Manchester United 2 Soton 0

Jose Mourinho

Man­chester Uni­ted 2 South­ampton 0, Old Traf­ford, Eng­lish Pre­mier Lea­gue, Au­gust 19, 2016. Zlatan Ibrahimovic con­tin­ued his good scor­ing form wi­th a brace as Man­chester Uni­ted be­at South­ampton 2-0. Zlatan had now notched up three goals in his fir­st two Pre­miership ga­mes and his per­form­ance was hailed by Jose Mou­rinho af­ter the clash wi­th Soton.

Af­ter beat­ing AFC Bourne­mouth 3–1 away on the open­ing week­end of the 2016-17 sea­son, Man­chester Uni­ted cruised to an­oth­er com­fort­able vic­tory as they over­came South­ampton 2-0 at ho­me. At Old Traf­ford, Zlatan Ibrahimovic sco­red wi­th a head­er in the 36th min­ute be­fore the marks­man ad­ded a sec­ond goal from the spot sev­en min­utes in the sec­ond ha­lf to se­cure a 2-0 win ag­ainst The Saints. Jose Mou­rinho: “Zlatan Ibrahimovic is very good in the air, and very good wi­th his feet as well. He holds the ball bet­ter than any­one. When he drops back he gives the te­am an­oth­er op­tion; to keep pos­ses­sion of the ball. I am very happy wi­th his per­form­ance.” Man­chester Uni­ted Te­am: Da­vid de Gea, Eric Bailly, Lu­ke Shaw, Da­ley Bli­nd, Va­lencia, Mar­ou­ane Fel­laini, Ju­an Ma­ta, Paul Po­gba, An­thony Mar­tial, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Way­ne Roo­ney. Sub­stitutes: Hen­rikh Mkhitary­an, Chris Small­ing, Mor­gan Schneider­lin, Ash­ley Young, An­der Her­rera, Mar­cus Rash­ford, Ser­gio Rom­ero. South­ampton Te­am: Fraser For­ster, Cedric Soares, Jose Fonte, Matt Tar­gett, Vir­gil van Dijk, Pierre-Emile Ho­jb­jerg, Ste­ven Dav­is, Dusan Tadic, Nat­han Red­mond, Ori­ol Romeu, Shane Long. Sub­stitutes: Jay Rodrig­uez, Char­lie Aus­tin, Maya Yoshida, Jeremy Pied, Jordy Clasie, Ja­mes Wa­rd-Prowse, Al­ex McCarthy.


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