Manchester United 1-1 Bournemouth: Player Ratings

Reuters / Andrew Yates

Manchester United hosted a struggling Bournemouth side in a crucial Premier League encounter at Old Trafford on Saturday, with many expecting Jose Mourinho’s men to stroll past their opposition.

However, the Cherries put in a terrific performance to prevent United from securing their 600th Premier League victory, and took a point away from the game, which ended in a 1-1 draw.


David De Gea – 6
Didn’t have much to do the entire game. Dived the right way, but failed to save King’s spot kick.

Reuters / Jason Cairnduff

Antonio Valencia – 6

Was a threat going forward, and bagged an assist.

Phil Jones – 5
Made a few mistakes early in the game, and conceded a penalty as well.

Marcos Rojo – 6
Was much more comfortable on his return to his preferred CB position as compared to RB. Scored his first Premier League goal for United.

Luke Shaw – 6
Marked his return with a decent performance, but could have done better.

Michael Carrick – 6
Dominated the middle of the park. Picked up a Yellow.

Paul Pogba – 5
Struggled to make his mark on the game, and missed a few good chances.

Juan Mata – 5
Failed to pull the strings like he usually does.

Wayne Rooney – 5
Average display on the night from the Manchester United skipper.

Anthony Martial – 6
Tormented the Bournemouth defenders with his pace, but couldn’t deliver the end product.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic – 5

Missed some good chances, including his penalty. Got booked, but was immensely lucky not to get sent off.


Marcus Rashford – 5

Jesse Lingard – 5

Marouane Fellaini – 5


Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe before the match.

Reuters / Peter Cziborra

Boruc – 8
Made some outstanding saves, including his crucial penalty save for Ibrahimovic’s spotkick. Man of the Match.

Smith – 6
Conceded a penalty due to his outstretched arm.

Cook – 7
Did his job at the back.

Mings – 5
Lucky not to get sent off for his tussle with Ibrahimovic.

Fraser – 6
Wasn’t as involved as he would have preferred.

Arter – 7
Hyperactive in the middle of the park.

Surman – 6
Got sent off, although his second yellow card for pushing Zlatan was a tad bit harsh.

Pugh – 6
Struggled at times as the Red Devils caused him problems.

Daniels – 6
A resolute performance.

Afobe – 6
A rare attacking threat, despite not being on the ball too often.

King – 6
Dispatched a brilliant penalty to bring the Cherries level.


Cargill – 5

Gosling – 6

Gradel – NA


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