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AFC Bournemouth v Manchester United Live Commentary, 03/11/2018

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C. Wilson (11)
A. Martial (35)
M. Rashford (90+2)
Vitality Stadium


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Next up for Manchester United is their away trip against Juventus in the Champions League as they look to bounce back from their defeat to the Italian side at Old Trafford. Bournemouth are next in action against Newcastle on the road next week in the Premier League.
Marcus Rashford scores a stoppage-time winner to guide Manchester United to a comeback win over Bournemouth this afternoon. The Cherries took the lead through Callum Wilson in the early stages of the game, but the visitors were able to equalise through Anthony Martial, who continued his impressive form by notching his fifth goal of the Premier League season. United missed a host of chances in the second half, including Rashford who failed to convert from close range. However, Jose Mourinho's men got their reward when Rashford converted in the 92nd minute to hand his team a vital victory on the road.
M. Rashford
Yellow Card
Manchester United
90' + 3' Rashford is booked for his celebration.
M. Rashford
Manchester United
90' + 2' GOALLLLLLLLLL!!! RASHFORD SNATCHES A LATE GOAL FOR UNITED!!! 2-1!!! Rashford latches on to Pogba's cross in the middle and after waiting for the ball to bounce he hammers he places his effort into the net. Pogba raided down the left and supplied a perfect cross for the striker. He couldn't take it first time under pressure from Ake and Begovic, but the forward held his composure to guide the ball into the net. A goal that surely wins the game for the visitors.
A. Surman
J. Stanislas
AFC Bournemouth
90' + 1' Stanislas makes way for Surman.
90' + 1' Stanislas fails to beat the first man with his delivery, allowing United to clear the danger with ease.
90' There will be four minutes of added time.
90' Ibe battles down the left flank and wins a corner off the legs of Young. Stanislas will whip a cross into the box.
88' CHANCE! Herrera picks out Rashford in the box, who in turn finds Lingard in space. The midfielder goes for the strike, but doesn't quite connect, allowing Begovic to make the stop.
86' The game remains open heading into the final four minutes of the game. Both sides are capable of taking away the three points.
84' Pogba probes on the edge of the box and he tries to force an effort through a crowd of players, but his effort is blocked by a wall of Bournemouth defenders.
A. Smith
Yellow Card
AFC Bournemouth
83' Smith is booked for his part of the incident with Young.
A. Young
Yellow Card
Manchester United
82' Young goes into the book for an altercation with Smith down the sideline.
81' SAVE! The Cherries work an opening in the final third as Wilson and Ibe create room for Brooks to strike in the left inside channel, but his effort is beaten away by De Gea.
79' Pogba uses a burst of pace to turn away from Francis and he fires a low cross into the box that Steve Cook has to divert behind for a corner.
J. Lingard
A. Sánchez
Manchester United
78' Lingard replaces Sanchez for the closing stages of the contest.
78' Stanislas hits the ball long into the box for Ake and Steve Cook at the back post, but he overhits his cross and it goes out for a goal-kick.
77' Ibe has a dart down the left flank and wins another Bournemouth corner off the legs of Matic. The Cherries are not done in the final third yet.
76' Steve Cook - of all players - threatens with a deep cross towards the back post. Herrera has to rise to clear it behind and away from the lurking presence of Francis.
J. Ibe
R. Fraser
AFC Bournemouth
74' Fraser makes way for Ibe in the final third.
72' The game is evenly poised heading into the closing stages of the contest. It has been an even game as the visitors have come to life in the second half.
70' The Cherries attempt to play their way through the United defence. However, Gosling tries one pass too many in the box to let the visitors off the hook.
D. Gosling
L. Cook
AFC Bournemouth
68' Gosling replaces Cook in the middle of the park for the home side.
67' Rashford tries to drive towards goal and only has to escape the challenge of Ake to break through, but the defender times his tackle to perfection to quell the attack.
66' CLOSE! Herrera lines up another effort from the edge of the box this time with his left foot. He connects sweetly with a curling strike, only to see his effort sail centimetres wide of the post.
