Bournemouth vs Manchester United: What time does it start? Where can I watch it live on TV?

A look ahead to the Premier League clash at the Vitality Stadium

Joe Miles
Saturday 13 August 2016 18:25
Mourinho will hope for a winning start to his first United league campaign
Mourinho will hope for a winning start to his first United league campaign

It’s a big game for…

Jordon Ibe: Bournemouth’s club record signing will be set to impress, following his remarkable pre-season performance for The Cherries. After joining Bournemouth for £15m earlier this transfer market from Liverpool, the pressure is on to perform.

Best stat…

Bournemouth remain unbeaten in their last four home meetings with Manchester United in all competitions.

Remember when…

Junior Stanislas put Bournemouth ahead against United back in 2015 after just 100 seconds by scoring directly from a corner kick. We can only hope for a similar display of excellence from the corner spot on Sunday.

Player to watch…

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: With Pogba suspended for the opening game, all eyes will be firmly on Zlatan during his Premier League debut. After scoring the winning header in the Community Shield final, he will be entering this fixture brimming with confidence.

Past three-meetings…

Manchester United 3 (Rooney, Rashford, Young) Bournemouth 1 (Smalling OG), Premier League, 17 May 2016

Bournemouth 2 (Stanislas, King) Manchester United 1 (Fellaini), Premier League, 12 December 2015

Manchester United 1 (Brian McClair) v Bournemouth, FA Cup 5th Round Replay, 22nd February 1989

Form guide…

Manchester United: WWWLWW

Bournemouth: WLLLDL

Vital information…

Kick-off time: 1.30pm

TV: Live on Sky Sports 1


Manchester United to win: 20/23

Bournemouth to win: 19/5

Draw: 5/2

(Odds provided by BetVictor)

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