Manchester United has the second place in the Premier League more firmly into his hands. The team of coach José Mourinho won Wednesday’s away game against Bournemouth with 0-2. Daley Blind made with a short subbing his comeback. Real Madrid escaped a defeat.
With still four rounds in the Premier League for the bow has United a lead of four points on Liverpool. The title is permanently out of reach. Manchester City Sunday without playing champion of England, because the fellow-townsman at home lost to hekkensluiter West Bromwich Albion.
United recovered Wednesday well from that disappointment and came to the Vitality Stage in Bournemouth already after half an hour of the lead. Chris Smalling slipped and the ball on the indicate of Jesse Lingard from close in. Romelu Lukaku made it there twenty minutes before time, 0-2.
Blind was for the first time in over four months again of playing time in the Premier League. The Dutchman, who partly by injury since new year’s day no more action was to come in competition, fell in the eightieth minute in for Paul Pogba.
At Bournemouth, which is nicely in the middle (eleventh), played Nathan Aké the whole competition.
Manchester United is with a lead of fourteen points on number five Chelsea is as good as certain of Champions League football next season. The top four in England will position itself directly for that tournament.
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