C. Wilson
Yellow Card
AFC Bournemouth
64' Wilson catches Lindelof late and goes into the book.
64' HOW HAVE UNITED NOT SCORED!!! An incredible passage of play sees United miss two glorious opportunities to take the lead. Young strikes his free-kick perfectly, only to be denied by the post. The rebound falls for Rashford in the six-yard box, who only needs to hit the target to score, but he drills his strike at Ake. Pogba latches on to the second ball and pokes the ball towards the net, but he sees his effort cleared off the line by Brooks. Mourinho screams in exasperation on the bench.
J. Stanislas
Yellow Card
AFC Bournemouth
63' Stanislas goes into the book for tripping Young on the edge of the box.
63' Young makes a surge down the right flank and goes down on the edge of the box under Stanislas' challenge. 
62' United are starting to find a rhythm to their play and putting pressure back on the home side.
60' CLOSE! Herrera latches on to Pogba's offload towards the edge of the box and he cuts across his strike. The ball swerves away from Begovic towards the bottom corner, but it just creeps wide of the target.
59' SAVE! United win a free-kick and Smalling wins the header to knock the ball down towards Sanchez. The Chilean heads the ball towards the top corner from a tight angle, but Begovic makes the save to turn his effort over the bar.
J. Lerma
Yellow Card
AFC Bournemouth
58' Lerma catches Herrera late in the middle of the park and goes into the book.
Ander Herrera
Manchester United
56' Fred has been underwhelming and is pulled from the action for Herrera.
M. Rashford
Manchester United
56' Mata is withdrawn for Rashford for the visitors.
55' SAVE! Begovic makes a crucial save to deny Shaw. The full-back is played through into the final third by Martial. He surges into the box and goes for the blast towards the net, only to see his effort saved by the body of the Bournemouth keeper.
L. Shaw
Yellow Card
Manchester United
54' Shaw handles the ball and for his second infraction he goes into the book.
54' Mata clips a ball over the top for Martial's run, but Begovic comes off his line to make the challenge to block off the Frenchman's run into the final third.
52' Ake rises in the box with Smalling to try to head Fraser's cross towards goal, but the defender can only guide his effort wide under pressure.
51' The Cherries are piling on the pressure at the start of the second half, winning a corner off the body of Smalling from their latest attack.
50' SAVE! De Gea has to be alert to deny Brooks. Bournemouth probe down the left flank through Smith and Fraser. The latter breaks away down the byline and forces a low ball across the face of goal. Brooks meets the delivery with a backheeled effort that almost catches out the United keeper, but he reacts to make the stop and clutches the ball to his body at the second attempt.
49' Martial has space down the left and options in the middle. The Frenchman tries to guide the ball into the box with his left foot, only to send his delivery straight down the throat of Begovic.
48' Fraser loses out in the middle of the park and it allows Pogba to drive forward at the middle of the Cherries' backline, but Cook is well placed to make a solid tackle to stop the Frenchman's run.
47' Martial makes a run at Francis down the left flank, but the Bournemouth defender holds his ground to make a well-timed challenge.
46' Cook and Wilson attempt to combine to tee up Stanislas in the box, but Wilson just cannot get enough power on his cross from the right inside channel.
46' We're back underway at the Vitality Stadium.
Bournemouth were on top and had United on the ropes in the opening 20 minutes, but couldn't score the decisive second goal to take command of the game. United were slick enough in the final third to notch the equaliser and that will give the visitors confidence as they've been far from their best this afternoon.
It's all square at the break between Bournemouth and Manchester United at the Vitality Stadium. The Cherries dominated the early stages of the game and took a deserved lead when Callum Wilson converted Junior Stanislas' low cross into the box. Eddie Howe's men remained on top and could have been awarded a penalty for a clumsy challenge by Luke Shaw on David Brooks. However, the referee waved play on and United soon found a way back into the game when Anthony Martial scored his fifth Premier League goal of the campaign to send the contest level at the interval.
