Manchester United took a step nearer to securing second place during the Premier League this season with a 2-Zero win at Bournemouth on Wednesday night.
Jose Mourinho made seven alterations to his side with one eye on Saturday’s FA Cup semi-final in opposition to Tottenham.
However, the wholesale changes didn’t hurt the Pink Devils’ potency and United had been in control at half-time on account of Chris Smalling’s second function in three video video video video games.
The centre-back, who scored the winner in United’s dramatic victory over Manchester Town, was within the correct place to tuck residing Jesse Lingard’s low move during the 28th minute after Herrera’s neat ball spread out the Bournemouth defence.
The Cherries accomplished the 1/2 of on excessive and had their best probability on the stroke of the wreck, Josh King forcing David De Gea to conquer away his extremely setting pleasant shot.
The chums doubled their lead with twenty minutes final within the second 1/2 of as Romelu Lukaku purchased right kind proper right here off the bench to dink a neat finish over Asmir Begovic after Paul Pogba burst through from midfield to set him up.
The top end finish end result leaves United four portions transparent of Liverpool and 6 than Tottenham during the fight for second place.
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