Swansea 0 Manchester U 4

Anthony Martial

Man­chester Uni­ted Facts­book Re­port: Swansea City 0 Man­chester Uni­ted 4, Liberty Sta­dium, Eng­lish Pre­mier Lea­gue, Au­gust 19, 2017. Jose Mourinho´s Man­chester Uni­ted be­at Swansea City 4-0 in their fir­st away fix­ture of the sea­son. Eric Bailly gave Uni­ted the lead in the last min­ute of the fir­st pe­riod, whi­le Ro­melu Lu­kaku, Paul Po­gba, and An­thony Mar­tial sco­red a goal each af­ter the break.

Man­chester Uni­ted had out­hustled West Ham Uni­ted to the tune of a 4-0 score at Old Traf­ford in their open­ing en­counter of the 2017-18 sea­son thanks to a brace each si­de of the in­ter­val from ex-Ever­ton marks­man Ro­melu Lu­kaku and two late goals from An­thony Mar­tial and Paul Po­gba re­spect­ively. Lu­kaku put Uni­ted in front in the 33rd min­ute of pro­ceed­ings be­fore the for­mer Good­ison Park stri­ker com­pleted his brace for the hosts sev­en min­utes in­to the sec­ond ha­lf. And wi­th three min­utes left of the clash, Mar­tial ad­ded a third goal for Man­chester Uni­ted whi­le Po­gba made it 4–0 to the ho­me si­de in the 90th min­ute. The Swans, mean­while, had played out an en­ter­tain­ing, but goal­less, draw wi­th South­ampton at St Mary´s Sta­dium. At Liberty Sta­dium, The Reds got them­selves ahead on 45 min­utes when a power­ful head­er from Po­gba was tipped on to the cross­bar by Swansea City shot stop­per Lukasz Fa­bi­anski and Ivory Coast in­ter­na­tion­al Eric Bailly was there to put the ball in­to the net from clo­se ran­ge. Af­ter the break, Lu­kaku net­ted a sec­ond goal for Man­chester Uni­ted wi­th a su­perb fin­ish from a few yards out in the 80th min­ute of the mat­ch be­fore Paul Po­gba re­gistered a third for the vis­it­ing si­de two min­utes la­ter. Then, wi­th six min­utes re­maining of nor­mal time, Mar­cus Rash­ford re­place­ment An­thony Mar­tial roun­ded off the scor­ing to make it 4-0 to the men in red shirts. Fol­low­ing the de­moli­tion of Swansea City, Man­chester Uni­ted were now top­ping the Pre­mier Lea­gue ta­ble on goal dif­fer­ence. Swansea City Te­am: Lukasz Fa­bi­anski, Kyle Bartley, Fe­d­erico Fernan­dez, Alfie Mawson, Kyle Naugh­ton, Mar­tin Ols­son, Tom Car­roll, Leroy Fer, Roque Mesa, Tammy Ab­ra­ham, Jor­dan Ayew. Sub­stitutes: Kris­tof­fer Nord­feldt, An­gel Ran­gel, Mi­ke van der Hoo­rn, Jay Fulton, Way­ne Rout­ledge, Lu­ciano Nars­ingh, Oliv­er McBurnie. Man­chester Uni­ted Te­am: Da­vid de Gea, Eric Bailly, Da­ley Bli­nd, Phil Jones, An­tonio Va­lencia, Ju­an Ma­ta, Paul Po­gba, Ne­manja Mat­ic, Hen­rikh Mkhitary­an, Ro­melu Lu­kaku, Mar­cus Rash­ford. Sub­stitutes: Mar­ou­ane Fel­laini, Chris Small­ing, An­thony Mar­tial, Vic­tor Lin­delof, An­der Her­rera, Jesse Lin­gard, Ser­gio Romero.


2016-17 Sea­son:

Man­chester Uni­ted 1 Swansea City 1
Celta Vigo 0 Man­chester Uni­ted 1
Ar­senal 2 Man­chester Uni­ted 0
Man­chester Uni­ted 1 Celta Vigo 1
Tot­ten­ham Hot­spur 2 Man­chester Uni­ted 1
South­ampton 0 Man­chester Uni­ted 0
Man­chester Uni­ted 2 Crys­tal Pal­ace 0
Ajax 0 Man­chester Uni­ted 2

2017-18 Sea­son:

Re­al Mad­rid 2 Man­chester Uni­ted 1
Man­chester Uni­ted 4 West Ham Uni­ted 0

Man­ager: Jose Mourinho

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