45' + 1' A mistake from the Cherries allows Fred to feed Sanchez on the edge of the box. The Chilean cuts inside on his right boot to fire at goal, but Cook and Francis converge to make the block.
45' There will be two minutes of added time.
45' Bournemouth keep the ball alive in the final third and Wilson tries to wriggle to shoot on the turn, but he cannot connect with his strike.
44' BLOCK! Stanislas takes the free-kick and launches a right-footed strike towards the target, only to see his effort blocked by the wall.
43' The Cherries sustain their pressure in the final third and Fred commits a loose foul 20 yards from goal on Lewis Cook. It hands Bournemouth a great opportunity from the resulting free-kick.
41' SAVE! Stanislas seizes on a loose ball in the United half and releases the run of Fraser into the right inside channel. The winger tries to squeeze an effort towards the near post and he forces De Gea to turn it past the post.
39' WIDE! Sanchez battled with Ake in the box from a long ball forward and he heads it back towards the run of Mata. The Spaniard controls it before firing at goal, only to curl his effort wide of the target.
37' United were dominated in opening 20 minutes of the game, but have managed to scrap their way back into the contest. Mourinho will be thrilled to be heading towards the break level.
A. Sánchez
Manchester United
35' Sanchez makes a run before supplying a good ball into the middle for Martial to convert.
A. Martial
Manchester United
35' GOALLLLL!!!! MARTIAL NOTCHES THE EQUALISER! 1-1!!! United are level out of nothing as Martial continues his run of good form. Sanchez latches on to an offload down the right inside channel and cuts the ball towards the penalty spot. Martial is in the right place at the right time before burying his effort past Begovic.
34' Bournemouth use the ball well down the right flank, but Francis overhits his delivery to the back post, firing his cross out of play for a goal-kick.
32' CHANCE! Martial opens up the Bournemouth defence with a run down the left flank and he cuts the ball back for Fred to strike. The Brazilian has a path to goal, but he scuffs his effort on his right boot. It strikes Ake before being cleared, although it was heading wide anyway.
31' The visitors cannot get anything going in the final third. Martial and Sanchez have been anonymous in the opening 30 minutes.
29' Shaw clips a cross-field pass for Young on the right flank, but the ball skips off the surface away from the full-back. United are struggling for rhythm across the pitch.
27' Fraser latches on to a ball over the top of the United defence and he forces a low ball across the face of goal. Lindelof reacts just in time to clear ahead of Wilson, but the Swede was not overly convincing there.
25' PENALTY SHOUT! Bournemouth work the ball well down the left flank and Cook and Fraser combine to lift a cross into the box. Brooks waits at the back post where he is bundled over by Shaw, but the referee waves play on. 
23' Pressure from Francis forces a mistake from Matic on the half-way line. He releases Wilson in behind the United defence down the right flank. The striker has to be patient for support as Francis joins the attack before teeing up Stanislas for a strike, but his effort is saved with ease by De Gea.
21' Lewis Cook loses out to Fred on the edge of his own box and Matic almost releases Martial, but Steve Cook is there with a strong challenge to stop his run.
19' WIDE! Steve Cook picks out Smith on the left flank with a sublime cross-field pass. The full-back cuts inside and curls a cross into the middle. Smalling opts to leave the ball and De Gea is stranded in the middle of his goal. The United duo watch as the cross trickles inches wide of the post.
17' United are struggling to keep the ball in the middle of the park. The home side are applying the pressure and are winning back possession with ease.
15' No player has been involved in more Premier League goals this season than Callum Wilson (six goals, four assists)
14' Wilson finds space in the right inside channel and he goes for a strike from a tight angle. Lindelof makes a block, but the ball rebounds towards Brooks, who heads his effort straight over the bar.
13' The visitors are all over the place at the back, with Bournemouth looking a threat every time they push forward.
J. Stanislas
AFC Bournemouth
11' Stanislas sees the opening at the near post and fires a low cross into the box for Wilson to score.
