Manchester United beat Bournemouth but did not gain an advantage over Manchester City and rested outside the Champions League
Manchester United won Bournemouth at home in the 38th round of Premier League. The game was held at Old Trafford and ended with the score 3:1.
Anthony Marcial forwarded the ball to the penalty box towards Wayne Rooney at the end of the first half, who had scored the goal on the run. Antonio Valencia has made a pass to Rashford, who immediately put the ball to the guest’s net on the 74 minute.
At the end of the match, without any resistance Rooney took the ball to the penalty area, passed it to Adam Federici, where Ashley Young appeared at exact time and brought the ball aside the goalkeeper. Chris Smalling redirected the ball into his own net in extra time.
Despite the victory, Manchester United could gain an advantage Manchester City: both teams scored 66 points, but the Citizens left MU behind due to a better index of goals. Pellegrini’s squad has taken the 4 place and qualified to the Champions League. MU finished fifth and will play in Europe League. Bournemouth (with 41 points) is still 16th in EPL.
England – Premier league. 38th round
Manchester United (Manchester) – Bournemouth (Bournemouth) – 3:1
Goals: Rooney, 43 (1:0); Rashford, 74 (2:0); Young, 87 (3:0); Smolling, 90+3 (3:1, own goal).
Preventions: Mat, 66 – No.