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United 1-0 Spurs - match gallery

Posted on 8 August 2015  - 15:15

Action from Saturday's opening game of the new Premier League season at Manchester United.

Mousa Dembele up against Morgan SchneiderlinChristian Eriksen goes close with an early chipEarly disappointment for ChristianHarry Kane holds off Matteo DarmianKyle Walker battles with Ashley YoungEric Dier tackles Luke ShawToby Alderweireld up against YoungToby and Jan Vertonghen in action with Wayne RooneyMousa holds off SchneiderlinBen Davies in action with ShawEric chases Ander HerreraJan and Ryan Mason keep tabs on Juan Mata

An unfortunate own goal by Kyle Walker mid-way through the first half saw us lose the game 1-0, although United's debutant goalkeeper Sergio Romero was forced into action on a handful of occasions as we put on a spirited performance on the road.

Manchester United (4-3-3): Romero, Darmian (Valancia 80), Smalling, Blind, Shaw, Carrick (Schweinsteiger 60), Schneiderlin, Mata, Depay (Herrera 68), Rooney (c), Young. Substitutes (not used): Chicharito, McNair, Pereira, Johnstone.

Spurs (4-2-3-1): Vorm, Walker, Alderweireld, Vertonghen (c), Davies, Bentaleb (Mason 53), Dier (Alli 77), Dembele (Lamela 68), Eriksen, Chadli, Kane. Substitutes (not used): Lloris, Trippier, Wimmer, Carroll.

Goals: Manchester United – Walker OG 22.

Yellow cards: Manchester United –  Schweinsteiger 69, Mata 89. Spurs – Vertonghen 26, Dier 76, Alli 90+1.

Referee: Jonathan Moss.

Attendance: 75,261.