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AFC Bournemouth 1-0 Manchester United

Match summary

2 Nov 2019
Premier League - AFC Bournemouth v Manchester United

Joshua King's strike ended AFC Bournemouth's six-hour wait for a goal as they defeated Manchester United 1-0 at Vitality Stadium.

United twice went close to opening the scoring in a bright start. Andreas Pereira fired over while Daniel James's long-range effort went narrowly wide.

AFC Bournemouth took the lead on the stroke of half-time, Adam Smith crossing for King, against his former side, who flicked over Aaron Wan-Bissaka and volleyed beyond David De Gea.

The home side had opportunities to double their advantage after the break, and Callum Wilson forced De Gea into a fine save on 75 minutes.

A first victory in five matches moves AFC Bournemouth up to seventh on 16 points, above Man Utd in 10th with 13 points.

See: AFC Bournemouth report | Man Utd report

Next fixtures

AFC Bournemouth: 9 Nov v Newcastle (A)
Man Utd: 10 Nov v Brighton (H)

Referee: Chris Kavanagh. Assistants: Sian Massey-Ellis, Constantine Hatzidakis. Fourth official: David Webb. VAR: Mike Dean. Assistant VAR: Stephen Child.

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