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Who was Manchester United’s worst player in 3-0 Bournemouth defeat?

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The Red Devils’ squad issues were exposed in another disappointing defeat at Old Trafford.

Manchester United suffered a 3-0 against Bournemouth in their Premier League on Saturday. The Cherries claimed their first-ever victory at Old Trafford in style.

What happened?

United fell behind only five minutes into the game as Dominic Solanke converted Lewis Cook’s precise low cross with a clever finish inside the box. The visitors had two more chances to increase their lead before the half-time whistle, but the woodwork and a late offside call kept United hopeful for the second period.

The Red Devils made a few attempts to find the equalizer after the break. But it was Phillip Billing who scored the Cherries’ second goal after a devastating counter-attack in the 68th minute.

It then took the visitors only five minutes to make it 3-0. This time, Marcus Senesi’s header found the bottom-low corner of the net after a brilliant corner from Marcus Tavernier. The visitors scored another one in the extra time, but the goal was disallowed by VAR.

United’s Worst Player vs Bournemouth

It was another evening to forget for Andre Onana, who has now conceded 21 Premier League goals this season. However, Luke Shaw is our pick for United’s worst player of the game due to his poor defensive performance throughout the game.

Despite Raphael Varane’s return from injury, Erik ten Hag started Shaw alongside Harry Maguire at the heart of United’s backline. The England international lost all four of his ground duels while losing possession 13 times.

Man Utd Player Ratings vs Bournemouth

Manchester United XI: Onana (5), Reguilon (7), Maguire (7), Shaw (4), Dalot (6), McTominay (6), Amrabat (7), Antony (7), Fernandes (7), Garnacho (6), Martial (6).

Bench: Hojlund (6), Evans (5), Pellistri (6), Rashford (6).