Manchester United has beaten Southampton by 9-0 last night.
The Red Devils bounced back with their very best and thrashed Southampton at Old Trafford. Manchester United got the man advantage in the 2nd minute as Southampton debutant Alex Jankewitz was sent off after a rough tackle on Scott McTominay. Manchester United took advantage pretty well.
Aaron Wan-Bissaka scored the second Manchester United goal of his career in the 18th minute. After that Marcus Rashford, Edinson Cavani, Scott McTominay, Bruno Fernandes, Daniel James has scored one each and Anthony Martial scored a brace. Southampton defender Jan Bednarek scored an own goal. He was also sent off in the 86th minute.
Manchester United failed to win the last two games in the league and dropped to the second spot in the table behind Manchester City. It was a very important game for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s man and they responded it in their style. After the match, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said, “We have been waiting for them to show the magic but that was a night they could go and enjoy.”
“We haven’t had too many of those, where I can just sit down in the second half and enjoy the football. They enjoyed it – some good performances. We’ll get lots of confidence from a performance like this and scoring goals is always good for forwards and a team.”
It was the first time in 26 years when Manchester United scored 9 goals in a league game. It was also the second time when Red Devils beat their opposition with 9 goals difference. Manchester United is also the only team to score 9 goals in a match in the league this season. Leicester City has scored 9 last season against the same opposition.