Manchester United in the Premier league opener sealed a 1-0 win over Tottenham .The only goal of the match is the work of Spurs’ defender Kyle Walker, who shored an own goal in the 22nd minute.
Louis van Gaal victory opened a new season Premier league season with the best possible gift for the 64th birthday, with a win.
However, Manchester United have not been a dominant force on the ground and Dutchman certainly can not be fully satisfied. Besides the unfortunate Walker’s own goal, the only real opportunity we saw was in the 65th minute when Ashley Young threatened to Vorm.
Tottenham, however, had several great chances and we especially point out the one of Christian Eriksen from some seven meters has sent the ball juve over the post. Spurs were dangerous and at the end of the match, but the Argentine goalkeeper Sergio Romero denied two great opportunities.
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Post Match Interviews from Van Gaal and Pochettino as Manchester United beat Spurs in the Premier league opener
Man Utd (4-2-3-1): Romero; Darmian, Smalling, Blind, Shaw; Schneiderlin, Carrick; Mata, Memphis, Young; Rooney.
Tottenham (4-2-3-1): Vorm; Walker, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Davies; Dier, Bentaleb; Dembele, Eriksen, Chadli; Kane.