C. Wilson
AFC Bournemouth
11' GOALLLLLLLL!!!!!! WILSON PUTS BOURNEMOUTH AHEAD!! 1-0! The pressure finally gets the breakthrough for the home side as Wilson converts for the home side. Bournemouth's corner is cleared, but they keep the ball alive and Stanislas finds space to fire a low cross towards the near post. No United defender picks up the run of Wilson and it allows the forward to slot an effort into the bottom corner, leaving De Gea with no chance.
11' BLOCK! The Cherries slice open the visitors at the back again as Smith works the ball into the path of Stanislas, but Smalling diverts his effort wide of the post.
10' SAVE! Fraser clips a lofted pass into the box for the run of Wilson towards the near post. The striker hooks an effort towards the net, only to be denied by the body of De Gea.
9' Mata swings the corner into the box, but it sails straight into the hands of Begovic. 
8' United clear the danger from the resulting corner and raid downfield to win a set-piece of their own as Sanchez puts Cook under pressure on the right flank.
7' Fraser makes good progress down the left flank and tries to send a low ball into the box. Young makes the block to send it out for a corner, although he stays down on the deck for a second with an apparent knock.
6' Fred teases a lofted pass over the top of the Bournemouth defence, but as Mata collects the Spaniard is caught offside.
4' CHANCE! United are caught out at the back as Wilson and Fraser combine in the final third. The latter speeds into the box and attempts a left-footed strike, only to see his effort beaten away by the legs of De Gea.
2' Bournemouth probe down the right flank as Brooks guides the ball into the path of Wilson. The striker goes for the low cross into the box, but Lindelof is there to clear the danger.
1' We're underway at the Vitality Stadium.
The players are out on the pitch, so we should be underway shortly.
After winning their first Premier League meeting with Man Utd (2-1 in December 2015), Bournemouth are winless in their last five against the Red Devils (drawn one, lost four).
United make one change to their side from their win over Everton on Monday. Rashford drops out of the team as Sanchez earns a recall, leaving Martial to spearhead the attack alongside the Chilean and Mata. Romelu Lukaku is absent after picking up a knock in training.
Bournemouth rung the changes for their clash against Norwich in the EFL Cup, but are back to a more familiar line-up this afternoon. There is one change to their side from their win over Fulham last week as Stanislas gets the nod to start over Daniels. Fraser drops back into a wing-back role with Stanislas supporting Wilson in the final third.
SUBS: Phil Jones, Marcus Rashford, Jesse Lingard, Ander Herrera, Sergio Romero, Matteo Darmian, Scott McTominay.
MANCHESTER UNITED (4-3-3): David de Gea; Ashley Young, Chris Smalling, Victor Lindelof, Luke Shaw; Fred, Nemanja Matic, Paul Pogba; Juan Mata, Anthony Martial, Alexis Sanchez.
SUBS: Artur Boruc, Dan Gosling, Andrew Surman, Lys Mousset, Jordan Ibe, Charlie Daniels, Jermain Defoe.
BOURNEMOUTH (3-4-3): Asmir Begovic; Simon Francis, Steve Cook, Nathan Ake; Adam Smith, Lewis Cook, Jefferson Lerma, Ryan Fraser; David Brooks, Callum Wilson, Junior Stanislas.
United have had their issues this season in the Premier League, although shoots of recovery are starting to appear. Jose Mourinho's side are unbeaten in their last three matches in the top flight, seeing off Everton in their last game on Monday night. The club are still off the pace of the Champions League places, but a win today would take them in striking distance of their rivals.
Bournemouth enter today's fixture ahead of United in the Premier League table, sitting in sixth - two places abouve the Red Devils. Eddie Howe's men have enjoyed an impressive start to the campaign and are in good form. The Cherries are unbeaten in their last six matches in all competitions, including their last outing in the EFL Cup which saw them defeat Norwich City to advance to the quarter-finals of the competition.
Good afternoon and welcome to the live commentary of the Premier League clash between Bournemouth and Manchester United at the Vitality Stadium.