Manchester United is now number one home win of the Premier League season,today Saturday evening, man u 1 west brom Albion at Old Trafford.
With the help of VAr, referee David coats overturned an early penalty correctly for the baggies.
A penalty was saved by former united academy goalkeeper sam johnstone saw by Bruno fernandes.
FIRST HALF – HONOURS EVEN
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer made two changes to his previous starting XI by replacing the injured Luke Shaw and Scott McTominay with Alex Telles and Nemanja Matic, with the former making his Old Trafford debut. Notably,
Paul Pogba was omitted from the 18-man squad to an ankle injury sustained with France.
Wearing black armbands in tribute to the late Albert Quixall, United started brightly and Anthony Martial went close to scoring in the very first minute with a glancing header from Juan Mata’s cross, yet the outstanding opportunity of the opening stages arrived in the 17th minute.
It started with Harry Maguire intercepting a loose ball on the half-way line, driving forward and playing it out wide to Marcus Rashford.
His cross found Fernandes and the Portuguese teed up Martial, whose shot from close range was brilliantly saved by former United man Johnstone.
Not to be outdone at the other end, United no.1 David De Gea showed his quality a moment later with a brilliant fingertip stop to prod Karlan Grant’s right-footed shot just inches wide of the post.
The Baggies held a deep defensive line and that frustrated the Reds, yet Fernandes almost inspired an opening in the 33rd minute, with an outstanding pass towards the back post that Mata directed back into the six-yard box.
A deflection off a defender left the ball lingering in the air and Martial was marginally beaten to a 50/50 by the advancing Johnstone.
Maguire was next to go close with a thunderous volley that smashed into the face of West Brom captain Bartley, who went down in a heap as a result, yet he quickly rose to his feet and almost netted himself in the 42nd minute with a header that landed on the roof of De Gea’s goa
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer rolled out two improvements to his past beginning XI by supplanting the harmed Luke Shaw and Scott McTominay with Alex Telles and Nemanja Matic, with the previous creation his Old Trafford debut. Strikingly,
Paul Pogba was overlooked from the 18-man crew to a lower leg injury supported with France.
Wearing dark armbands in accolade for the late Albert Quixall, Joined began splendidly and Anthony Military went near scoring in the absolute first moment with a looking header from Juan Mata’s cross, yet the extraordinary chance of the initial stages showed up in the seventeenth moment.
It began with Harry Maguire capturing a free ball on the midway line, driving forward and playing it out wide to Marcus Rashford.
His cross discovered Fernandes and the Portuguese teed up Military, whose shot from short proximity was splendidly spared by previous Joined man Johnstone.
Not to be outshone at the opposite end, Joined no.1 David De Gea indicated his quality a second later with a splendid fingertip stop to goad Karlan Award’s correct footed shot just inches wide of the post.
The Baggies held a profound guarded line and that disappointed the Reds, yet Fernandes nearly propelled an opening in the 33rd moment, with a remarkable pass towards the back post that Mata coordinated once more into the six-yard box.
A redirection off a safeguard left the ball waiting noticeable all around and Military was possibly beaten to a 50/50 by the progressing Johnstone.
Maguire was close to go close with a deafening volley that crushed into the essence of West Brom commander Bartley, who went down in a store subsequently, yet he immediately rose to his feet and nearly got himself in the 42nd moment with a header that arrived on the top of De Gea’s objective