bench Lukaku for this one.
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    Jacky Quacky made eight consecutive posts about Fellaini once

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    Where has Mkhi gone I just realised :lol:

    He's shit at AM, like at Dortmund. 10x better on the wing. Can we please play him there so he can regain a bit of form and so we don't have a player who will go for nothing once we sell him.
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    Ban Full Member

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    If only we saw those 10x better wing performances. Cause he played on the wing too.
  24. Dec 10, 2017
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    ManUtd1999 Full Member

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    That game with Belgium disrupted his season badly, just when he was playing really well. He has made only one start since September!
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    Jacky Quacky made eight consecutive posts about Fellaini once

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    He hasn't been given a chance there since last season.
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    K2K Full Member

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    And no guarantee that he will come back as good either.

    Especially with his contract running out.
  27. Dec 10, 2017
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    NK86 Full Member

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    How about today and his wonderful ability to miss chances. You think only defenders cost matches?
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    Ban Full Member

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    He wasnt anything special there last season. He wont magically start playing on the wing if given the chance. Being weak in duals and missplacing passes doesn't have to do anything with the position.
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    groovyalbert Full Member

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    Don't want to see Herrera and Matic as a 2 again so soon after today. Also, if Matic is carrying an injury like Jose says then this, on paper, is a good game to let him recover a bit. Fellaini and Herrera, or even McTominay and Herrera should be enough for Bournemouth at home.
  30. Dec 10, 2017
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    Peanut Butter New Member

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    You made it out like Lukaku was 'costing us matches'.

    What matches? Today, ok he should have done better.

    But his all round play and assists have helped us win games until now. Making Rom a scapegoat for a loss against the best side in the league is silly.
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    el3mel Full Member

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    We really a need proper response in this. I'm waiting for a top performance and big score to please the ongoing fans after that shite result.
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    Samid follows Pogue around, fixing his images

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    Who the feck is Graham Scott? At least it isn't Oliver.
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    Baby Groot New Member

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    This games cannot come soon enough. Reasons...
    1. We lost to City.
    2. I have 5 exams in 3 days.
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    Frank Grimes Full Member

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    Shaw and Darmian? 3 at the back versus Bournemouth?
    No thanks.
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    Devil may care Full Member

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    3 at the back isn't negative, it frees the wingbacks up to be more attacking and has worked better for Martial, Lukaku and Lingard than the other formations, it free's Martial from the constant tracking back and gives Lukaku a player near him at all times.
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    breakout67 Full Member

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    I think we will be surprised by this game and lose. Matic-Hererra midfield doesnt cut the mustard.
  37. Dec 10, 2017
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    Parry Gallister Full Member

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    If Lukaku doesn't get a hat-trick to make up for today I will sulk.
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    YouOnlyLiveTwice Full Member

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    Marcus
    Martial Mata Lingard
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    What i would like to see. Lukaku will start though.​
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    Donsangre New Member

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    Thats what Ive been saying. Everyone blamed Mkhi, although Mkhi wasnt really playing exceptional. His poor form coincided with these duo playing every game. Its not a good combination for midfield. We were so bad today, i didnt see a single good combination except for the Mata/Martial/Failure one.
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    Frank Grimes Full Member

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    Not with Darmian(the worst attacking player in all my time watching us) and Shaw(has he more than 3 assists in all his time here). I prefer Mata for this game than wingbacks, especially the two you mentioned.
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